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WSP USA Senior Project Controls Specialist in New York, New York

Senior Project Controls Specialist

Req ID 11075

Senior Project Controls Specialist

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

Be involved in projects with our Project Controls & Technology Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Project Controls Specialist for our Boston, MA office or for any WSP Northeast, USA location.

Your Impact

  • Work under the direction of the Project Manager and/or Project Controls Manager to support the planning, coordination, and evaluation of project financial reporting.

  • Attend a variety of project meetings with project stakeholders to track and solve cost management issues.

  • Maintain financial reports for individual project subtasks, and provide roll-up reports that summarize the subtasks.

  • Review funding availability and procurement documentation to ensure conformance to approved project budgets.

  • Facilitate change management processes to ensure changes are processed in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Participate in development of project estimates, budgets, forecasts, estimates to complete, and cost trends.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field is required.

  • Qualified candidates should have 7-10 years of combined field and office cost control experience involving large-scale projects

  • The candidate must have the ability to work in a matrix-type environment and must be a self-starter.

  • Experience with multiple stakeholder/funding sources is required.

  • Proficiency in cost control/cost management methods and applications including earned value analysis and cost forecasting.

  • Ability to interface with clients and participate in business development initiatives.

  • Experience with cost accrual and tracking procedures are a plus, as are cost estimating and scheduling experience.

  • Expert ability with Microsoft Office Suite primarily Excel.

  • Knowledge of Primavera Contract Manager, P6, SharePoint and/or Cognos dB are a major plus.

  • Certification as CCE or CCC is also a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills, written, oral and interpersonal skills to deal with a high-pressure environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degrees or professional certifications and accreditations in Construction Management and related fields


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 10%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: BOSTON - SUMMER ST

  • All locations: US-CT-Rocky Hill, US-DC-Washington, US-MA-Boston, US-MA-Worcester, US-MD-Baltimore, US-MD-Hagerstown, US-MD-Temple Hills, US-ME-Augusta, US-NJ-Jersey City, US-NJ-Lawrenceville, US-NJ-Morris Township, US-NJ-Newark, US-NY-Buffalo, US-NY-Lancaster, US-NY-New York, US-NY-Rochester, US-NY-Utica, US-NY-Valhalla

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.