Project Controls Specialist II

Full Time, Remote
$75,000 - $90,000 per year

CAPE Environmental Management Inc (CAPE) is seeking a Project Controls Specialist II to support our nationwide federal remediation projects. This position will support the Project Management process by assisting the Project Controls Manager, Project Managers and Site Superintendents with scheduling, costs tracking, productivity and key performance metrics measurement and other project controls related duties. This position supports projects by implementing and maintaining all required project controls procedures and best practices. Responsibilities include the development and maintenance of cost tracking spreadsheets for assigned projects, coordination with field personnel to gather data in the form of 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 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 and update detailed cost and productivity reports using key performance metrics identified for the project. 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 project financial forecast reports.

The position will support Project Managers from cradle to grave during project execution in coordination with other support groups such as Technical Service Organization, Quality Control, safety, construction and estimating. The person in this position will work closely with other project team members to provide timely project management deliverables relevant to assigned project controls duties. The position requires strong communication and Microsoft Office Suite skills in Word, Excel, as well as, proficiency using Primavera P6 and MS Project scheduling software to include schedule resource loading experience. This role will assist in the preparation of monthly status reports, estimates to complete and financial status and forecasts of projects, as necessary. The ideal candidate will be passionate about supporting project execution, interacting with a diverse group of people from across the US, learning from books, classroom and on the job training. Preference will be given to applicants who can reference work demonstrating the skills and qualifications below. This position is a stepping stone to other positions such as Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager, Estimator, and / or Field Engineer positions, or stay in the Project Controls career path. Staff that are aligned with our Values and who perform well can be expected to obtain new career opportunities within 2 - 4 years. Upon starting with CAPE, one of our early onboarding activities will be to develop a career plan with you to support professional growth and development.

$75,000-$90,000 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This is a remote position and sporadic travel to job sites will be needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Construction Management, Earth Science or Engineering required.
  • 2-5 years of project management, project controls, project planning, project scheduling, and earned value performance, within the environmental remediation, environmental consulting or construction management industry. Fieldwork experience in environmental remediation is preferred.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project.
  • Proficiency using Primavera P6 Project scheduling software.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to understand and carefully follow both written and oral guidance/instructions
  • Resourceful and self-motivated
  • Able to handle multiple assignments on timely basis to meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong ability to learn quickly Project Controls/Management skills, tools and software.


  • Currently held or actively working toward a professional certification such as PMP, PMI-SP, PSP, PG, or PE.
  • Experience working with estimators.
  • Experience in task management on large project.
  • Understand management principles and maintain file/version control
  • Experience reading specifications and drawings.
  • Ability to perform quantity take-offs.
  • Knowledgeable of all types of contracts: Firm Fixed Price (FFP); Fixed Unit Price (FUP); Time and Material (T&M); Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF); and Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF).


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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