Project Controls Lead - Transit

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/29/2024 11:24 AM)
Bachelor's Degree


Kimley-Horn currently has an exciting opportunity for a Project Controls Lead with experience managing Transit projects to join our Twin Cities team.


  • Develop, oversee, monitor, and support the work of staff and subconsultants, particularly in project controls over the following areas:
    • Cost estimating, budget development, and monthly cash flow projections
    • Project schedule development and management 
    • Monitoring and reporting on budgets and schedules
    • Managing document control systems
    • Developing grant applications for Federal, State, & Local funding sources
    • Assisting clients with administering grants and completing grant specific reports
    • Developing and implementing management plans and procedures in accordance with FTA requirements and guidance
    • Analyzing and prioritizing projects for funding


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business, Engineering, Planning, Construction Management or a related program
  • 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to write clear reports and communicate findings
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines
  • High attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented team player with an ability to contribute to a positive work environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the rail and/or transit industry,
  • Experience with FTA Capital Investment Grant (CIG) projects and/or other federal agencies (eg: FHWA)
  • Experience with project scheduling software (such as Primavera P6)
  • Experience in grant writing, administration, and management

Why Kimley-Horn?

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!


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