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Stantec Project Controls Analyst in Raleigh, North Carolina

Project Controls Analyst - ( 230004NK )


Projects, when successfully delivered, can strengthen client organizations and the communities they serve. By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our business, technical, and project management experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives—without surprises.

Our Infrastructure Practice at Stantec advances our communities by way of large projects executed for public and private clients alike. These projects include the support of integrated Project Controls Analysts who provide schedule, budget, billing support & management dashboard development using PowerBI during project execution.

Join a team of project management specialists that’s passionate about achieving predictable project outcomes for clients and communities as we continue to set high standards for performance, innovation, and service. We help solve project challenges using formal and strategic project management processes, enabled by project management technology. Our professionals focus on managing program activities, expectations, and risk, while leading, supporting, and/or advising clients throughout all stages of the project life cycle. The ongoing success of our team allows you to set the pace of your career. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home.

Your Opportunity:

Stantec is seeking an entry level Project Controls Analyst with knowledge of basic cost controls related to Project Management. In the capacity of Project Controls Analyst, you will be a key point of contact with numerous stakeholders, both internal and external to the project.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and/or provide training in support of monthly financial updates (forecasts) with Project Managers in our Earned Value Management tools.

  • Support project managers in the delivery and execution of projects through Earned Value Management processes (cost and schedule) on a portfolio of projects ranging in size.

  • Prepare cost reports on a weekly basis and issue them to the project team.

  • Analyze and provide feedback on trends and impacts to projects costs and schedule.

  • Generate forecast reports related to workhours and project costs.

  • Assist in the preparation of project performance reports on a portfolio of projects which include Earned Value metrics, variance reports and technical information received from Project Managers.

  • Prepare rolling forecast of staff requirements for various projects based on scope of work, input from project managers and other project controls staff; analyze and provide proactive feedback.

  • Review project invoices and coordinate corrections as required with project manager and accounting department.

  • Assist in preparation of project change notices, change orders, and maintain change order log.

  • Perform and/or QC ad hoc reporting as required by each client.

  • Perform analytics and interpret project/program data for continuous improvement.

  • Travel, when required for programs/projects.


Your Capabilities and Credentials:

  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management processes and techniques.

  • Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated, able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent communication, time-management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients, contractors, and staff at all levels.

  • Ability to blend client requirements with company standards and methodology.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (specifically desired: expertise in MS Excel).

  • Preferred: knowledge of scheduling software (including Primavera P6 & Microsoft Project).

  • Preferred: knowledge of data visualization software (including Microsoft PowerBI or Tableau).

Education and Experience:

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in the field of business administration, finance, economics, or another relevant technical field. Knowledge of Project Management, Earned Value Management techniques and processes with a strong focus in data analytics, cost analysis, financial forecasting and project scheduling.

1-3 years of professional experience is preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Kentucky-Lexington

Other Locations : United States-South Carolina-North Charleston, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Virginia-Richmond, United States-Maryland-Laurel

Organization : BC-1785 Transpt-US Kentucky

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 20, 2023, 8:05:13 AM

Req ID: 230004NK

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans