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Project Controls Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002302
  • Sector: Construction, Programme Management, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Miami
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated Project Controls Manager to join our Miami, Florida office. A primary role for the Project Controls Manager (PCM) is to oversee the contracted project controls staff. The PCM acts as the primary point of contact with clients to plan future capital project requirements, provide updates on current projects, and address issues that could impact business operations.


Manages and oversees program controls team for design and construction projects. Responsible for overseeing the project planning, scheduling, cost estimating and monitoring of projects. Manages program controls personnel including cost analyst, schedulers, estimators and document control professionals. Establishes and updates operating policies to increase efficiency and mitigate risk. Provides guidance and consultation for Project Managers and Construction Managers. Reports to the Deputy Program Manager.

  • Ensures projects are executed in accordance with contractual requirements, Program Management Plan and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Analyzes variances in cost and schedule performance against the plan, and communicates the reasons for the issuance of variance and proposed mitigation plans to Project Management.
  • Supervises the implementation of Work Breakdown and Project Coding Structures for control and integrity of work to be performed as defined by the contract.
  • Provides regular, timely updates on project status to senior leadership.
  • Experience implementing program controls dashboards is preferred.
  • Experience implementing PMIS systems is preferred.








  • Bachelor’s degree and seven (7) years of project management, project scheduling and cost management experience.
  • Experience leading a group of estimators, schedulers and cost engineers.
  • Experience on large Capital Improvement Programs, ideally for municipalities.
  • Experience with project schedule management software (MS Project, Primavera, P6 etc.), project execution management software (eBuilder, etc.), change management software (Trackwise), and Microsoft Excel.
  • Engineering degree or demonstrated experience leading engineering projects within the Civil Engineering field preferred, but not required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, but not required. Knowledge of Oracle financial systems is a plus.
  • Lean Project Delivery management experience, including Integrated Project Delivery Teams, IFOA / Shared-Risk Contracts, Last Planner / Pull Planning, and Target Value Design / Target Budgeting knowledgeable preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent team leadership skills, oral / written communication skills, facilitation skills and business acumen.

Special Skills:

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required to interact effectively with internal managers, sub consultants, program administrators, and client. Must have good analytical ability and technical skills.


Professional Registrations:

P.E., PMP or CCM preferred


Additional Requirements:

Bachelor's degree should be in Engineering or Construction Management. Must have project controls experience in cost estimating/cost control, scheduling and document management. Must have understanding of project controls software and systems to manage large capital programs.



Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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