Project Controls 


Location: Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin  


Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.



Position Summary:


Oversees project controls for construction projects. Responsible for project planning and scheduling, cost estimating and monitoring, and quality review. Manages project controls personnel.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Safety is a priority; employee must understand construction risks and bring them to the attention of their supervisor.
  • Proven cost engineering experience with complex, multi-million-dollar construction projects in the midstream or downstream sector.
  • Ability to prepare detailed computer generated cost reports, charts and diagrams; Provides analysis and review of cost/budget expenditure and maintains cost control reports; Promptly reports anticipated cost overages or other unsatisfactory cost elements.
  • Review and analyze sub-contractor invoices. Prepares job costing reports to allocate these expenditures against the appropriate WBS numbers. Ensure that both commitments and expenditures follow the same allocation methodology.
  • Perform cost-to-complete analysis for all cost elements within a project taking into consideration staffing plans, contract commitments, and expenditures to date, change orders and trends.
  • Attend PSR project meetings to provide Project Management with current financial information and trend log regarding potential impacts to project budget or forecast.
  • Provide progress reporting documents and briefing materials as required. Develop creative reporting tools to communicate complex project sequencing and/or progress assessments.
  • Analyze change order values against current budget and prepare reconciliations to include in the current forecast at completion.
  • Produce cash flow curves
  • Produce staffing plans and manpower histograms
  • Variance logs, change order logs
  • Demonstrated experience managing and reporting the cost components of large-scale, complex projects.
  • Experience with T&M and Lump Sum contracts.
  • Proficient with earned value concepts and forecasting.
  • Experience in producing monthly accruals.
  • Change order management & claim preparation.
  • Independently lead the effort to develop and analyze intermediate and complex project schedules using Primavera Project Planner (P6).
  • Able to plan, schedule, integrate, baseline, update, maintain, and analyze project schedules with minimal supervision.
  • Support bid schedule development
  • Familiar with AACE guidelines
  • Application of earned value concepts
  • Develop and implement project schedule status reports for the project management team.
  • Experience in downstream construction work, specifically civil, structural steel, mechanical, and E&I. 
  • Ability to develop fully integrated P6 schedules (including resource loading and leveling) that utilize critical path methodology based on work scope from the work packages and planners work list.
  • Use sound techniques and best practices to update progress, acquire information, baseline
    schedules, maintain schedules, and support project teams on a routine basis.
  • Ensure all logic and activities support the level of detail required by the customer and meet internal department standards and guidance.
  • Provide periodic summary level status reports as requested.
  • Recommend and develop what if schedules such as compressed or crashed schedules, etc., as required to address problems that arise over the course of a project and incorporate the necessary activity and logic changes into the schedule to provide minimum impact to the schedule.
  • Perform other duties as requested.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Must have 10+ years’ experience in Project Controls
  • Must be self-motivated, a good communicator, and team focused individual able to competently perform current scheduling techniques and analyses on all project aspects.
  • The candidate must be able to interface with project execution teams, suppliers, and subcontractors, and owners.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Proficient with MS office suite software - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of Viewpoint preferred.
  • Must be able to work individually and in a team.


Physical Requirements


  • Ability to perform repetitive movements.
  • Ability to use hands to grasp.
  • Ability to stand (for extended periods), walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.
  • Ability to sit and balance.
  • Ability to work up to a 12-hour shift
  • Vision adequate to perform all required tasks.


Please reach out to Velma Arismendez ( in case of any questions related to this position. 


Bilfinger Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.


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