Project Controls Engineer

Doyon, Limited

Fairbanks, AK


This position works with project management staff to ensure the project’s objectives are met; and, develops tracks, analyzes and reports project cost and schedule deliverables associated with construction or maintenance projects and activities.



  • Understand, practice and continually lead by example Doyon Associated’s commitment to zero incident safety and environmental culture.
  • Provide overall project controls management and leadership on new pipeline construction, rehabilitation of existing pipelines, and oilfield maintenance projects.
  • During project planning, work with corporate management, project management, estimators, and client personnel on preparation of construction schedules, work sequencing, work break down structure, payment schedules, and change management.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Implement cost control processes and monitor an effective system of program/project cost controls for the construction contract.
  • Create construction schedules, including establishing baseline schedules and updates as work progresses.
  • Manage and track all project funding sources.
  • Measure and control cost, schedule, and technical performance against project activities as work progresses.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on expenditures, progress, commitments, budget performance and schedule performance.
  • Provides regular briefing to project manager on project financials, schedule status, issues, and concerns.
  • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of all contracts, work orders, change orders, and similar documents governing each project and ensure internal compliance with applicable terms and conditions.
  • Continually promote and practice teamwork.
  • Understanding of how corporate policies, procedures, practices, and processes relate to projects and clients.
  • Participate in required client meetings to include management, cost controls, construction and other meetings as required.


  • College degree in construction management, engineering or related and equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 2 years experience of cost and scheduling work.


  • Must be proficient in Primavera scheduling software.
  • Effective listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills.
  • Must have strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Adobe, and Windows.
  • Ability to learn, understand and effectively use client and DAL’s corporate management information systems.
  • Good working knowledge of corporate accounting and job costing software.
  • Ability to use advanced and intermediate mathematical concepts and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately, effectively and quickly use and logically apply mathematical principals and formulas in computer generated reports, evaluations and all other correspondence.
  • Ability to understand totality of projects and the reasoning behind decisions made by construction supervision to keep projects on schedule and within budgets.
  • Strong ability to reason with client’s project management and construction supervision.


  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40+ pounds.
  • May be required to stand, sit, or walk for reasonable periods of time.
  • Operate personal computer for extended periods.
  • Work outdoors in weather extremes and near equipment with potentially high noise levels.
  • Must have valid driver’s license with good driving record.
  • Must pass a drug test.

PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Doyon grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:It is Doyon’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


The above is not intended to list all possible essential duties and responsibilities as they are subject to change. The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice. To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform each of the above essential duties and responsibilities and meet the competencies and physical demands.