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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Project Controls Specialist - AZCO (Field Opportunities) in Appleton, Wisconsin


Responsible for supporting project controls through scheduling and cost controls. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform non-routine cost control assignments which require the selection and application of AZCO’s defined control principles, techniques, technical knowledge, and resource monitoring of construction activities.

  • Review drawings and perform material takeoffs.

  • Develop and maintain budgets for small to medium size projects.

  • Develop and maintain equipment and indirect schedules,

  • Develop and maintain earned value progress trackers for small to medium sized projects.

  • Assist in analyzing work progress and craft productivity.

  • Develop and maintain monthly project financial review sheets, monthly forecasts, miscellaneous financial reports, job cost monitoring, and special reports for clients and management.

  • Perform field audits to ensure integrity of earned value system.

  • Assist with timecard corrections.

  • Performs non-routine scheduling and planning assignments required to develop and maintain schedules for a portion of, or complete project. Includes collection of actual quantities installed per schedule, assess progress data supplied by others, and visual inspection.

  • Develop and maintain construction schedules for small to medium sized projects

  • Update earned value progress on the schedule for small to medium sized projects.

  • Prepare resource load schedules for small to medium sized projects.

  • Develop and maintain manpower curves.

  • Offer support during interactive planning sessions.

  • Develop detailed engineering and construction schedules with Project Manager.

  • Interface with other construction departments to provide scheduling data for subcontractors.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in construction management, engineering, or related field; and minimum of 0-4 years of project controls experience and/or heavy industrial construction and project related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Primavera Scheduling software, Microsoft Excel and Access.

  • Must be available to travel to sites not yet determined for the duration of a given project.

  • Strong organizational skills with extreme attention to detail.

  • Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Ability to work with a wide range of personalities.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship, in the country where this position is located, for the duration of the internship.


Job Construction Services

Primary Location US-WI-Appleton

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

Req ID: 221593