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Burns & McDonnell Project Controls Technician in Saint Louis, Missouri


The Project Controls Technician will support maintaining project cost performance reports, logging invoices, providing schedule support and entering data in cost systems.

  • Create vendor/sub invoice coversheets in MIS.

  • Assist with upstream (prime contract) and downstream (PO & subcontract) change orders.

  • Assist with project set-up in Oracle Financial MIS/PPS Accounting Module or Oracle Primavera Contracts Manager Program.

  • Input data; maintain logs in Oracle Primavera Contracts Manager software and/or the Oracle Financials MIS/PPS Accounting software.

  • Assist with creating Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for tracking detailed breakdown of purchase orders and subcontracts.

  • Assist with budget tracking against purchase orders and subcontracts.

  • Assist with the set up of a Change Management System.

  • Input updates to cost reports or forecasts in Oracle Primavera P6.

  • Assist in the development of Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 schedules.

  • Assist with creating schedules and diagrams in Microsoft Visio.

  • Assist with set up of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in Oracle Primavera 6 or Microsoft Project scheduling software.

  • Input logic ties within the schedule.

  • Print various schedule reports and format as directed.

  • Input data and update schedule progress reports.

  • Assist with resource loading a schedule.

  • Assist with the development of an earned value tracking document.

  • Print pre-programmed scheduling reports from P6 along with back-up documentation.

  • Assist with integrating data from one program to another.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in unrelated field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • A minimum of 1 year direct project controls experience.

  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient PC skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

  • Experience with one or more project controls software or tool preferred.

  • May be required to obtain an OSHA 10 hour safety certification.


Job Engineering Technicians

Primary Location US-MO-Saint Louis

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 192109



Equal Employment Policy: It is the policy of Burns & McDonnell to offer equal opportunity in all areas of employment to all qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other classes protected by applicable law. View our EEO policy statements.

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