CapMetro is seeking a project management professional who understands PMBOK principles and methods and who is proficient in MS Office, including SharePoint and Project, to manage project controls functions for the Capital Projects team!

The Technical Project Controls Specialist II reports directly to the Manager, Project Controls Office.  This position is responsible for project controls functions on locally and federally funded Capital Projects. These functions include budget, schedule and scope development, project management; earned value management, change control, report development, risk management, vendor invoicing and financial reporting on multiple projects.

Note: The duties and primary responsibilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this job and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

  • Assist in the development and tracking of project budgets, expenditures, invoicing, forecasts, cash flow projections and contingency drawdowns.
    Develop and update project Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining project management plans.
  • Ensure project management principles and methods are followed to protect the integrity of the projects.
  • Utilize Capital Metro Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management tools and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered within the project’s scope, schedule and budget.
  • Perform schedule analysis using Earned Value Management (EVM) technique.
  • Monitor and report on project progress as required to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist with project risk assessment and risk analysis.
  • Develop and implement departmental document control structure and perform document controls function on major projects.
  • Monitor collection and security of records, and destruction of documents.  Ensure standards for record keeping, filing and classification of physical and electronic documents are met.
  • Ensure document control procedures comply with local, state, and federal record management policies.
  • Input, monitor and provide information utilizing the agency’s financial management and project management system.
  • Assists the project managers with preparing agenda and presentation materials for management review(s) and meetings.
  • Support Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) process by following safety and security policies, considering safety in every action and reporting safety and security concerns.
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or a related field. Related experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to four (4) years.
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience performing project control functions for capital projects.
  • Experience working with change control with multiple project schedule baselines.
  • Experience working with knowledge of critical path, earned value analysis, hard and soft dependencies, estimating techniques, baseline variance, schedule recovery strategies, milestones, and resource leveling.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and other Project Management systems.
  • Familiarity with various Project Management systems.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of project management methods, principles, and practices including risk analysis, scope control, and quality assurance.
  • Knowledge and skills reading and interpreting construction drawings, surveys, contract and project management documents, and working with regulatory agencies.
  • Knowledge of public procurement practices, recordkeeping and management.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize tasks as needed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work and interact on a professional basis with supervisors, co-workers, contractors, stakeholders, government entities, and the public in general.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and to work in a team environment.
  • Must be detail oriented, thorough and well-organized.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver presentations.


Work with a diverse, collaborative and energetic workforce whose focus is to bring innovation into the industry and how we serve our customers and team members.

  • Utilize our free and reduced fare transit service to get to the office and then plan to hit the gym (for free) and work with our onsite trainers, before heading back home.
  • If you have children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years old, enroll them in the onsite award-winning Child Care and Learning Center.

…and much more!

Capital Metro is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. Capital Metro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time.