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Project Controls Manager

J.A. Watts, Inc.
Denver, CO 80249
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J. A. Watts, Inc. (JWI) is a woman-owned professional services firm that believes in treating its clients and employees like family at every level of our company. Our family culture is what we're known for, and we work to stay true to who we are. That's how we manage our projects and how we recruit THE Best People in our industry. Our clients come from all walks of life, and so do we, which makes us stronger together.

We are looking for someone to manage and lead a team of Project Controls professionals and ensure consistency across contract management. We are looking for someone with experience reading, writing, understanding, and structuring contracts and exhibits. This role is responsible for developing and leading a cohesive program-wide control approach in areas of scheduling, finance, contracts, risk analysis and assessment, operational procedures, program information, and document control.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop systems and procedures for control functions at onset of the project to facilitate the project monitoring processes.
  • Coach, mentor, and develop team by providing oversight, training, direction, and performance feedback in accordance with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with clients and Project Leaders on project control documents and program support.
  • Develop and improve project controls systems. Recommend improvements in systems, tools and methods of project controls and project management.
  • Ensure field project/document controls, policies and procedures and reporting systems are fully developed and implemented by designated personnel.
  • Manage, revise and maintain status of the detailed project cost estimate/forecast to include all phases and project executions from design/engineering, material/equipment procurement and deliveries, and construction contracts through start-up activities to close-out.
  • Manage project insurance requirements and certifications of insurance (COI) for vendors
  • Track and analyze project costs including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals and forecasts.
  • Coordinate with senior project management staff to manage overall project cost control efforts.
  • Produce forecasts of total project costs, annual costs and monthly cash flow costs and provide variance analysis.
  • Perform other duties as required/directed.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction, Engineering, Finance/Accounting, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong cost management and project planning skills.
  • Proven experience developing budgets, cash flows and/or schedules.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, work under pressure and communicate effectively in a team environment and meet deadlines.
  • Evidence of a high level of ethical behavior in exercising judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach, and develop a team, including the ability to negotiate and effectively resolve conflict.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Clear analytical approach to problem-solving and strong decision-making abilities.
  • Experience with Microsoft suite, Adobe, and Bluebeam

Company Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance options for employee and family
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account options available
  • Company-provided group life, short and long-term disability, and voluntary life options
  • Company-provided IDTheft protection coverage
  • Company-provided student loan repayment resources
  • Matching 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development and tuition assistance

EEO/AA: M/F/Vet/Disabled



Posted: 2021-05-18 Expires: 2021-06-19

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