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Project Controller

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0014355
Date Posted: May 25, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Project Controller who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Who We Are

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


Project level responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • In conjunction with Project Team, develop the Work Breakdown Structure and Budgets for the project
  • Work with Work Package Leaders (WPL) to develop accurate cost to complete estimates and percent complete evaluations
  • Track, monitor and report planned budgets/forecast vs. actual spend using project controlling tools (SAP, PCS and Primavera). Provide variance explanations and possible recovery plan actions
  • Work with Project Planner to review latest schedule and quarterly report the Earned Value
  • Monthly reporting of project results
  • Assist with the preparation, processing and tracking of contract Change Orders
  • Work with the project manager to assist with the preparation and tracking of potential claims for additional work
  • Track internal and external invoicing and reconciliation of cash receipts and retention.
  • Understand and report on the cash flow position of the project
  • Work with global controllers for Intracompany projects
  • Track subcontractor invoicing, payments and reconciliations
  • Review and approve Purchase Order Requisitions in alignment with budget and track P.O.s in PCS
  • Prepare quarterly forecasts and annual budget and reporting of the key performance indicators for the project
  • Monitor the financial “health” of the project and raise the “red flag” when a negative impact or condition arises 

Languages: English Proficiency


Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation.   We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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