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Willbros Group, Inc. Project Controls Specialist - Q3 Contracting in Des Moines, Iowa

Primoris Q3 Contracting business unit is searching for a Project Controls Specialist in the Des Moines, IA area. The Project Controls Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the assigned project(s) deliverables are being executed within budget and on schedule; including, timely and accurate input of data, thorough and accurate review/analysis of defined cost and schedule elements, and timely and accurate document reporting.

  • Deleloping, progressing and monitoring of the project(s) schedule for the planning, procurement, construction and closeout phases

  • Coordinate, calculate, develop, input or update project budget information, changes, expenditure information, commitments and forecasts into the cost reporting system(s), and schedules

  • Update, monitor and Consult project(s) costs and progress; including coding and/or reviewing the coding of timesheets and invoices for accuracy, as well as, ensuring adequate weekly tracking of quantities and production

  • Analyze cost and productivity reports, present findings, and communicate recommendations to the project team

  • Assist in project setup, coding, take-offs and establish project baseline

  • Develop, implement, and maintain external and internal cost reports, forecasts and summary level progress

  • Provide cost, schedule and key performance indicator input to the weekly and monthly progress reports

  • Printing and distribution of technical and administrative reports

  • Assembly of monthly report packages

  • 1-3 years of professional experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction management, accounting, or related field from an accredited program. Experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarization with project controls procedures

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Access, etc.

  • Previous internship and or related consulting experience preferred


Q3 Contracting (Q3C) is a full-service construction provider operating in the Natural Gas, Electric Distribution, Telecom, Water & Municipal construction industries. Q3C has an experienced and highly mobile work force that exceeds 2,250 employees with our Company headquarters located in Little Canada, MN. Branch offices and active field operations are also located in Colorado, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan & Maryland.


We are not accepting resumes from Third Party Recruiting Firms for this position. If you are an Agency or Search firm representative, contact the Primoris Talent Acquisition Manager directly for consideration. Primoris or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes and online response forms through this source. In addition, Primoris or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees on unsolicited resumes that are submitted to any member of the Staffing or Operations team. Primoris has established an approved vendor program for this service, and will only consider accepting submissions from those approved firms. For consideration in becoming an approved vendor, contact

Requisition ID: 2021-6554

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