Project Controls - Cost Analyst - Spring City, TN - RCS Corporation

Project Controls – Cost Analyst – Spring City, TN

Project Controls

Job Type: Contract To Hire
Posted: 11/10/2021

Spring City, Tennessee

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for Project Controls Cost Analyst in Spring City, TN. This is a contract position with the potential to roll direct. Non-local candidates may qualify for per-diem. 

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Our Client

Our client is an Engineering Firm with a dedicated team of engineers, builders, planners and thinkers that build today's infrastructure for tomorrow. They come to work every day committed to drive growth and deliver projects that matter for our clients, ourselves, and our communities. Through their work in the nuclear, conventional generation, renewable and power delivery markets, they create resilient infrastructure to last generations.

Primary Responsibilities



  • Participates in the development and maintenance of work breakdown structures (WBS) in regard to cost and schedule development and control.

  • Prepares and updates project schedule, and provides schedule analysis. 

  • Leads baseline cost development and maintenance effort. Validates baseline information. 

  • Knowledgeable in KPI's and construction metrics and trends. 

  • Identifies and assists in analysis of schedule variances and recommends associated corrective actions. 

  • Measures progress and reviews performance trends. 

  • Supports in tracking subcontractor performance. 

  • Supports change management process. 

  • Supports various levels of project reporting (including daily, weekly, and monthly). 

  • Conducts or assists in performance measurement and associated trends.  

  • Leads the preparation of various levels of project reports to meet project needs. 

  • Leads project cost review meetings. 

  • Leads in cost and schedule updating and analysis.

  • Ensures that project coding is effectively used for all cornerstone applications.

  • Proficient in scope control, change management and earned value methodology, commitments, and forecasting costs and manhours.

  • ???????Supports in tracking subcontractor performance

  • Updates and produces cost management reports.

  • Reviews purchase orders and subcontract schedule status and provides management with input on subcontract performance.

  • Identifies and analyzes cost variances and recommends associated corrective actions.

  • Reviews and approves output from cost systems.

  • Performs Cost Analysis and Forecasting.

  • Measures progress and reviews invoices of contractors and participates in approving reported progress.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5-7 years of experience OR demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Possesses strong computer skills in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Possesses an understanding of Earned Value, Cost Forecasting, and Reporting.

  • Familiar with basic planning and scheduling as it relates to cost forecasting. 

  • Familiar with scope control and change management. 

  • Able to identify and investigate projected cost variances.

  • Experience with Prism or other cost management systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Nuclear experience preferred.

  • TVA experience preferred.

  • Experience with Primavera P6???????

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.


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