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Project Controls Associate
Job Category:Operations
Requisition Code:2020-PIT-007
Location:Pittsburgh, PA
FT / PT / TempFull Time
Hours Per Week40 hours

GAI Consultants is looking for a Project Controls Specialist who can assist with financial support by tracking budgets, change orders, Deltek, etc.  This position serves as a point of contact for Accounting and a mediator between Accounting and Project Manager/ Team Managers for their particular Business Unit. This position can be worked out of our Homestead, PA office. Bring your talent to a range of stimulating projects alongside supportive and accomplished teammates—advance your career, fulfill your professional aspirations, and express your entrepreneurial spirit as an essential contributor to an established and growing employee-owned company. 

Sound like a fit? We’d love the opportunity to get to know you!   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Point of Contact for Accounting, mediator between Accounting and Project/Team Managers
  • Participates/leads monthly Project Management AR/ULER status meetings, prompts Project Manager for client updates, and/or has direct client contact with Project Manager approval. 
  • Act as control point for information input into Deltek.  Setup and run Deltek reports as requested.  
  • Manage invoicing process from inception to completion with a heavy emphasis on accuracy.
  • Provide administrative support for contracts under direction of the project manager.  
  • Preparation, coordination and/or oversight of contracts, subcontracts and teaming agreements
  • Utilize Primavera software to plan and execute project scheduling

  • BS/BA/or Associates Degree in Business Management, Financial Management, or Accounting.
  • 1-2 years’ experience working with an Engineering Consulting firm preferred.
  • Understanding of billing multipliers, overhead rates, margin/fee, escalation, etc.
  • Understanding of how revenue credit is shared across departments.
    Understanding of project budget structures for Lump Sum, Limiting Amount, Milestone, billing types that translate easily to project invoicing.
  • Previous experience with Deltek preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail a must.
  • Must be able to travel to other GAI Offices (approximately 15% of the time) 

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