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Project Controls Analyst – Data Center Construction

Remote position, United States only

$90k - $130k


Turner & Townsend is seeking an ambitious Project Controls Analyst to join their prestigious technology client's growing data center team. As part of a team of innovative professionals shaping our built environment, you will work closely with global construction teams and various internal departments to support all aspects of project cost management and financial forecasting. The ideal candidate has experience managing and analyzing cost and schedule in large construction programs, with excellent communication and analytical skills. This dynamic role offers the opportunity to work on exciting projects and be a key player in our technological future.

Job Description

Company Description

From the inception of a project through to completion and beyond, Turner & Townsend help to deliver the outcomes that matter through transformational programs covering the full spectrum of consultancy, project delivery and post-project operations.

With offices located globally, you're never far away from our services. Working from 118 offices in 50 countries, we make the difference to projects across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Description

Turner & Townsend are seeking an ambitious Project Controls****Analyst to join our prestigious technology client’s rapidly growing data center team. You have a chance to be a key player in our technological future, as part of a team of innovative professionals shaping our built environment.

The role requires a smart, motivated professional to work closely with global construction teams and various internal departments, including Data Center Analytics, Procurement and Finance to support all aspects of project cost management and financial forecasting for our Client’s growing data center infrastructure construction team.

The ideal candidate is an ambitious construction professional with experience managing and analyzing cost and schedule in large, multi-project construction programs. In this role as Project Controls Analyst, you will work closely with our global construction teams in New Builds, Retrofits and various internal departments to support all aspects of project cost management and risk identification for our clients growing Infrastructure Construction team. Excellent communication, presentation, and analytical skills are a must in this highly collaborative role. The Project Controls Analyst will work closely with site Project Management to report project health and influence the way the Site Teams understand and mitigate project risks.

Job Objectives:

  • Provide preconstruction support during project approval phase, provide historical cost data, assist in development of annual contractor purchase orders.
  • Manage internal project budget / schedule of values within project management software, for monthly financial reporting on multiple New Builds and Retrofit projects on campus.
  • Manage external project budget and communications within external project management software including commitment management, change management, document control, etc.
  • Manages monthly forecasts and cash flows, understand forecast variances, develop monthly executive reports.
  • Manage monthly vendor invoice review process within invoicing software, including project management review, 3rd party auditing services, and communication with Accounts Payable.
  • Responsible for accurate quarterly accrual reporting for all existing PO's on campus, including communication with vendors and Finance.
  • Facilitate change order routing and review processes within project management software, content analysis, and executive approval as required
  • Review project financial health with management team each month (via dashboards, budget software, schedule comparisons, productivity reports, etc.)
  • Management of Internal and Contractor Risk Register update & contingency evaluation.
  • Financial closeout of internal budgets, Vendor POs, etc.
  • Work closely with Site Scheduler to compare financial forecasts and risks are in alignment with schedule updates.
  • Assistance with programmatic initiatives, training, and alignment opportunities.


  • BA/BS or equivalent in construction management or engineering.
  • Demonstrated working experience in construction and project planning for large multi-project construction programs.
  • Strong collaboration skills and problem-solving mindset.
  • Experienced with Primavera P6, Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) and Google Suite.
  • Must be familiar with a cost control tooling (such as eBuilder, Procore, or others).
  • Ability to clearly communicate financial status and schedule details from multiple construction sites to project managers.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and analytical skills are a must in this highly collaborative role.

Additional Information

The salary range for this full-time role is $90K-$130K per year. Ranges are determined by role and level and represent a good faith effort to provide a fair and equitable salary. This range is a reflection of base salary only, not of a total compensation package.  Please note Turner & Townsend reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range, depending on candidate’s experience and qualifications.

*On-site presence and requirements may change depending on our client's needs.

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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