Project Controls Manager

Corvallis, Oregon

Posted: 1/11/21
Deadline: 1/24/21
Salary: $72,216 - $126,456
Reference Number: Posting Number P04073UF

About This Organization

Oregon State University was founded more than 150 years ago as a land grant institution, building on the idea that everybody deserves access to an education that transforms their lives. Yours could be next.

Adapting to today’s challenges, we continue to deliver innovative, high-quality courses and programs. We put the safety and success of our community as our top priority. As Oregon’s largest university, we draw people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. Our mission is constantly evolving to serve all learners.

Job Duties

The primary roles of the Project Controls Manager (PCM) are to develop and implement project controls, processes, data collection and reporting tools in support of the university’s capital planning, programming and construction efforts; advance the progress and communication of the work; and serve as the central point of contact for incoming project and space requests.

The work requires an in-depth understanding of the capital planning and budgeting processes, project programming and space allocation processes and capital construction project management processes. The work includes data gathering, categorization, analyses and reporting; acting as point person for the intake and dissemination of information from campus customers related to space and project needs; development of processes to enhance the timeliness and accuracy of project management functions including budget updates, change order reviews, and project close-out documentation.

This PCM requires a wide degree of creativity, experience and judgment to plan, execute and accomplish the responsibilities assigned to the position. The outcome of the work will inform and enhance the communication and decision making within the department and the university.

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Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Business Administration, Engineering, Construction Engineering Management or a closely related field.

5 years of relevant construction project management experience.

Extensive knowledge in the field of architecture, engineering and building construction.

Experience clarifying specification requirements for the design of facilities and construction documents.

Demonstrable ability to apply sound judgment and problem solve.

Demonstrated ability to take initiative and lead within the organization.

Effectively manage multiple projects concurrently in various stages of development, develop priorities, and negotiate solutions to meet designated project goals or objectives.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Experience with construction cost and schedule estimating.

Ability to work effectively with internal and external customers.

Knowledge and experience with MS Word, Projects, Outlook, and Excel or similar programs.

Experience working with Construction Management Software Systems such as AiM and eBuilder.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with cost estimating and scheduling software.

Supervisory or leadwork experience.

Understanding of contract implementation and legal requirements with Oregon contracting law.

Demonstrable commitment to diversity.


$72,216 - $126,456

Other Info

For additional information please contact: Keahi McFadden at

Required Application Materials

Resume/CV and Cover Letter