Project Controls Specialist II

Position Overview

Under direct supervision, performs Project Controls job functions as assigned by management.  Typical job responsibilities are to assist and support management in ensuring proper control, tracking and cost accounting for project cost and work scope alignment with the approved project Work Breakdown Structure and coding.  The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

Knowledgeable of Project Controls terminology, departmental work processes and procedures, to include the general principles and concepts of cost engineering / cost accounting / estimating / scheduling and earned value management systems

Understands the Work Breakdown Structure and its function and operation on the project.Applies the principles of a Work Breakdown Structures and Project/Cost Coding to schedule/cost data to ensure that the data is correctly and consistently entered/utilized in the Project Controls System

Collects data, inputs updates and produces basic cost/scheduling management reports. Requires accuracy in gathering data. Maintains orderly records to ensure the integrity of system data

Takes responsibility for ensuring accuracy and completeness of all data and work produced

Prepares purchase requisitions for material and subcontracts, prepare baseline change proposal , andcost transfers/adjustments

Accumulates data to calculate margins and fee elements within specific contractual conditions and records data in systems and generate profitability reports

Records data in various systems and generate cost and labor reports

Performs cost reconciliation for cost reporting systems

Gathers, enters and reviews budget, cost and earned value data

Interfaces with internal and external clients, auditors, vendors and other company personnel as required

Prepares presentations for project reviews, client reviews, management reviews, etc.

Reviews expenditures and commitment detail for purchase orders and subcontracts to develop cost accruals

Reviews cost for compliance with the contract, as well as conformance with company policies, procedures

Ensures that all work performed adheres to prime contract terms and company policies and procedures, and client orders and guides

Provides and collects historical information

Interprets procedures for a project scheduling/cost program

Updates Schedule progress and forecasts activity start and finish dates

Analyzes cost and schedule variance to baseline

Prepares Estimates to Complete and Estimates at Complete

Analyzes expenditures and commitment detail for purchase orders and subcontracts to develop cost accruals

Perform duties of general/routine complexity in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner

Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 3 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Typical experience ranges from 3 - 6 years.

Strong PC skills to include Microsoft software; automated accounting and cost management systems

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Understands the fundamental concepts of Project Controls, Cost Engineering, Scheduling and Estimating

DOE “L” or “Q” clearance or ability to obtain a DOE “L” or “Q” clearance

As a federal contractor, FRNP is required to follow Safer Federal Workforce task force guidance

Working Conditions

Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities or industrial field environments). May also work at off-project sites representing the organization at various types of locations throughout the community for business purposes. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.


Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.


Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.


In some cases radiological training may be required.


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.


This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.