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Senior Project Controls Specialist

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Location: Pflugerville, TX, United States
Date Posted:
Job ID: R18712
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

As the Senior Project Controls Specialist you will execute, administer, and supervise the cost control, schedule management, progress, performance monitoring, and change management of one or more projects/programs within Ledcor Technical Services. You will collaborate closely with project teams, subcontractors, and clients to monitor progress, mitigate risks, and optimize project performance from initiation to completion. In addition to overseeing project controls activities, you will play a vital role in mentoring and guiding junior team members, providing them with valuable insights and support to help them develop their skills and grow in their roles.

We are committed to the long-term success and wellbeing of our employees. Our total rewards package is designed to provide compensation and benefits programs that support your health, wellness, and financial security. Including items such as competitive salaries and profit-sharing program; exceptional health, dental, vision plans, life and disability coverages; comprehensive retirement plans, generous vacation and leave, family support benefits, mental health resources, and more. We offer ongoing employee training and development, team building and career growth opportunities.

Bring your expertise to our dynamic Project Controls team in this work from home (WFH) position.  Apply today to join the Ledcor Technical Services team!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the timely and accurate recording of project/program progress and provide the information required to facilitate timely and accurate invoicing
  • Use available reporting tools to report on the Cost Performance Index (CPI), Schedule Performance Index (SPI), and other performance metrics commonly used for the monitoring and status of projects/programs
  • Update and maintain the Estimate at Completion (EAC)
  • Cultivate a thorough understanding of the applicable project/program via a critical examination of the contract provisions, scope of work, estimate, and risk profile
  • Develop a Project Controls Plans (PCP) and proceed with the build out of the baseline control budget
  • Lead the preparation of the project/program schedule with input from client, engineering, procurement, and construction
  • Meet weekly with Construction to update progress, publish three-week lookaheads, and month end reporting packages
  • Monitors and coordinates with Operations, Commercial, and Finance to manage change to the baseline quantities, scope, cost, and schedule
  • Develop, train, and coach direct reports


  • Five to seven years of technical and practical expertise experience in a project controls role
  • Experience with linear project work such as Transmission and Distribution, Pipeline, and Utilities
  • Program/portfolio management experience will be considered an asset
  • Have experience in a supervisory role providing mentorship, coaching, and training to junior project controls staff and new hires
  • Experience with managing a team remotely
  • Intermediate level experience with Power BI will be considered an asset
  • Intermediate P6 experience will be considered an asset

Work conditions:

  • This is a work from home position with the understanding that from time to time you may be required to attend the office or site as business needs require

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.   

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