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Project Controls Engineer

Requisition ID: 260403 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Irvine, CA 

Project Overview: 

The Bechtel AT&T Mobility project provides project management, site development, procurement, and construction services to the AT&T customer to build new cell sites, upgrade existing sites with new technologies, add bandwidth to existing sites and decommission old technologies. The project has markets located in various regions throughout the Western U.S. and is currently seeking a Project Controls Engineer to support the project.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports. Performs performance monitoring and control functions for specific applications 
  • Assists in developing scope definition requirements for site level Estimates. Submits Estimates to the Customer for approval, including progressive change orders and final closeout / true-up at site completion
  • Works cross-functionally to award scopes of work to subcontractors and update / allocate budgets and forecasts. Analyzes self-perform budgets to ensure alignment to non-manual staffing plans
  • Supports direct hire craft cost / trend reporting on weekly / monthly basis
  • Provides support to project financial reporting and trending functions and the invoice/billing review process as required
  • Supports additional project organizational and administrative activities and deliverables as needed


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. A minimum of 3 years professional experience in Project Controls with an emphasis on scheduling, cost and project estimating. In lieu of technical degree, 9 years of related work experience required.
  • Capability and flexibility to handle multiple tasks in compressed timeframes to support project goals is required
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing and solving problems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications with advanced skills in Excel
  • Thorough understanding of relational database concepts and data analysis 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision on complex project controls issues 
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, creative solution, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy of products
  • Previous AT&T Project experience preferred
  • Budman and MarketWiz experience preferred



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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