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Project Controls Manager, Albany, NY, Chandler, AZ, Plano, TX

Exyte is a global leader in the design, engineering, and delivery of facilities for high-tech industries. With a history of more than 100 years, the company has developed a unique expertise in controlled and regulated environments. Exyte has a truly global footprint, serving the most technically demanding clients in markets such as semiconductors, batteries, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and data centers. The company offers a full range of services from consulting to the managing of turnkey solutions – delivered to the highest quality and safety standards. Solving the most complex challenges, Exyte forges trusted, long-lasting relationships with its clients. In 2019, Exyte generated sales of EUR 3.9 billion with around 5,200 highly experienced and motivated employees. The company is ideally positioned to further strengthen its market leadership with its broad industry insight and its exceptional talents. www.exyte.net  

Job Summary

The Project Controls Manager is responsible for the management and reporting of costs and schedule of assigned projects. Efforts include tracking and coordinating the progress of the project on a day-to-day basis to ensure that the project is on-track. Responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and reporting of the project’s cost control, schedule, earned value and progressing.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Lead the project controls function for the assigned construction projects including cost, budget, quantity control, schedule management and reporting
• Partner with project management and the construction team to create a culture of discipline and accountability throughout the construction project duration
• Enforce consistent project level controls over budgets, schedule, quantities, commitments, liquidity and reporting
• Responsible for the early reporting of project cost/schedule/scope challenges and provide solutions to mitigate any identified risks
• Responsible for the preparation and ongoing management of a project budgeting tool that reacts and adjusts to changes in project scope, cost and schedule
• Responsible for leading a forecast process that captures current spend and schedule expectations by area and task during all phases of the project. The forecast will be presented to senior management and include a comparison to the previous forecast and clear explanations for variances
• Timely management and reporting of all scope and schedule changes in accordance with company control procedures
• Management of project contingency usage in accordance with company control procedures
• Advise engineering and project management personnel of potential cost and schedule impacts of scope changes and contingencies
• Monitor projects on a recurring basis (project performance vs. budget, estimated costs to complete, funding authorization request & requirements, etc.)
• Monitor progress against project schedule and prepare weekly progress reports
• Reconcile actual spend against quarterly forecast assumptions on a weekly basis and note variances
• Responsible for all cost functions of the project including the assignment of budget codes to purchase orders, the timely and accurate receiving of goods and services in the accounting system and the processing of vendor invoices for payment
• Timely identification and recording of transactions within company capitalization standards
• Partner with the fixed asset team to capitalize assets, including assignment of useful lives, upon the completion of the project
• Study and understand all relevant project documents pertaining to the preparation of budgets and schedules
• Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field required.
  • Certification such as Certified Cost  Professional (CCP), Earned Value Professional (EVP), or related certifications preferred
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Demonstrated experience in development of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), scheduling, schedule analysis, cost estimating, earned value, and cost control,
  • Demonstrated high degree of foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving project cost abnormalities.
  • Experience working on Commercial and Semi Conductor projects is highly desirable
  • Experience in Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) projects is required.
  • Understanding of Contract requirements and deliverables
  • Advanced knowledge of cost engineering concepts and scheduling skills
  • Understanding of Earned Value and quantity based progressing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented complexities
  • Working knowledge with the following software applications: Primavera P6, EcoSys, Trimble Estimate platforms, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Suite


Attractive salaries, supportive environments and excellent benefits allow for growth and career development with Exyte Group.




Exyte Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The Exyte Group provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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