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Sr. Project Controls Specialist (Cost Analyst) - Knoxville

Company: RSI EnTech, LLC
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Openings >> Sr. Project Controls Specialist (Cost Analyst) Knoxville, TN

Sr. Project Controls Specialist (Cost Analyst) Knoxville, TN


Title: Sr. Project Controls Specialist (Cost Analyst) Knoxville, TN

ID: 1272

Location: Knoxville, TN


Sr. Project Controls Specialist (Cost Analyst) Knoxville, TN


RSI EnTech, LLC (RSI) is currently recruiting a Sr. Project Controls Specialist (Cost Analyst) for our client in Knoxville, TN.

The Project Controls Specialist (Cost Analyst) is responsible for supporting the Project Manager in project scoping, planning and scheduling; earned value management; change control; problem identification and resolution support. The Sr. Project Controls Specialist (Cost Analyst) requires good communications skills that exude a positive, customer-oriented attitude.


  • Plan and monitor project cost performance.
  • Periodically review the project status by analyzing actual physical progress and reported activity completion and comparing that information to the project schedule.
  • Document project progress and changes, forecast project cost and schedule impacts, and communicate progress updates and projections to team members.
  • Prepare summary and detail level reports which are the fundamental monitoring tool to identify progress and problems with projects.
  • Accrual preparation and analysis.
  • Coordinate with various customer and stakeholder organizations on the status of work being performed and process logic change requests while analyzing these impacts on the schedule and resource allocation.
  • Utilize the lessons learned from other projects to identify potential risk exposures and needed activities and logic changes.
  • Perform risk analysis of the project plan to determine how to achieve reduced levels of risk while maintaining safety and technical specification adherence.
  • Prepare status reports and provide detailed analysis on project status through the use of earned value management techniques and tools.
  • Detailed variance analysis of actuals versus forecast.
  • Forecast multiple projects with various expenditure types monthly.
  • Conduct change control in accordance with established procedures.
  • Interface with system engineers, design engineers, operations, maintenance personnel and senior management.
  • Prepare work orders as needed for project team.
  • Close POs and drive project closeout process.
  • Proactively recommend solutions to project manager and team for recovery or problem resolution.
  • Support the annual and long-range planning process.
  • Monitor team compliance with company standards and processes.
  • Travel to project sites to support management reviews, as needed.


Education Bachelors Degree in a technical or financial/business field, or related technical field desired plus several years of progressively more difficult project control experience with an emphasis on cost analysis and reporting. Detailed knowledge of project control practices, methods, procedures is desired.

Experience Demonstrated application of project control concepts, processes, methodology, and techniques. Demonstrated experience in cost engineering practices such as performance analysis, business planning, budgeting, economic analysis, cost control, forecasting, etc. with ability to query company financial accounting system for detailed cost analysis. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate at all levels of management including executive management. Demonstrated ability to use PC based software (Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point). Working knowledge of business planning processes and supporting budgetary, financial & workforce planning processes. Demonstrated ability in problem solving and analysis. Familiarity with the concept of how risk management tools work and are used and applied on a project.

If you would like to apply for an open position with RSI or submit a general application, please click here . Please include references in your application.

RSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Copyright 2021 RSI EnTech, LLC All rights reserved.

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