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BrandSafway Project Controls Specialist in Dover Plains, New York

Project Controls Specialist


Dover Plains, NY


United States of America

Degree Required

High School

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Position Id


Job Description

We are currently seeking a Project Controls Analyst in the Dover Plains, New York within our team of experienced professionals. The right candidate will be able to take on project control and reporting responsibility of small, medium, and large-scale projects. Position will require participation in all phases of the project life cycle. We are looking for a candidate with proven experience in project controls. They will need experience in schedule management, progress tracking, earned value management, manpower curves, change order management and contract administration. Intermediate excel experience is required and any P6 scheduling experience is a plus


  • Provide support to Field Project Managers in planning, managing, and monitoring major projects and accounts.

  • Evaluate and monitor the performance and efficiency of a portfolio of jobs and facilitate and lead efforts to drive site productivity at various sites leveraging local teams, company tools, and personal knowledge.

  • Coordinates preparation internal and external reports through gathering, analyzing and summarizing large data sets and information from the project.

  • Work on overall project planning through reporting on project schedules and contract deliverables.

  • Participate in the regional Project Controls team to drive area-wide systemic changes.

  • Develop, maintains, and analyses critical path plans and related schedules.

  • Positively influence and inspire site project teams to enhance site productivity that drives margin increases for projects.

  • Exhibit determined confidence and leadership abilities in order that all levels of Brand employees value your input and request your assistance when necessary.

  • Keep track of active program budgets and ensuring that program expenses are strictly monitored monthly and that monthly expenses are on target.

  • Continually defines ways to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships. Creates value for current accounts and contracts and ensures Brand is leading the way in customer satisfaction across all service offerings.

  • Anticipates client needs before they arise and presents solutions to project management that encompass issues at hand.

  • Understands expectations that were set with client and recognizes when issues/events may affect delivery.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Gets first-hand customer information and uses it for process improvement. Acts with customers in mind. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their true respect.

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Uses logic and proposes methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.

  • Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and informatively; Responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills.

  • Self Knowledge - Knows personal strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and limits. Seeks feedback. Gains insights form mistakes. Is open to criticism. Is receptive to talking about shortcomings. Looks forward to balance performance reviews and career discussions.

  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectively and openness to others' views. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interest.

  • Organization - Can utilize resources to get things done effectively and efficiently. Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal. Arranges information and files in a useful manner.

  • Planning - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects. Sets objectives and goals. Breaks down work into the process steps. Develops schedules and task/people assignments. Anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks. Measures performance against goals, and evaluates results.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Ability to create excellent working relationships with senior management

  • Ability to effectively work within a matrix organization

  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and confidence

  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Requires strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Travel as needed to support the need of the Areas

  • Education

  • 4-year degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or another technical field from an accredited university preferred.


  • Experience in planning/scheduling on industrial construction and maintenance projects a plus. Have petrochemical and/or refinery safety related experience a plus.

  • Understanding contracts, standard commercial T&C’s, contract compliance, invoice auditing, and proposal experience considered a major plus.

  • In depth working knowledge of Oil and Gas and/or Petrochemical cost control, scheduling techniques, estimating, change management, risk management, and progress reporting methods also a plus.

Computer Skills

  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point. Knowledge of database management and manipulation, plus ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems.

*BRAND ENERGY SERVICES, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V encouraged to apply. Local applicants encouraged to apply. Smoke-free workplace. Drug-free work environment. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be considered during this search. Must be eligible to work in this country. No phone calls please.



BrandSafway, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, special disabled or Vietnam or other era veteran status.