AECOM Project Controls Analyst in Richmond, Kentucky

Business Line Government

Position Title Project Controls Analyst

United States of America - Kentucky


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Controls Analyst for the Bluegrass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant project located in Richmond, KY

Typical Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

  • May be required to work overtime or varying hours to include shift work.

  • Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.

  • Work in close proximity to and or in a chemical demilitarization facility.

  • Services include planning, cost and schedule (work breakdown structure) metrics and tools, collecting performance data (installed quantities, expended labor hours, and other progress measurements for direct hire and subcontract work), tracking data (daily cost compilation and monitoring), analyzing (earned value, productivity and risk analysis), and reporting.

  • Identifies and tracks all changes or potential changes to the project scope, ensuring estimates of cost changes and schedule impact are given visibility with the client and project management.

  • Integrates cost /schedule data and reporting with the company’s accounting and management information systems to facilitate meeting company performance and financial goals.

  • May also be involved in change control management, and critical path method network analysis.

  • Provides detailed analysis of cost drivers and cost models.

  • Prepares Variance Analysis Reports

  • Prepares revised cost forecasts.

  • Prepares analysis of progress trends and cost impacts.

  • Work package development including schedules, basis of estimate and work authorization document.

  • Prepare baseline change authorizations, variance analysis reports, and estimates to complete.

  • Assist in the preparation of cost performance report.

  • Develop, update and analyze performance measurement baseline.

  • Evaluates manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus staffing and budget limitations.

  • Provide input into microframe project manager.

  • Provide project controls support to cost account managers for reports, graphics and charts.

  • Able to use drawings and specifications in the establishment of project baseline data.

  • Assists in assembling data for trending and forecasting.

  • Prepares analysis of progress trends and cost impact.

  • Participates in reviewing and approving contractor invoices.

  • Supports the project reporting process as required.

  • Participates in project cost review meetings.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested

  • Assist junior staff through assigned tasks.

Relocation is provided for this position

BGCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Eligibility to be placed in CPRP or UAP position requires U.S. citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.

All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.

Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, construction, business or related field and 2 years’ progressive experience with cost estimating and analysis, modeling techniques, and government or commercial budget preparation


  • Associate degree in engineering, construction, business or related field and 6 years’ progressive experience with cost estimating and analysis, modeling techniques, and government or commercial budget preparation


  • High school diploma or equivalent and 10 years’ progressive experience with cost estimating and analysis, modeling techniques, and government or commercial budget preparation

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a United States or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) site access

  • Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment

  • Must maintain fitness-for-duty standards to perform the essential functions of the position, to include any depot or BGCAPP drill, contingency and/or emergency requirement

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and maintain effective cost control programs

  • Proficiency in data normalization, conversion of cost estimates to budgetary requirements and analysis of commercial finance records and reports

  • Knowledge of scope control and change management

  • Knowledge of techniques employed in estimating for high-volume production programs, such as learning curve theory, and practice and analysis of and planning for engineering change proposals

  • Familiar with Earned Value Management (EVMS) theories and concepts

  • Knowledge of accounting principles with extensive understanding of the manner in which the company establishes and documents financial positions

  • Experience with procurement and financial practices in a government or commercial program environment

  • Familiar with Critical Path analysis and other scheduling concepts

  • Ability to analyze and predict alternative contracting strategies

  • Ability to provide analytical findings (e.g., reports and presentations) to diverse professional groups

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with earned value management systems

  • Experience working on Government projects

  • Experience working in a toxic or hazardous environment

  • Chemical demil project controls experience

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181227BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.