Golder Associates Project Controls Specialist in Lakewood, Colorado

At Golder, wethrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a placeto work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where peoplecollaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and growprofessionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for an Project Controls Engineer (Planner/Scheduler), Junior - Intermediate level, to join our Denver office on a full time basis. This project controls position would be responsible for implementing an integrated project controls approach, which includes scheduling, cost control, and progress and performance analysis. Projects range from small engineering studies to large design and construction projects.

Responsibilities of the role willinclude:

  • Help defineexecutable Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) that aligns schedule, cost controland earned value analysis

  • Provide schedulingsupport, using MS Project and Primavera P6

  • Analyze costvariances and performance metrics

  • Contribute toproposal efforts

  • Plan and manageproject schedules including critical path analysis

  • Help implement changemanagement processes, and track impact on earned value basis and forecast atcompletion

  • Reconcile accountinginformation with Excel based Project Controls tools

  • Work closely withproject managers, client representatives, and engineering discipline leads tosupport project delivery

Thesuccessful candidate will have a background in:

  • B.S. in Engineering (Civil, Mining, Mechanical, Chemical, etc.) orConstruction Management

  • six months to 5 years of experience in Engineering Design orHeavy Construction

  • Basic understanding of scheduling principles and tools

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications,especially Excel

  • Strong interest in Scheduling, Project Controls, and ProjectManagement

  • Ability and desire to communicate appropriately with clients andsenior staff

  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team

  • Strong attention to detail


  • Experience planning and managing projects in MS Project andPrimavera P6

  • Clear understanding of Earned Value Analysis in bothengineering and construction projects

  • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering and construction management principles and practices as well as the associated metrics and information flow

  • Experience using a commercially available Cost Control Tool(Prism or Similar)

  • Extensive experience using Excel formulas and macros

  • Engineering design process understanding and heavyindustrial construction experience

Your benefits at Golderwill include:

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal OpportunityEmployment Statement

Golder 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. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Title: Project Controls Specialist

Location: CO-Lakewood

Requisition ID: 18001240