Project Controls Specialist I

Full Time, Remote
$40,000 - $60,000 per year

CAPE Environmental Management Inc (CAPE) is seeking a Project Controls Specialist I to support our nationwide federal remediation projects. This position will support the Project Management process by assisting the Project Controls Manager, more senior Project Control Specialist, Project Managers and Site Superintendents with scheduling, costs tracking, productivity measurement and other project controls related duties. This position supports projects in the field by implementing all required project controls procedures and best practices. Responsibilities include the maintenance of cost tracking spreadsheets for assigned projects, coordination with field personnel to gather progress and costs information, supporting the schedule development process and updating project schedules in coordination with project manager and/or other project team members. The position will require occasional invoicing support for projects that require cost loaded schedule updates as part of the billing process and short-term travel (1 to 3 months annually) to job sites as required for support to field operations. When working in the field, the person in this position will be responsible to collect required information to prepare the Production and Cost Reports and prepare same. On at least a monthly basis, this position will be required to provide support in the development of project cost estimates to complete (ETCs) and monthly forecasts reports.

$40,000-$60,000 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This is a remote position and only sporadic travel may be needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, with intermediate level using MS Excel
  • Understanding of Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling principles
  • Basic knowledge of cost control techniques and procedures
  • Basic understanding of cost estimating principles
  • Self-starter and highly motivated to lead when not having formal authority
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to understand and carefully follow both written and oral guidance/instructions
  • Resourceful and self-motivated
  • Abe to handle multiple assignments on timely basis to meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently with attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn quickly to use new project controls tools and software.
  • Ability to learn on own and comprehend complex instructions
  • Ability to perform median level mathematics accurately and quickly


  • Prior experience in construction, engineering, cost estimating, or managing data to create reports
  • Experience working with MS Excel creating financial reports and pivot tables
  • Experience in developing project schedules using MS Project or Primavera P6 scheduling software
  • Familiarity with building/using Excel Macros and maintaining cost control reports


For 30 years, CAPE has delivered construction and environmental remediation solutions to governmental and private organizations nationwide. Our projects are high-profile environmental remediation projects involving cleanup of contaminated soil, groundwater, and sediment. The culture of our company is one of working together to achieve our company and professional goals and is succinctly and accurately defined as "We, Not Me" behavior. To ensure long-term, sustainable growth, we tailor our 3-year vision to be ahead of our industry in delivering our projects, align with our clients and team partners to improve our existing market share and develop new services to support smart growth.

CAPE offers competitive benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, life insurance, Vanguard retirement savings plan including both traditional and Roth 401(k) with up to 4% match and lowest in class fees, health savings account (HSA) with investment option, flexible spending account (FSA), paid annual leave, paid maternity/paternity leave, and tuition reimbursement. CAPE also offers staff several other voluntary benefits options, as well as the option to work from home.

CAPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We invite all qualified applicants to apply to our open positions.

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