Project Controls Manager

Summit Carbon Solutions is an innovative company which is developing and building the world’s largest carbon capture project in the upper Midwest over the next several years.  We are a dynamic and highly entrepreneurial team that is expanding rapidly.  We are looking for a smart, flexible, and high-energy individual to join our team.  Summit Carbon offers an exciting, collaborative work environment with a casual dress code. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.

This position reports to the Director of Project Controls and is responsible budgeting, monitoring, forecasting, and controlling capital spend; supporting schedule and risk management; cost performance and variance reporting; and managing project controls staff.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Responsible for the project forecast (ETC, EAC, VAC), including pending and approved changes, and other observed trends.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of monthly project cost reports. Lead monthly project review meetings and review monthly reports.
  • Responsible for the cost flow and cash flow forecasts and ensuring alignment with the cost accounting system and schedule.
  • Develop and report monthly KPI’s to communicate performance to the project team and senior management.
  • Responsible for the control budget, including populating the Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) from the approved project estimates.
  • Ability to provide estimating assurance on estimates submitted by engineering and construction contractors.
  • Sound knowledge of earned value best practices, including establishing and implementing rules of credit and quantity tracking procedures.
  • Ensure the project team follows change management procedures and guidelines.
  • Develop and implement project contingency draw down plans.
  • Ability to work closely with project scheduling, project accounting, supply chain, engineering, and construction.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management and 10+ years’ experience in major capital projects
  • Familiarity with PDRI, AACE, IPA, PMI and other relevant standards and recommended practices
  • Well-balanced interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communications and presentation skills
  • Must be delivery focused, self-motivated, capable of working with minimal supervision and/or direction and goal oriented
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Required Software Skills:
    • MS Office suite: excel, power point, word, outlook
  • Value adds for the following software skills:
    • Power BI
    • Primavera P6
    • Dynamics 365 or other ERP accounting software
    • Prism
    • InEight
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ames Iowa

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