Project Controls Specialist II – Cost Analyst (Closed)

Nov 26 2023 admin Comments Off on Project Controls Specialist II – Cost Analyst (Closed)
  • Full Time


Client / Project:                Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) – Los Angeles Mission College
Salary Range:                    $92.9K to $109.5K annual base salary, depending upon experience
Number of positions:      One (1)


  • Monitor the overall integrity of the project budget and forecast in accordance with approved standard operating procedures.
  • Provide quality assurance to College functional staff regarding all financial tracking and cost performance.
  • Conduct cost variance analysis of reported data to identify trends and mitigate potential budget impacts.
  • Review, analysis and oversight of monthly cost reports and monthly progress reports
  • Evaluate contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget/timetable.
  • Review financial section of the Proposed Board Actions for accuracy.
  • Review invoices for compliance and proper coding in accordance with encumbrances.
  • Review task order requests, change orders and amendments to ensure budget availability, accurate cost coding and reporting.
  • Interact with various technical discipline leads to understand and communicate issues and conflicts that may impact the budget.
  • Ensure implementation of BuildLACCD policies, procedures and plans regarding cost management of capital projects with multiple funding sources.
  • Provide interface support and respond to all College requests for all financial information.
  • Serve as central receiving point for all financial matters for assigned College(s).
  • Travel to offsite project locations as required.
  • Ability to present data to management in an organized manner.
  • Exceptional communication skills required.
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements and situations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to perform in a business environment, maintaining professionalism in all communications and demeanor.
  • Other job related duties or projects as assigned.


  • 3-5 years professional experience in program and/or project controls on a construction program.
  • BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related degree. Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
  • Experience working through the entire project life cycle.
  • Knowledge of theories, principles and practices of cost/schedule management, earned value management, change management, forecasting, and risk assessment.


Experience utilizing Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel Skills, Proliance, Data-Warehouse or other systems used by a large capital program, and any educational facility experience.


Deadline to submit resume:
Friday January 12, 2024 @ 9:00am (late submissions cannot be accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements: hr@paragon‐
Subject line: LACCD Project Controls Specialist (SAC-434)

Approximate Processing Time:
Short list post: Week of January 15, 2024
Interviews: Week of January 15, 2024
Number of positions: 1
Anticipated Start: January-February 2024
Recruitment No.: SAC-434

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