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Project Controls Engineer
CompanyNorth Wind Group
LocationOak Ridge, TN
Job TypeFull Time
Date1/23/2019
  
Job Responsibilities
North Wind Group is currently looking for a Project Controls Engineer in Oak Ridge,TN.

Description

Assist the project managers manage a projects schedule and costs providing a forward looking analysis - understand the past and projecting the future.
Assist Project Managers (PMs) and the project team in effectively and proactively managing projects to ensure project success.
Develop, maintain, monitor, and execute complex project performance baselines.
Prepare project estimates while performing cost analysis to determine health of the project.
Identify impacts and assist with development of recovery plan activities.
Assists the Regional Manager with various requests
Assist cost estimating with development of proposal Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and schedules.

Essential Job Duties
Roles and Responsibilities

1. Build cost and schedule performance baselines to include well defined; scope, assumptions, deliverables, Work Breakdown Structure, and integrated critical path schedule that is resource loaded.
2. Assists the project manager with determining schedule activities, sequencing and durations. Assists with identifying milestones to support project schedule and develop a total project plan.
3. Establish Earned Value Management System (EVMS) performance standards, controls, and reporting based on the defined project planning strategy. 
4. Performs schedule monitoring, including identifying critical activities and updating functions for specific applications, disciplines or specialty. Assists in the development of requirements for updating and schedule monitoring and their implementation. I.E. building metrics to ensure accurate status is taken on project schedules
5. Prepares schedule, staffing, and quantity progress and performance reports for assigned projects. 
6. Manage assigned projects and maintain cost and schedule data, projections, reports, and other activities during project performance.
7. Support PMs in managing procurement actions (accruals, invoicing, and costing).
8. Perform forward-looking analysis on the project. Develop accurate Estimate at Completion for detailed project completion costs and performing monthly project fee analyses using several techniques including a bottoms estimate, CPI estimate, and straight-line estimate.
9. Seek continuous improvement and enhancements of current project management methodologies.
10. Identification of cost trends for management attention; ensuring works completed as scheduled.
11. Track and review change orders.  Ensure these change orders are analyzed and factored in the EAC / fee profit analysis.
12. Estimate and/or price extra work items, change orders, credit, etc.
13. Formulate effective communications and reporting requirements (as defined by the PM, Corporate policy, and customer requirements) that define the current status of a project in relation to the project performance baseline, reasons for deviation, and assisting with implementing corrective action plans.
Qualifications
Education Requirements:

4 Years
BA in Management or Finance

Job Knowledge:

• Familiar with Project Controls EVMS processes and project management software's such as Primavera P6.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management, staff, and client.
• Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information and respond effectively and sensitively to questions from client, managers, staff and the general public.
• High degree of sensitivity regarding confidential client and employee information.
• Ability to advocate and enforce Company policies, procedures and employee programs.
• Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, and make decisions, exercise good judgment, work under pressure, work with minimal supervision and prioritize workload.
• Experience and skills with computer applications, including MS Office Suit.
• Ability to obtain security clearance. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualifiedindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature ofthose accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If youare an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation tocomplete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability orunable to access or use this online application process and need an alternativemethod for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 ore-mail hr@northwindgrp.com for assistance.

 

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