• Project Controls Specialist

    Office Location US-TX-Houston
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  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Project Controls Specialist for our Houston, TX office who will report to the Project Controls Manager. The Project Controls Specialist supports project managers and senior staff in project financial tracking, accounting, and record keeping.  He or she communicates and coordinates with project managers, other project control specialists and coordinators, and senior staff to pro-actively anticipate project needs.


    This is a full-time, hourly position and the candidate will typically work 40 hours per week, depending on workload.  Some projects include overtime hours or prevailing wage rates Pay rate will be based on individual qualifications and experience.


    SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned company of environmental professionals who specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, and regulatory compliance.

    What you will accomplish

    The Project Controls Specialist supports project setup and review, including contract review and execution, sub-consultant contracting and management,  resource allocation and multi-project scheduling, forecasting, budget tracking (i.e., labor and other expenses, account receivables and payables, overruns and change orders), progress reports, invoice review, subcontract and vendor invoice review, file organization and documentation management, and project closeout.

    • Basic project planning experience, excellent organizational and administrative capabilities, and superior verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills to successfully work with project manager, staff, clients, and agency representatives.
    • Demonstrate reasoning skills and ability to solve practical problems, and must be able to work independently.
    • The role requires proficiency in MS-Office, MS-Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and Internet/Intranet technologies.
    • Positive attitude toward diverse work assignments and be team and customer service oriented, self-motivated, flexible, and results driven.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    Required Qualifications

    • At least 1 year of experience in an administrative/organizational role involving contract / subcontract review, budget tracking, and invoice review.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • A bachelor’s degree in biology, geology, anthropology, archaeology, history, environmental science, accounting or a closely related field.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Deltek Vision or similar software.

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.


    EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



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