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Randstad Project Cost Controller in Jackson, Michigan

Project Cost Controller

job details:

  • location:Jackson, MI

  • salary:$25 - $40 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, April 27, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Mining

  • reference:836659

job description

Project Cost Controller

job summary:

Large utility is looking for a Project Cost Controller in Jackson, MI. Responsible for monitoring and managing the safety, project costs during the construction phase for a project and reports directly to the Cost Controls Lead while serving the Project Manager and working closely with the Construction Manager & Field Leaders affected by this scope of work.

location: Jackson, Michigan

job type: Contract

salary: $25 - 40 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • As a Project Cost Controller I, typical responsibilities include: invoice review and tracking, contractor T&M ticket review and tracking, administering project change control documentation, data entry for miscellaneous reporting activities, and any other task related to the support of project cost control.

  • This position commonly serves as a support role to the primary project cost controller, but may sometimes operate alone with management oversight.

Required Skills:

  • Change Control

  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

  • Cost Control

  • Data Entry

  • Excel

Additional Skills:

  • Documentation

  • Invoice

  • PMI

  • Detail Oriented

  • Project Management

  • Finance

  • Microsoft Excel


  • A Project Cost Controller I will generally have some level of higher education and/or relatable work experience dealing with project cost control and monitoring.

  • Higher educational degrees in construction/project management or engineering are desirable, but degrees in business, accounting, or finance are also suitable.

  • Relatable work experience would include any verifiable positions held where project cost control activities were being performed and the candidate can demonstrate the application of project management concepts.

  • Certifications from PMI or AACE will set candidates apart from others.



  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Education: Bachelors (required)


  • Project Controls

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