Ideal Candidate

-Bachelor degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Engineering, Economics, business or related field or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.

-This is an entry level position. Some experience in engineering, procurement and construction projects in a cost or planning and scheduling position, similar to that obtained through an internship, is favorable.

-Basic understanding of engineering economics, project costs and data analysis would represent an advantage.
-Advanced Excel and Access skills are a must, preferred SQL and exposure to BI type solutions.

-Team worker, proactive, results oriented, integrity & open communication.

-Attention to detail and quality approach to assignments.

-Demonstrates consistent, effective and efficient written and oral communications skills.

-Expresses ideas, exercises sound judgment and effectively listens.

-Exhibits confidence and positive attitude.

-Builds collaborative relationships with management, colleagues and external partners.

-Learns to perform a task by on the job training and asking questions.

-Demonstrates energy and commitment for continuous self-improvement.
-Shows flexibility, mobility, attention to assigned duties, conflict management and resolution.


Job description

-Project Controls (Cost) Analysts are responsible for supporting project or proposal cost activities including engineering, procurement, construction, start up, and operations. Project Controls provides the tools and systems necessary to effectively and proactively manage, control, and report on cost and schedule for concurrent projects throughout the organization.

-Project Controls Services include planning, cost and schedule (work breakdown structure) metrics and tools, collecting performance data, tracking data (cost compilation and monitoring), analyzing data (earned value, productivity and risk analysis) and reporting.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Responsible for supporting project cost activities including engineering, materials management, construction, start up and operations.

-Assists in the development and maintenance of work breakdown structures (WBS) and helps to insure effective use of project coding for Company’s cornerstone applications.

-Collects data and produces an initial analysis on manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations.

-Collects updates and produces cost management reports.

-Develops knowledge of earned value concepts, principles and methodology.

-Understands and applies knowledge of project revenue and cost.

-Researches data for subsequent use in analyzing cost and schedule variances.

-Identifies and tracks all changes or potential changes to the project scope, ensuring estimates of cost and /or schedule changes impact are given visibility with the client and project management. Integrates cost and schedule data and reporting with the Company's accounting and management information systems to facilitate meeting company performance and financial goals.

Company details

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, had revenue of approximately $19 billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2015. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at