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New Graduate 2023 Pittsburgh - Junior Project Controller

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Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 84497 

Job Category: Engineering; Campus 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated 2023 graduates for Junior Project Controller to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Pittsburgh.
PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.  
We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies.   Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!   


The Project Controller is responsible for the overall delivery of Project Controls; including Cost Management, Planning and Scheduling, EPCM Control, Project Accounting, Trend and Change Management, Progress Measurement and Evaluation and Project Reporting. The Project Controller assures Hatch procedures and best practices are applied to the project, as  appropriate, and recommends changes where required.  


As a successful candidate, you will:

  • A strong personal commitment to safety
  • Personal responsibility for safety incident reporting
  • Behavioral-based safety ethos to be embraced
  • Personal responsibility for stopping any unsafe behavior as and when it occurs, and thereafter reporting the safety incident so that corrective action may be obtained
  • Familiarization with Hatch safety processes, protocols and procedures.


Project Controls

  • Setup and maintain the project timesheet system including the establishment of Time Charge codes and associated WBS structures and budgets
  • Setup and maintain the EPCM performance measurement system including the establishment of baseline estimates (hours and costs), work hour and progress curves
  • Collect and collate progress information, actual workhours (including JV partner hours where required)
  • Generate, check and distribute project reports related to EPCM services including liaising with responsible managers to resolve any issues relating to the quality of the reports. Potential issues include the accuracy of actual workhours and progress data and the quality of the current estimate at completion.
  • Maintain all staffing plans for the EPCM team
  • Maintain, in consultation with the relevant department and discipline leads, the forecast hours to go and/or estimate at completion based on performance to date and the project staffing plans.
  • Ensures that the EPCM services budget and forecast are aligned with the project change and trend registers and provide input to these registers as appropriate.
  • Maintain key dates of the engagements in the performance measurement system as per the engagement schedule



You bring to the role:

  • Tertiary qualification in engineering or relevant discipline or appropriate project related experience
  • Exposure to a multidiscipline project environment
  • Working knowledge of Change and Trend management and associated knowledge of budgeting, forecasting final costs, cash flows and estimating
  • Interpersonal and good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Computer literacy (MS Office package). SAP experience would be an advantage. 


  • Knowledge of EPCM principals, and the ability to interpret and verify Incentive agreements
  • Time management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Verbal and written communications including report writing and presentation. 

Why join us?

  • Flat, connected organization serving infrastructure, energy and metals sectors
  • Think locally, work globally
  • Engage with people who make a difference


What we offer you?

  • Long term career development across multiple disciplines within project controls


**An official or un-official transcript must be uploaded to be considered for this role.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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