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Brown and Caldwell is the largest engineering firm of its kind—solely focused on the U.S. environmental sector. With offices throughout the country, we have opportunities nationwide to work on some of our most exciting environmental projects.

Project Scheduler & Controls Specialist

Work Location: Atlanta, Georgia
ID: 3294
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 25%

For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? We have an opportunity for a Project Scheduler and Controls Specialist with construction delivery background, providing pre-construction planning tools, detailed construction delivery scheduling, project controls integration including engineering, procurement and cost controls, and facility start-up experience in executing Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)/Design-Build projects within the environmental services market (Industrial process, remediation, etc.).  The Project Scheduler and Controls Specialist function is seen as a key member of the overall project delivery team. It is anticipated that the candidate will be required to support multiple projects at different phases of development and provide insight to the proposed delivery plan and overall status as it relates to the overall contract requirements and internal performance requirements.

The effective execution of this role will include support of both senior project management as well as field construction delivery forces to support and expedite the installation operations.   Aspects of the role during the commission and start-up phase of the project will require equipment supplier interface and coordination, start-up plan development and final turnover documentation. The successful candidate will be based at respective office locations with travel to field locations, regional offices and design centers.

Job Expectations:

This role will support a wide range of tasks during the overall life cycle of a project; Primary focus will be on delivering IPD industrial water/wastewater and remediation project solutions to both existing and new clients.  The successful candidate will work closely with the IPD operations delivery lead, and associated project management and technical staffs. Additional expectations include:

  • Develop and maintain project schedules associated with preliminary planning and fully developed construction schedules utilized during the delivery phase of the project.
  • Integrate with project management to support the field communication between owner’s representative, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Develop and implement tools and procedures to update, maintain and report on projects at both the project levels.
  • Coordinate with project management team to establish integrated cost control and reporting systems based on established project metrics and benchmarking.
  • Support change management documentation associated with variations to the contract documents.
  • Support procurement planning and coordination of materials and services associated with overall project delivery.
  • Engineering support including, sequencing of technical documentation within the delivery sequence.
  • Provide project controls support in maintaining work progress trending, cost control and change management
  • Support in development and maintenance of management reporting to both internal and external clients

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum one years’ experience in a combination of traditional and design build project delivery environments. Field experience in Scheduling and cost control tool development and execution.
  • Proven track record of successfully supporting water/wastewater traditional and design build projects.
  • Excellent computer skills and the use of project control tools, software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Primavera Scheduling and Project Management Tools, MS Project
  • Ability to implement or grow into support of 3D/4D/5D scheduling and virtual design concepts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in the implementation of the daily execution of key functions while coordinating with project management, engineering, field management and building trade staff.
  • Flexibility in geography as related to office and/or project site location, with ability to relocate as needed.
  • BS Engineering degree or Construction Management related discipline required;
  • Combined history of both field and office experience in delivering project scheduling and controls

Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  

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