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HNTB National Practice Associate - Sr. Project Controls Specialist in Columbus, Ohio

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

As a National Practice Associate, you will support the largest, most complex, and impactful transportation projects across the nation. In this role the successful candidate will provide advanced technical support, mentor, and coordinate the work of earlier career staff in a project specific capacity. With technical focus on services within the project controls job family, the areas of project support include but are not limited to; scheduling, estimating, change management, and construction risk register development.

What You'll Do:

  • Prepares material, labor, and equipment cost estimates for concept designs, design development documents, bid documents and change orders.

  • Develops conceptual estimates reflecting the potential budget of a project at a highly preliminary stage of design development and assists in the development of Independent Cost Estimates (ICE) to support the change management process for active projects.

  • Assists in the creation, maintenance and control of budgets and schedules from design concept through project completion. Utilizes the detailed cost estimate to support and develop schedules reflective of the labor hours generated to input schedule activity durations and resource needs.

  • Oversees and coordinates the creation of program/project management plans and procedures for several project controls activities.

  • Participates in the review and assessment of the project team or contractor monthly progress schedule updates on active projects and provides advisory input to the project manager or client/owner of the proposed disposition of the progress schedule update.

  • Develops costs forecasts and trends and analyzes accrual of actual costs. Evaluates and documents historical cost data to maintain current estimating standards and databases

  • Consults with the project team or client/owner related to potential claims, claims avoidance, and claims support.

  • Prepares reports and performance dashboards for a variety of project controls metrics, analyzes data and creates and/or participates in client presentations.

  • Develops and maintains project risk register. Escalates project risks and partners with the project team to create and propose mitigation plans.

  • Recommend appropriate technology solutions to support requirements of a program/project.

  • Supports project controls technology and project management control systems (PMCS). May recommend technology solutions to meet the requirements of a program or project and assist in the implementation of an appropriate (PMCS) solution.

  • May participate in negotiations on behalf of the client including providing support in price negotiations, contacting vendors to obtain quotes for materials and services, and leading change order negotiations as needed.

  • Mentors Project Controls Specialists I and II if applicable and may serve as technical lead.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field and 9 years’ relevant experience, or

  • In lieu of education, 13 years’ relevant experience OR 9 years’ relevant direct contractor experience

What We Prefer:

  • One or more of following AACE certifications (or equivalent): PSP, EVP, CCP, CEP, DRMP

  • Project Controls experience in all phases of project lifecylce (e.g., predesign, design, procurement, construction, and post-construction phases)

  • Project Controls experience working as client's PM/CM agent (e.g., providing program management/construction management services)

  • Prior experience working directly as a self-perform contractor in the heavy civil industry.

  • Prior experience providing project controls services for projects being executed through an alternative delivery contracting method. (e.g. design build-best value, CMGC, progressive design build, public private partnership)

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The approximate pay range for Colorado is $132,917.01 - $207,895.84. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual’s qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.


The anticipated last day to apply is 06/23/2024. Please note that the job may be unposted prior to this date if the job is filled or no longer a need.





The approximate pay range for Ohio is $120,833.65 - $188,996.22. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual’s qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.



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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Project Controls Group

ReqID: R-18529