Project Controls Manager II

Lead cost tracking and forecasting as Project Controls Manager II in Texas.

Renewable Energy Systems
Renewable Energy Systems
Texas, United States  UTC-06:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   USD 120k–141k   26 days ago

About Renewable Energy Systems

Company Overview

Renewable Energy Systems Limited

Kings Langley, England, UK


Business Model

Renewable Energy

Development, construction, and operation of large-scale renewable energy projects including wind and solar energy solutions.

Project development, energy production, and engineering services.

Locations & Geography

United Kingdom 🇬🇧, USA 🇺🇸, Canada 🇨🇦, and more

Company Culture

RES is dedicated to transforming the way the world produces and consumes energy, aiming for a zero-carbon future.

Collaborative, innovative, and focused on sustainable development.

Offers various opportunities for career advancement in renewable energy sectors.

Activities & Projects

RES has developed over 100 wind farms worldwide with projects totalling several thousand megawatts at various development stages.

RES focuses on innovative solutions in wind, solar, energy storage, and green hydrogen technologies.

Commitment to safety, environment, and sustainable development throughout its project lifecycle.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities in engineering, project management, and renewable energy consulting.

Competitive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and a strong focus on employee wellness and development.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter

Careers at RES

We are committed to building a workplace where everyone feels heard and respected, and extending our culture of care so that every individual can reach their full potential. We want you to have a sense of belonging and feel valued for your contributions and the perspectives you bring.


The Project Controls Manager II manages cost tracking and forecasting, contract management and change order control and quantity surveying, especially on Bill of Quantities (BOQ) Projects and drives successful project delivery, supporting solar, energy storage, wind, transmission and distribution. This position works in close partnership with the Construction Project Management team to ensure that projects are delivered safely, on time and on budget. Areas of responsibility include cost control, cost reporting, forecasting, financial reporting, performance measurement, earned value analysis, contract management, subcontracts compliance, invoice management, change management, and risk analysis. This position assists project leadership with client relationship management, as well as coaches and mentors project controls aligned staff.


Manages the Cost Control Process:

  • Supports Estimating during budget setup, following standard WBS and cost code structure.
  • Develops and manages project cost reports.
  • Forecasts and analyzes trends, develops estimate to complete costs, analyzes commitments.
  • Provides Cost Variance Analyses and variance to budget and the prior forecast.
  • Provides Earned Value Analysis by tracking progress and measuring performance.
  • Utilizes Cash Flow Models with cash flow analysis and preparation.
  • Supports Change Management by tracking and analyzing project changes to budget and scope, facilitating the change management process.
  • Supports Subcontractor Change Management by reviewing subcontractor changes and assessing impact to overall budget and forecast.
  • Provides Risk Analysis by assessing and evaluating project risk at the funding stage and throughout project execution, compiling data and risk analyses.

Administers contracts:

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of prime contract and subcontracts and identifies all gaps, risks, opportunities and deliverables.
  • Resolves issues with contracts and subcontracts.
  • Maintains a complete understanding of all contractual obligations, and ensures executed agreements and contracts are in place.
  • Produces change orders and liaises with counterpart in client organization to ensure change orders are processed and approved by the client.
  • Reviews subcontractor progress and performance and supports payment applications.

Supports Project Manager with reporting process:

  • Collects data necessary for daily/weekly/monthly of work completed.
  • Participates in daily and weekly status and progress reports of construction on site.
  • Creates the weekly and monthly Project Cost reports and presents alongside the Project Manager.

Understands impacts of Scheduling on the cost control process:

  • Reviews and understands schedule as it ties to contractual milestone dates.
  • Assesses risks and makes recommendations for risk mitigation and contingency management.
  • Supports development and implementation of project execution plan.

Assists with Client Relationship Management:

  • Assists Construction Director and Project Manager in client negotiations as they relate to executing contracts and change orders.

Provides Project Controls Coaching and Mentoring:

  • Coaches other project controls staff, Project Controls Manager I, Project Accountant, Cost Administrators, including best practices for managing contract issues and handling daily issues and tasks.
  • Directs, guides, and coaches Project and Field Engineers to ensure activities on site are understood and following established processes through quality checks.
  • Follows processes for systems and communication lines on site and ensure implementation is consistent.
  • Operates Company aligned vehicle on project sites and business trips.
  • Attends work regularly and punctually, as scheduled or expected.
  • Complies with the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct, and Company Policies & Procedures.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Presents, supports, and leads-by-example with a safety and quality-oriented attitude.
  • Ensures QA/QC and Environmental processes are implemented according to the plan and are consistently adhered to.
  • Fosters a culture of continuous improvement.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships.
  • Ability to work independently and be proactive.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people and approaches.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Strong writing and reporting skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook, Visio, cost databases).
  • Intermediate experience with job costing or accounting software – knowledge of Business World, Procore, HeavyJob and HeavyBid an advantage.
  • Intermediate experience with Primavera P6.
  • Understanding of safety and OSHA requirements.
  • Functional competencies in accountability, attention to detail, prioritization, business acumen, and collaboration.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Construction Management, Accounting, or 8 years’ related experience, required.
  • 8 years’ equivalent construction experience, required.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% domestically.

Anticipated base salary range: $120,000 - $141,000

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.

RES offers benefits that are effective first day of employment. These benefits include the following:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 4x pay Basic Life and Voluntary Life
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident, Hospital, and Critical Illness
  • 401 (k) plan with 6% company match
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Green Car Reimbursement
  • Volunteer and Charity Matching
  • Paid Parental Leave and Paid Sabbatical Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Discounts and Wellness programs
  • Wellness Reimbursement

Physical requirements and environment

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

Rarely: carrying, climbing, kneeling, and stooping; pulling, pushing, and lifting 5 to 15 pounds required. Occasionally: carrying 5 to 15 pounds, gripping, handling, pinching, and walking required. Constantly: reading, grasping, hearing, reaching, vision, repetitive motion, and sitting required.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, humidity, wet, noise, and hazards in the work environment.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

RES is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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About the role

May 02, 2024

Full Time


Oct 30, 2024


USD 120k–141k

Texas, United States

8 years


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