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Project Controls Managers (Building Construction)

Jacobs Entertainment Inc - Los Angeles, CA

Project Controls Managers (Building Construction)


Los Angeles


Project Controls Managers (Building Construction)


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Maintains project ledgers showing budget line items, commitments, expenditures and forecasts.

Weighted toward Project Controls functions on large industrial projects in the Buildings and Infrastructure sector.

Develop, interpret, and execute policy objectives and standards applicable to cost and schedule controls coupled with analysis activities

Direct all cost engineering functions, including cost forecasting, cost control, change management and cost analysis

Lead all planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, analysis, and ongoing recommendations for improvement

Interface with other project team members, including Engineering, Construction, Procurement, Office planning, IT, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Contracts and Legal, to facilitate compliance with execution strategy and objectives

Provide status reports and related project reporting analyses to company and client management

Identify problems and coordinate with the project team to correct and ensure work is being coordinated between the other departments and offices to meet project requirements

Prepare various project controls plans and reports, financial summaries, and related activities for project management on assigned projects

Serve as a liaison with business unit functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures

Evaluate projects at each stage of development to ensure cost and financial activities of the project team inclusive of ensuring client/contractual obligations have been met

Plan and assist with anticipated staffing requirements for assigned projects

Review contract drafts and related terms & conditions to ensure they meet project controls requirements and coordinate development of data in support of contract compliance

Prepare, coordinate, and deliver project controls presentations to internal management and to client, as required

Participate in the development and training of assigned personnel and in the implementation of training programs


10 years of Project Controls experience is required

Experience working on various projects to include coordinating and executing project issues required

Specific experience and demonstrated skill in directing cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, change management and cost analysis required

Experience with directing, planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis required

Strong leadership skills with the ability to successfully direct and motivate a team inclusive of interacting with client personnel required

Advanced knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, and construction projects in the Buildings and Infrastructure industry required

Significant experience in project controls, commercial operations, and/or prime contract experience with emphasis on project controls and financial issues required

Broad knowledge of Project Control Systems and processes including leading schedule processing software, databases and spreadsheet applications (ie: Primavera, Excel) required

Comfortable working with all levels and functions in a constructive fashion to achieve responsibilities and goals required

BS/MS in an Engineering or Construction Sciences Discipline preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location

United States-California-Los Angeles


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Req ID:

BI 00039V

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Jacobs Entertainment Inc


Project Controls Managers (Building Construction) Jacobs Entertainment Inc - Los Angeles, CA, United States


Location: Los Angeles, CA

Company Profile:
Jeffrey Jacobs is President of Jacobs Entertainment Inc, a film buying and marketing firm. He has 35 years of experience in the exhibition, marketing and distribution of American independent and international cinema in the U.S. He is perhaps best known as the founding film buyer for the Angelika Film Center in New York City which under his supervision (from opening day in 1989 until 1997) became the highest grossing art cinema in the country. He was the Managing Director and Film Buyer of the Paris Theatre from 1998 to 2009. At present, he programs over 50 movie theatre screens across the country.