Project Controls Specialist

Job title: Project Controls Specialist

Company: AECOM

Job description: Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

Due to growth, we are looking for a Project Controls Specialist to join our Project Controls team, based in Dubai. The Project Controls Specialist will work closely with the Project Management team and interface with various disciplines across our Buildings and Places end market.


  • Develops the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and baseline budgets, in coordination with the Project Manager.
  • Collects progress data and performs Earned Value Analysis.
  • Collects actual costs and analyzes performance against baseline budgets.
  • Prepares weekly progress and performance tracking reports.
  • Investigates variances from the baseline and analyzes performance trends.
  • Establishes project cost projections based on deployments provided by involved disciplines.
  • Supports the Project Manager with preparation of Intercompany Agreements.
  • Supports the Project Manager with preparation of internal forms in relation to change management processes in place.
  • Provides project performance data for project audit reviews purposes.
  • Maintains records of the project financial files in line with the company’s established templates.
  • Pro-actively identifies and reports financial risks and opportunities.


A Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering related subject is required.

Additional Information

  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in Project Controls field is required.
  • Experience in a multinational engineering consultancy firm is a plus.

In addition, applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Hands on working knowledge of project controls methodologies.
  • Familiarity with change management fundamentals.
  • Understanding of accounting principles and terminology.
  • Basic knowledge of scheduling concepts and methodologies.
  • Advanced Excel and data analysis skills.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 01:01:10 GMT

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