Project Controls Specialist – Remote

Remote, United States of America
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The Project Controls Specialist is responsible for providing CPM scheduling, cost control, and Earned Value Management services on major projects in various stages of planning, design, construction, and closeout utilizing U.S. DOE project controls practices. While the position is currently remote, travel to the Greater Chicago area may be required when requested by client.
• Develop and maintain cost and resource loaded CPM Schedules
• Participate in maintaining and developing time-phased budgets, work schedules, work breakdown structures, and cost account plans
• Provide project earned value management reporting and forecasting
• Operate software applications based on business/system requirements, primary focus will be on Microsoft Office, and Oracle Primavera P6 software applications
• Interface with the project’s technical staff, financial staff, project managers, and the functional managers on aspects of scheduling, cost estimating, risk, and earned value analysis
• Gather, validate, perform, analyze, and report on project monthly performance data
• Support change management efforts by analyzing and incorporating changes to the schedule and PMB in a timely manner
• Support the project team in developing, implementing, and maintaining project controls systems
• Participate in meetings involving schedule development and maintenance and assignment of resources
• Perform monthly performance and baseline change variance analysis, and implement corrective actions
• Present complex data in easy to understand ways for internal and external reviews
• Identify problems, draw valid conclusions, and develop effective solutions to project related issues
• Support risk management efforts including risk analyses, assessments, and processes
• Development, reviews, and updates of supporting project documentation
• Participate in subcontract development and management of subcontractor performance
• Work independently to complete assigned tasks and meet deadlines
• Demonstrated knowledge of project controls and project management best practices
• Familiarity and competency with large programmatic schedules, and complicated activity coding and Work Breakdowns Structures
• Demonstrated experience and understanding of Earned Value Management including EIA 748 EVMS Standards and DOE Order 413.3B
• Demonstrated experience supporting the performance of scope management, planning & scheduling to include resource and procurement planning, estimating/cost management, risk management and project performance monitoring and reporting.
• Strong technical written and verbal communications skills
• Self-starter who can work independently as well as part of a multi-discipline team
Required Qualifications
• BA or BS required
U.S. Department of Energy experience required
• There are various levels of PCS specialist roles available, from 3-5 yrs experience, up to 25+ years’ experience in CPM Scheduling, Primavera P6, and EVMS
• PMI-PMP, PMI-SP, AACE-EVP, AACE-PSP or equivalent certification preferred
Additional Requirements

• Up to 30% travel may be required

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