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Renewable Energy Group Senior Manager, Project Controls in Ames, Iowa


The purpose of this position is to manage the entire field project controls department on a large capital project. Ensuring that the EPC/CM Contractor and Project Contractors are reporting accurately to REG on the required basis. Has oversight of and control of budgets, integrated schedules and estimating tasks, management of change.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage departmental functions and staff to ensure accurate reporting

  • Oversee budgeting and scheduling for one large or multiple projects

  • Collect project data and analyze to generate project reports and forecasting updates

  • Ensure all projects budgets and schedules are up to date

  • Lead the management of change process during projects

  • Assist the project manager in assembling field construction and engineering work packages

  • Deliver weekly and monthly reporting updates to Sr. REG Management

  • Effectively communicate with the project team

Other frequent duties:

  • Management of subordinates that are assigned to the project control team in the field

  • Training of all parties that will need to interface with the software being used to capture and show project data

  • Perform quantity surveys when required for audit and oversight.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or designee


Education Required: 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering field or equal evidence of work experience minimum

Experience Required: 15+ years of project controls experience on large industrial construction projects with values of $500 million and above.

Subordinate Leadership within and external to department

Skills Required:

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to communicate complex analysis of project heath

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Primavera P6, JDE, Procore, Estimating and analytical analysis

Software skills required or knowledge preferred

Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, Power Point, Visio, and Outlook)

Bluebeam Revu document control software

Primavera P6 Scheduling Software

Procore Project Management Tool or similar

Project Risk analysis software.

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.