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AZCO Assistant Project Controls Specialist - AZCO (Field Opportunities) in Appleton, Wisconsin


The Assistant Project Controls Specialist will support all aspects of project controls and reporting, including, project change management, cost control, progress measurement, schedule development and schedule control.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform project set-up in the Enterprise Planning & Controls software.

  • Input data, maintain logs, and run reports in the Enterprise Planning & Controls software or other tools.

  • Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

  • Develop, implement, and maintain effective scheduling reports, cost reports, cash flows and forecasts on small projects.

  • Responsible for following project execution plans.

  • Approve Purchase Orders and/or Subcontracts for proper coding.

  • Input and document changes to cost reports or forecasts.

  • Assist with upstream (prime contract) and downstream (purchase order & subcontract) change orders.

  • Assist with the development of a cash flow.

  • Assist in the development of various levels of schedules.

  • Apply logic ties within the schedule.

  • Perform resource loading of a schedule.

  • Coordinate project schedules and assist with the development of scheduling reports.

  • Retrieve, review and distribute pre-programmed scheduling reports along with back-up documentation.

  • Updates and documents schedule progress.

  • Develop and maintain an earned value management system.

  • Understanding and verification of progress measurement.

  • Develop and maintain progress curves.

  • Assist with material takeoffs.

  • Assist quality checks and inspections on project controls deliverables.

  • Assist with field audits to validate accuracy of reporting and processes.

Competency : To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Design – Demonstrates attention to detail.

  • Problem Solving – Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations, ability to interact with construction personnel effectively and professionally at all levels.

  • Technical Skills – Pursues training and development opportunities and strives to build knowledge and skills.

  • Flexibility – Readily adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

  • Customer Service – Respond to customers need promptly and in a professional manner; meet commitments.

  • Written Communication – Present numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

  • Quality Management – Look for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritize and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plan for additional resources.

  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office and Oracle Primavera.

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • May be required to obtain an OSHA 10 hour safety certification.

  • Willingness to accept long term field assignments.


  • Must be willing to travel to undetermined sites for length of project.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative if those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat and extreme cold temperatures.

  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and fumes of airborne particles.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.


Job Project Controls

Primary Location US-WI-Appleton

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

Req ID: 225149