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AECOM Project Controls Engineer III in Latham, New York

Company Description

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At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is currently seeing a Project Controls Engineer III to review and oversee highway, bridge, and construction schedules in the Albany area.

This person will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

Job Roles:

  • Review and analyze Contractor’s Critical Path Method (CPM) Progress Schedules on various transportation construction contracts.

  • Provide recommendations to construction staff on the avoidance, minimization and mitigation of construction phase delays

  • Review and analysis of Contractor’s requests for contract Time Extensions

  • Conduct periodic construction project site visits to monitor project progress and assure progress schedule integrity, and participate in regular progress schedule meetings with construction team

  • Provide construction management, scheduling and project set up services for all projects on enterprise P6 system.

  • Develop or review Suggested Preliminary Construction Schedules during the final design stage based on the available plans, specifications and estimate provided by the project designer

  • Conduct constructability reviews of the plans and specifications

  • Assist in updating policies, procedures, specifications of guidance related to construction project management

  • Administer enterprise databases for both Oracle Primavera P6 and Unifier are administered.

  • Administering Oracle Primavera Business Intelligence application for various updates and reporting.

  • Assist users of P6 enterprise system setting-up projects and assigning appropriate security to project folders.

Additional Job Information:

  • Introduced to the company financial and cornerstone systems and processes

  • Introduced to financial terminology, measures, concepts and principles for analysis of financial data

  • Exposed to processes that increase recognition of financial impact of various project actions

  • Exposure to WBS concepts and principles

  • Researches data for subsequent use in analyzing cost and schedule analysis

  • Developing knowledge of accounting principles

  • Developing ability to use drawings and specifications

  • Exposed to progress/performance data and associated concepts and principles. Assists in the collection of progress data and review of performance trends

  • Develops knowledge of earned value concepts, principles and methodology

  • Collects data and produces an initial analysis on manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations

  • Collects data and produces an initial analysis for tracking actual cost to funding limitations

  • Provides support for tracking purchase orders and subcontract commitments and expenditures

  • Exposed to the concepts and principles of project revenue and cost

  • Develops knowledge of scope control and change management

  • Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts and principles


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License

Preferred Requirements

  • Oracle Primavera P6 experience, highway bridge construction experience, excellent communication skills.

  • Prefer Masters degree

  • 1 year related transportation construction experience and/or P6 experience

  • 1+ years construction inspection experience related to heavy highway and bridge construction projects and/or creating or reviewing construction schedules

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience with Oracle Primavera P6 software applications when used in an enterprise environment, and experience troubleshooting and resolving P6 software related issues

  • Technical Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Oracle Primavera P6

  • Experience cost loading and reviewing cost loaded construction schedules

  • Experience with time impact analysis and various delay analysis methods

  • Prefer AACE International certification as a Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) or Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)

Additional Information

Additional Details

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • Relocation is available for this position

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is: $70k-$129k

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10102670

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site