Apr 13, 2023

Project Controls Director

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Company Description** **At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.** We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. **Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.** We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. **Job Description** AECOM is seeking a Project Controls Director for our West Region Transportation business line to lead our team of Project Controllers to provide superior project support services, continue to learn and advance their skills, and respond to needs of our growing business. For this hybrid role, there is a strong preference for the candidate to sit within the West Region. As leader of our Project Controls team, you would work directly for our Director of Operations and with business line operation leaders, division managers and finance leaders to build upon current practices, further establish Project Controls policies and procedures, and influence the growth of Project Controls practices within the business line and career development with our Project Controls employees. This position is expected to start immediately. As leader of our Project Controls team, you would: + Manage and lead the Project Controls team, directly and with mid-level Project Controls Supervisors, to provide cost management, document controls, reporting, scheduling and risk management services in support of AECOM projects of varying sizes and complexities. + Work with current business leaders to articulate the role of project controls across the business. + With the help of mid-level Project Controls Supervisors, train, mentor, motivate and evaluate less experienced staff, understand employee skillsets and assist with project assignments as necessary. + Enhance project controls support by identifying advanced opportunities to develop staff and build a team with more advanced skills to utilize on complex projects as the business grows + Assist in potential initiatives such as: standardization of processes and tools; participate in the deployment and evolution of standard AECOM solutions; support the networking with AECOM project controls community to share knowledge and resources across the corporation; support development of project controls best practices within AECOM, potentially working with a vast group of stakeholders. + Accountable to achieve annual/quarterly results against targets and for encouraging Project Controllers to meet their targets for business metrics + Demonstrates leadership attributes that help drive the success of the business and provide a role model for others. + Have broad experience with Project Controls functions on projects with a variety of contract types, complexities and risk profiles. **Qualifications** Minimum Requirements + Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Financial Management, Business Management or similar major + 12 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education including 4 years of leadership Preferred Requirements + Track record with substantial, complex and varied project experience + Experience in project controls functions: budgeting, forecasting, cost control, project financial analysis, change management, subcontract management and earned value management. + History leading remote teams + Experience with both Client facing and _internal_ project controls processes and analysis. + Experience providing analysis on problem projects and working with project teams to implement solutions + Ability to execute duties with a focus on continuous improvement, both within the project controls community and AECOM operations + Strong oral and written communication skills, possess interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships, and have demonstrated business acumen + Ability to travel domestically, as required **Additional Information** Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $175,000 - $225,000. _AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs._ With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. Join us and let’s get started. **ReqID:** J10085435 **Business Line:** Transportation **Business Group:** DCS **Strategic Business Unit:** West **Career Area:** Program & Project Management **Work Location Model:** Hybrid