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Project Controls Professional II

Richland, WA 99354

Posted: 07/09/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Controls Job Number: 619766 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Description:
This position supports Capital and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) projects and their teams by providing independent oversight as part of the Corporate Finance organization and plays a critical role in project monitoring, risk identification and accurate costing. Responsible for coordination, tracking, and execution project estimates. Provide challenges, technical direction and assistance to project managers using the tools and processes for developing project scope, detailed project schedules, cost estimates, and perform detailed analysis and control activities. Monitor and report all project schedule/scope/cost changes to project managers and plant management in a timely manner.

Principal Accountabilities:
Analytical:
Assist with development of project scope, work with assigned project teams. Prepare level 1-4 detailed project implementation schedules using P6. Integrate project cost estimates and schedule to produce a logic tied, resource loaded cost flow projection. Analyze schedule deviations to identify and report on activities with potential impact on cost/schedule.
Evaluation:
Evaluate real-time cost data to determine the status and financial condition of a project. Evaluate and provide recommendations for corrective actions to mitigate cost/schedule overruns. Work with Project Managers to develop an accurate Estimate to Completion (ETC) to ensure predictable project performance and cost forecasts. Develop reports for project personnel and management, providing updates on the financial health of the project and projected changes in scope/funding requirements as they develop.
Administrative:
Track changes to projected and actual project budgets and record needed and/or potential budget impacts in the appropriate software along with communicating budget impacts to Corporate Finance. Implement budget and schedule changes into the baseline schedule as they are approved by the Project Review Committee and Executive Authorization Committee. Review schedule data to ensure the correct scope of work is reflected on all schedules. Working with the Project Manager enter schedule status updates monthly in P6. Process journal entries into the financial system to accrue for completed but not invoiced work, and to transfer any identified mischarges to the correct project / work order.
Systems Management:
Enter data into various databases either through direct entry or the translation of electronic data prepared by client organizations. Ensure adequate configuration control of the data during the project approval process and project execution. Independently perform consistency reviews and provide and resolve findings for projects/schedules. Identify Lessons Learned from those reviews and use this information to achieve continuous improvement.
Other:
Attend project challenge and/or approval meetings, schedule regular meetings with Project Managers, safety meetings, and general staff meetings. Follow all process and procedures. Provide recommendations to Project Controls Supervision for improving Project Controls processes and desktop instructions. Champion core values in all interactions and activities while focusing on customer service. Perform tasks as delegated.

Required Education & Experience:
Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in a project controls/project management position in an industrial environment; OR an AA degree and 7 years of project controls / project management experience; OR a High School diploma or GED and 9 years of project controls / project management experience in lieu of degree. Formal training on Primavera P6 or another project management system is required.

Required Abilities & Skills:
Earned Value Management methodology, Project Controls experience, Detail variance analyses Working knowledge of Microsoft, Excel, Project, Word, and PowerPoint Working knowledge of Primavera P6 Working knowledge of professional project management principles Knowledge of project reporting and cost analysis of project information Well-developed skills in the areas of administration and time management Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills Well-developed written and oral communications and presentation skills; comfortable speaking in front of groups Strong teamwork skills
Detail focused when required. Strong analytical, mathematical, data checking skills, Ability to establish goals, set priorities, and maintain an awareness of interrelationships among activities, Strong keyboarding and organizing skills, Ability to work independently, Self-Starter, Billable Range
 
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