Project Controls Lead

Arcadis U.S./RTKL/RISE   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 44 days ago

Job Description

Arcadis is seeking a Project Controls Lead to join our technology team. This is a site-based position to support a data center site located in the?Western Region. The successful candidates will have capital cost controls and estimating expertise in the construction arena, with a strong focus on MEP services. Experience in Data Center construction is highly desirable but not essential. The successful candidate must be technical, organized with strong communication skills and have a proven track record. A work history that represents increased levels of responsibility on a progressive basis is important.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Performs conceptual cost estimates for a variety of commercial building types.
  • Must understand construction means and methods.
  • Performs cost estimates for civil, structural, architectural, plumbing, HVAC and electrical disciplines.
  • Prepare material, labor, and equipment cost estimates for concept designs, design development documents, bid documents, and change orders.
  • Work with client project management team to agree GMPs.
  • Estimate and negotiate potential change orders.
  • Cost validation and quantity surveying on an as needed basis.
  • Monitoring and audit compliance.
  • Coordinate with project manager staff to establish initial budgets, develop cost estimates working with suppliers and other sources, and perform monthly Estimate at Completions on projects.
  • Analyze projects to ensure that project funding is adequate by performing estimates, cost forecasts, cost trends, and accrual of actual costs.
  • Reconcile program and project controls data with the client’s fiscal and financial controls systems.
  • Change management and control, budget management and documentation, fiscal and cost reports, charts, graphics, trend analyses, and document control.
  • Should be able to effectively use a management reporting data warehouse to perform these tasks.
  • Ability to present results of cost analyses to senior staff and clients.
  • Risk-based approach to the development of time and cost contingencies.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of project controls experience related to cost estimating and cost analysis.
  • BS/BA Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or another construction related subject or a non-cost BS/BA degree and additional cost estimating experience.
  • Microsoft Excel, Means Construction Cost Data and other cost estimating software tools
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Google Suite
  • CCEA, CCP, CEP, CCC, MRICS or equivalent registration/certifications.

Preferred Qualifications


Why Choose Arcadis

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line

Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided innovative and sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most complex projects. We literally wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting as well. Join us in making a cleaner, safer world a reality.