Project Controls Analyst
Salt Lake City, UT 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Project Controls Analyst require a highly energetic, detail-oriented individual who will assist the Project Controls Technology Managers and Project Manager(s) with planning and monitoring of all aspects of major transportation or industrial projects. Strong understanding of project management information systems, technology, cost and document control processes and best practices is desired. In the role of Project Controls Technology Analyst, we'll count on you to:

  • Support our clients' proactive efforts related to program and project controls, including but not limited to reporting, scheduling, cost, and risk management, using tools that provide visibility
  • Develop and monitor project metrics, develop dashboards and collaboration sites to assist with project/program schedule monitoring and status communication to project/program management teams
  • Work with multiple Project Managers and coordinate with multidisciplinary teams
  • Actively participate and spearhead project controls related topics at project coordination meetings
  • Utilize project schedules in Microsoft Project, Primavera P6 or similar scheduling software and leverage their data in dashboard reporting
  • Perform other duties as needed
  • Cost control duties could include monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, reporting on cost expenditures, trends, processing payment applications/invoices

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in project construction management, engineering, or technology field
  • Introductory experience and aptitude in business data management, processes, analysis
  • Background in implementation of various 3rd party PMIS software (i.e., MS SharePoint, e-Builder, PWCM, QuickBase, other Microsoft or Oracle products)
  • Motivated self-starter and ability to think creatively
  • Introductory skill set to include working with Microsoft 365 applications such as SharePoint Online, Excel, power Automate, Forms, Teams or Power BI
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple long- and short-term tasks simultaneously
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years project controls experience in the engineering and construction industry, including planning, estimating, forecasting, scheduling, cost control, schedule control, and project reporting
  • Leadership skills
  • Understanding of scheduling
  • Understanding of Power Query
  • Understating of Power Automate
  • Understanding of industry best practices
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel
  • Desire to learn new software and processes
  • Experience with cost management and cost control


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.


Primary Location: United States-Utah-Salt Lake City
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Project Controls
Job Posting: Dec 6, 2022

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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