Project Controls Engineer



501-1,000 employees

Provides financial advisory and strategic consultation services


$61,000 - $65,000



Alexandria, VA, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in Life Science, Engineering, or related discipline and/or comparable military experience
  • At least 1 year of consulting and/or project controls experience
  • Experience with Smartsheet's, Microsoft Projects, and/or Primavera highly preferred
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to the employee's start date with exceptions for medical and religious accommodations when reasonable
  • Willingness to travel up to 100%
  • 100% onsite presence
  • Great soft skills, excellent verbal and written communication
  • Effective time management, prioritization, and follow through
  • Value committed with a high level of integrity
  • Dedicated work ethic
  • Demonstrate strong personal attributes that include teamwork, professionalism, and the ability to see the “big picture”
  • Create alignment with cross-functional client departments
  • Communicate updates internally and relay in-field project decisions
  • Provide hands-on support and troubleshooting for clients
  • Perform due diligence on system and subject domains
  • Identify and close individual knowledge gaps
  • Proactively identify and escalate roadblocks
  • Support necessary billables as forecasted by site dashboards
  • Maintain internal site tools
  • Develop technical aptitude of core services within the life science space
  • Produce key project controls deliverables
  • Analyze complex project data and deliver clear, articulate, and concise messages
  • Contribute to and embody the company's mission
  • Actively seek out opportunities to enhance the company's culture
  • Build meaningful internal and external relationships
  • Present the company as a service to clients
  • Continual networking within the industry
  • Communicate with clients in a professional manner
  • Ensure client feedback or opportunities identified are escalated properly

PFM stands out as a leading financial advisory firm due to its commitment to providing tailored, creative consultation that goes beyond traditional financial advice, empowering and educating its clients for sustainable outcomes. The company's competitive edge lies in its diverse range of services offered through affiliated entities, all under the PFM brand, including financial advisory, swap advisory, consulting, strategic forecasting, and a web-based platform for municipal bond information. PFM's industry leadership is further demonstrated by its adherence to regulatory standards, with registrations with the SEC, MSRB, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth