Project Controls Spec Sr - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Job Summary
The Project Controls (PC) Specialist Senior provides advanced PC knowledge, cost, and schedule management principles in analyzing project management data.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Under minimal supervision, perform more difficult and complex aspects of PC activities, ensuring activities such as project administration, change management, project estimating, cost management, and schedule management are executed in a timely fashion and in accordance with company standards and contractual requirements 
  • Provide expert assistance in development of scope, schedule, budget, and estimate to complete data for assigned tasks
  • Responsible for creation of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and development of schedules and budget data (including resource loading) for those WBS elements
  • Collect, interpret, and input schedule and cost data into project control database and provide output to project team
  • Develop, analyze, and provide support to functional area and Site Managers on change packages for both internal approval and client notification
  • Develop and maintain status reports including labor productivity, schedule status, financial analysis, cost performance, and earned value curves
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to less experienced PC personnel
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive, cooperative, team oriented relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers, clients, and others in contact with the job
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Proficient in cost management, schedule management, or baseline change management
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Prefer skill in database maintenance and development

Experience & Education

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in related field with at least one (1) year in planning, scheduling, and cost engineering in a project management environment
  • Experience with EVM, cost reporting, and scheduling software
  • Bachelor Degree in associated discipline preferred
  • Prefer certification from an accredited, related organization such as AACE, PMI, etc.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.
  • CONUS:
    • Generally, works in normal office environment, but may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions
    • Some positions will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions