Project Controls Manager

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Project Controls MANAGER

City Point Partners is a construction services firm serving the engineering and construction industries. We are seeking a Project Controls Manager to join our team in Boston, MA.

Essential Job Duties

  • Direct oversight of 3–4 Project Controls Specialists.
  • Manage team by assigning tasks, managing workload, coordinating with client and stakeholders, and providing Quality Assurance/Quality Control of project deliverables.
  • Attend internal and external project-related meetings as required. 
  • Responsible for review and management of assigned projects, including budget and performance to plan for all active assigned projects.
  • Provide leadership, ensure timely and collaborative communication with clients, and assist clients with maintaining and managing project and program level schedules.
  • Ensure adherence to contracted scope of work, that work is being processed in the most efficient manner, and resolve areas of client concern.
  • Participate in and lead project planning and scheduling review meetings and assist with communication and coordination of schedule input to project stakeholders.
  • When necessary, carries out all the duties of the Project Controls Specialists, including hands-on development of estimating and scheduling deliverables, and other duties typically assigned to the Project Controls Staff such as: 

Cost Estimating

    • Perform quantity takeoffs on drawings using on screen methods and quantity reports.
    • Review and develop estimates, change orders and time impact determinations for heavy civil and vertical projects including railroads, bridges, highways, industrial buildings and labs.
    • Perform order of magnitude, schematic and detailed bottom-up estimates.
    • Create narrative executive reports and detail reports for estimate deliverables.
    • Develop templates for estimates and spreadsheets for executive summary deliverables.
    • Build detailed engineering cost reports, change notices, and other cost control tools.
    • Analyze and validate estimates performed by others.
    • Maintain and update local databases of items and assemblies.
    • Create local labor tables for market segments per project.

Scheduling

    • Develop full CPM schedule logic for construction projects including milestones, procurement, construction and closeout activities.
    • Assist with development and maintenance of scheduling work breakdown structure (WBS) to ensure project coding is effectively used for all project controls applications.
    • Participate in and lead project planning and scheduling review meetings and assist with communication and coordination of schedule input to project stakeholders.
    • Lead or assist in the development of program/project resource and cost loaded schedules for design, procurement, start-up, construction, and close-out.
    • Responsible for assembling data for schedule development and updating.
    • Develop and maintain templates and layouts for project development and reporting.
    • Produce scheduling analysis and management reports and assist with tracking corrective actions.
    • Develop municipal and state agency requirements for contractor time determination schedules.
    • Develop contractor baseline schedule and achieve acceptance from agency reviewers.
    • Review and approve contractor baselines and schedule updates.
    • Review and develop updated and progressed schedules for monthly submissions conforming to contractor payment requisitions and prepare reports for project stakeholders.
    • Measure progress and review invoices of contractors to confirm schedule conformance.
    • Conduct or assist with performance measurement and associated schedule trends.
    • Update schedules for change orders and time impact determinations.
    • Analyze contractor schedules, schedule variances and construction data to identify key project issues and recommend corrective action.
    • Analyze contractor critical path updates, schedule progress, and evaluate schedule options.
    • Assist with coordination, reconciliation, and integration of functional schedules to maintain the project/program control schedule.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Civil Engineering preferred; Management or Business Administration in related field accepted as well.
  • 5-7 years of experience in construction project scheduling, estimating, controls, budgeting, and database management on capital projects, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with public transportation agencies such as MassDOT, MBTA, RIDOT or similar client types. 
  • Prior experience in road, bridge, aviation, and/or rail projects, along with municipal or commercial building projects is preferred.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in concert with contractors, consultants, and clients; and to maintain client satisfaction as a top priority.

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of cost estimating tools such as RSMeans, Sage Estimating, MCACES MII, OnScreen Takeoff, Bluebeam, or others.
  • In-depth knowledge of Excel as a tool for calculations and formatting of technical reports.
  • Working knowledge of cost control, budgeting, and office automation software such as e-Builder, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project).
  • Understanding of relational databases and database report writer tools such as MSAccess.
  • Knowledge of earned value methodology, scope control, and change management.
  • Familiar with basic cost analysis and forecasting as it relates to planning and scheduling. Have a clear understanding of plans and specifications for developing estimates.
  • Hands-on scheduling experience and working knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6 and MSProject.
  • Working knowledge of field construction assemblies, sequencing, and duration of work.
  • Ability to develop construction schedules, incorporate changes to schedule baselines and updates. 
  • Familiar with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms.
  • Ability to resource load schedule and perform remedial schedule risk analysis.

Diversity and Inclusion

City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to better understand our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.  

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners was recognized in 2022 by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce as one of their Small Business of the Year Honorees in the Cultural Excellence category. Additionally, for three consecutive years we were honored by the Boston Business Journal as one of their “Best Places to Work”.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients. 

Please send resumes to Office Manager Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

Staff Accountant

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Staff Accountant

City Point Partners is a construction services firm serving the engineering and construction industries. We are looking to hire a full-time Staff Accountant to join our team.

Essential Job Duties

  • Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepare journal entries, analyses, account reconciliations, and assist with monthly close processes while ensuring compliance with GAAP.
  • Perform Accounts Payable duties.
  • Assist with Accounts Receivable, employees payroll and expenses reimbursement.
  • Assist with the creation and analysis of Company budgets.
  • Assist with independent auditor relationships and audit engagements, including audits relating to indirect accounting functions. Help manage the CPA firm on annual tax planning, preparation, and filing at the company level.
  • Maintain compliance with state business filings for various corporate entities.
  • Perform ad hoc responsibilities as requested by the Financial Contract Manager and President.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline. 
  • Minimum of 2+ years as Staff Accountant with a track record of success and increasing responsibility or relevant combination of education and experience.

Required Skills

  • Must have knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) as applicable to overseeing company’s Indirect Cost Rate.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills. Strong analytical and quantitative abilities with good understanding of mathematical concepts.
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures, and systems of internal control, especially around revenue recognition.
  • Superb business software knowledge; expert technology user. Deltek Vision or other project-based accounting system experience. Expertise in Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access). Demonstrated experience using Excel to build and maintain complex financial models as well as perform financial and data analysis. 
  • Keen attention to detail, with an ability to spot errors.
  • Ability to work in concert with contractors, consultants, and clients.
  • Ability to keep client satisfaction a top priority.

Diversity and Inclusion

City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to understand better our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.p

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners was recognized in 2022 by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce as one of their Small Business of the Year Honorees in the Cultural Excellence category. Additionally, for three consecutive years, we were honored by the Boston Business Journal as one of their “Best Places to Work”.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients.

Please send resume to Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

Public Outreach Specialist

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Public Outreach Specialist

City Point Partners is a construction services firm serving the engineering and construction industries. We are looking to hire a Public Outreach Specialist to join our team and help support communications and stakeholder engagement activities across a range of local and regional construction projects.

Essential Job Duties
• Research and develop detailed public involvement plans, stakeholder engagement plans, and public outreach strategy documents while ensuring compliance with state and federal Environmental Justice policy
• Develop marketing, design, and communication materials on behalf of clients
• Organize and host virtual events with a large group of people with Zoom, Teams, or similar virtual platform
• Facilitate public meetings (in-person and virtual)
• Perform content development, editorial review, and final production of communication materials
• Social media management, content development, and strategy
• Assist with proposal writing and business development
• Participate in project planning and scheduling
• Attend client and team meetings, issue agendas and minutes
• Develop and maintain detailed stakeholder contact databases
• Provide support to clients and other team members and help meet deadlines for internal and external deliverables

Required Skills
• Well-versed in content planning and creative communication strategies
• Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
• Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Event scheduling experience, with excellent organizational and time management skills
• Familiar with virtual meeting platforms (i.e., Microsoft Teams, Zoom)
• Social media savvy and familiar with social media marketing tools
• Ability to build strategic customer relationships and ensure client satisfaction
• Ability to coordinate and work in concert with clients, team members, other contractors, and consultants
• Ability to problem-solve, prioritize deliverables, maintain schedules, and have the flexibility to adapt to last-minute changes and issues

Qualifications
• A Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Political Science, or equivalent professional experience
• 5+ years of experience in communications, public relations, legislative affairs, and public or private construction project administration
• Knowledge of local, State, and Federal public engagement policies and protocols, the MA State Open Meeting Law, Environmental Justice populations, accessibility requirements, and knowledge of municipal and state agencies are preferred
• Prior experience in road, bridge, transportation, rail, or construction industries is a plus

Diversity and Inclusion
City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to understand better our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunity, and promoting leadership among staff.
City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Why Join City Point Partners?
City Point Partners has won three years in a row the award for “Best Places to Work” in the Boston Business Journal. We offer a competitive base salary and benefits package. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients.

Please send resumes to Office Manager Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

Construction Scheduler

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Construction Scheduler

City Point Partners is a construction services firm serving the engineering and construction industries. We are looking to hire an experienced Scheduler to join our Project Controls team.

Essential Job Duties

  • Develop full CPM schedule logic for construction projects, including milestones, procurement, construction, and closeout activities.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of scheduling work breakdown structure (WBS) to ensure project coding is effectively used for all project control applications.
  • Participate in and lead project planning and scheduling review meetings and assist with communication and coordination of schedule input to project stakeholders.
  • Lead or assist in the development of program/project resources and cost-loaded schedules for design, procurement, start-up, construction, and close-out.
  • Responsible for assembling data for schedule development and updating.
  • Develop and maintain templates and layouts for project development and reporting.
  • Produce scheduling analysis and management reports and assist with tracking corrective actions.
  • Develop municipal and state agency requirements for contractor time determination schedules.
  • Develop contractor baseline schedule and achieve acceptance from agency reviewers.
  • Review and approve contractor baselines and schedule updates.
  • Review and develop updated and progressed schedules for monthly submissions conforming to contractor payment requisitions and prepare reports for project stakeholders.
  • Measure progress and review invoices of contractors to confirm schedule conformance.
  • Conduct or assist with performance measurement and associated schedule trends.
  • Update schedules for change orders and time impact determinations.
  • Analyze contractor schedules, schedule variances and construction data to identify key project issues and recommend corrective action.
  • Analyze contractor critical path updates, schedule progress, and evaluate schedule options.
  • Assist with coordination, reconciliation, and integration of functional schedules to maintain the project/program control schedule.

Required Skills

  • Hands-on scheduling experience and working knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6 and MSProject.
  • Working knowledge of field construction assemblies, sequencing and durations of work.
  • Ability to develop construction schedules, and incorporate changes to schedule baselines and updates. 
  • Knowledge of earned value methodology, scope control and change management.
  • Prior experience in road, bridge, aviation and/or rail projects, along with municipal or commercial building projects, is preferred.
  • Familiar with basic cost analysis and forecasting as it relates to planning and scheduling.
  • Familiar with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms.
  • Ability to use drawings and specifications for schedule development.  
  • Ability to resource load schedule and perform remedial schedule risk analysis.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Civil Engineering and five years of experience in construction project scheduling.
  • Experience with public transportation agencies such as MassDOT, MBTA, RIDOT, or similar client types is preferred.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in concert with contractors, consultants, and clients; and to maintain client satisfaction as a top priority.

Diversity and Inclusion

City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to understand better our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.  

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners was recognized in 2022 by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce as one of their Small Business of the Year Honorees in the Cultural Excellence category. Additionally, for three consecutive years, we were honored by the Boston Business Journal as one of their “Best Places to Work”.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients.  

Please send resumes to Office Manager Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com

 

Document Control Manager

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Document Control Manager

 

Document Control Manager

City Point Partners is a construction services firm serving the engineering and construction industries. We are looking to hire a Document Control Manager to support multiple construction projects from our main office in Boston. 

Essential Job Duties

The Document Control Manager administers and maintains the document control management process for multiple projects in accordance with each project policy and procedure. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Implementing and maintaining the project’s document folder structure with multiple project management/document management software
  • Managing and tracking the circulation of project documents
  • Conducting a quality assurance audit process on submitted files to ensure compliance
  • Consolidating review comments, resolving discrepancies, and finalizing responses
  • Tracking and maintaining a record of project documents such as RFIs, Change Orders, Correspondence, Non-Conformance Reports, and contractor submittals
  • Participating in document control meetings and other required project meetings
  • Coordinating contract document control closeout activities

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in construction/engineering document control

Required Skills

  • Exceptional organizational, proof-reading and quality control skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat Pro or Bluebeam Revu
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to work independently without detailed direction or supervision
  • Flexible and able to readily adapt to changing priorities
  • Working knowledge of e-Builder® software or willingness to learn

Diversity and Inclusion

City Point Partners is committed to investing in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcome and empowered. We believe that a team diverse in people, experiences, and ideas enables us to understand better our clients and the communities we serve. Our firm seeks equity in developing talent, creating opportunities, and promoting leadership among staff.

City Point Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability.

Why Join City Point Partners?

City Point Partners was recognized in 2022 by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce as one of their Small Business of the Year Honorees in the Cultural Excellence category. Additionally, for three consecutive years, we were honored by the Boston Business Journal as one of their “Best Places to Work”.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Work/life balance is important to us, as is providing a high level of service and quality to our clients.  

Please send resume to Leila Cahillane at lcahillane@citypointpartners.com