Project Controls Engineer

at Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson in Dover, Delaware, United States

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Job Description


Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #51 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT is seeking a Project Controls Engineer (PCE) in the mid-Atlantic region. The scheduler shall have an ability to understand and administer applications to support project controls initiatives. The PCE shall develop project/activity template to meet individual client's business requirement using activities, codes, calendars and resource/roles assignment. The PCE shall work closely with the document management system to provide insight to develop business processes in support of construction program. As a condition of employment, hire will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted as part of the interview/hiring process.

The Project Controls Engineer will report to the Project Manager, and work with all levels of Construction Management staff as necessary to compile and prepare project status for Capital Program. The PCE provides expertise in areas of project controls, scheduling, document management, earned value management and project activities in support of the capital program. The PCE will be required to coordinate with project engineers, consultants, other departmental agencies and with contractor representatives performing work for various clients and on-going program.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Interpret project schedule logic to provide explanations to project users on dependencies in work to be performed for project execution

Reviews and comments on the Initial CPM schedule and integrate the contractor's schedules to a master schedule

Track the status of critical activities and changes to the critical path impacting the project

Interpret contract documents and evaluate contract changes for entitlement

Review change documentation for completeness and compliance with Owner's procedures and regulations

Audit project records on an initial, interim, and final closeout basis for compliance with Owner's policies and procedures

Provide on-time review and 'alerts' on items impacting the project schedule and progress

Ability to administer and manage Oracle - Primavera P6 application for set of users and support custom report development in P6

Ability to utilize and provide review comments for Oracle - Primavera Unifier application development to support construction program

Understanding of data sets and structured query language (SQL) to develop analytical data sets for reports and dashboards

Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

Perform other related duties as assigned




Required Skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency with applications such as Oracle - Primavera Project Management P6, Oracle - Primavera Unifier, Microsoft Project and Primavera P3

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Ability to interpret contract specifications and drawings

Ability to communicate effectively and work in a team environment

Ability to understand construction logic and sequencing of complex transportation and W&WW projects




Required Experience



BA/BS degree from a nationally accredited college or university in any of the following areas of study: Construction Management, Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Structural, Environmental), or similar course of study

At least 5 years of professional Construction Scheduling experience is required

Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Job Competencies


Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving

Client Focus



Job Proficiency

Planning and Organizing/Time Management

Quality Service


If Managing Others, These Competencies Apply



Managing Performance


Analytical thinking/Problem Solving

Client Focus


Job Proficiency

Quality Service

JMT is an , and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Location



 Dover, Delaware, United States



Position Type





Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Job Posting: 846546

Posted On: Sep 19, 2021

Updated On: Oct 19, 2021