Project Controls Cost Scheduler

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Accounting, Finance & Tax


The Project Controls Cost Scheduler provides profitability analysis, tracking of costs versus budget (both project and business-unit level), time and resource planning & scheduling, financial reporting, and other project administration duties for Project/Program managers as assigned. Their role is to provide support to all aspects of project execution including monitoring of resource utilization, developing change orders and supporting documentation, and advising Project Manager of critical issues and their resolution. Specific duties performed will be based on project/program specific needs identified by the Project/Program Manager.


  • Analysis and review of cost/budget expenditures
  • Detailed computer generated cost reports, charts and diagrams
  • Collection of cost and performance updates from engineering, procurement and construction management personnel
  • Documentation of historical cost and schedule data
  • Support and guidance to Project Managers in assessing project profitability
  • Facilitation of monthly invoice generation and preparation of supporting documentation
  • Project accounting set-up at project initiation and close-out at project completion
  • Monthly reporting for active projects
  • Document control duties as assigned on the project
  • Documentation as required for estimates and proposals
  • Time and resource schedules utilizing Critical Path Method scheduling tools
  • Change control and risk management processes
  • Mentoring for colleagues with less experience


  • Minimum of 3 years of directly related experience in cost accounting, scheduling, and/or project management on engineering services and/or construction projects
  • Proficiency and knowledge of cost/planning/control and reporting techniques, specifically project accounting practices and use of financial systems (e.g. system input and reporting, invoicing and cash flow, revenue recognition, etc.)
  • Very proficient computer skills using MS Excel, Access, Project, Word and Power Point
  • Working knowledge of Critical Path Method scheduling theories
  • Working knowledge of MS Project and/or Primavera scheduling software
  • Proven accuracy, reliability, and completeness in job accomplishment
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments
  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Acceptance that some travel may be required

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS in Accounting or related discipline
  • Experience in the T&D utility industry



Thank you for your interest in our wonderful company Willbros! 


We are a trusted partner in the electrical and telecommunications construction industry.  We provide a wide range of construction services including electrical transmission, distribution, substations and fiber optic cable installation.


Our commitment to customers and staff starts with a comprehensive Zero Tolerance Safety Policy. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured.


*Willbros is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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