Project Controls Engineer II
CompanyCDC dbd North Wind Group
LocationOak Ridge, TN
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind Group is currently seeking a Project Controls Engineer II to join our team in Oak Ridge, TN!

Position Summary:

Assist the project managers with managing project schedules and costs while providing a forward looking analysis- understanding 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 and 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.

Perform a broad spectrum of cost estimating functions that include developing proposal Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and schedules. 

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. 

Develops schedule activities based on scope of work.  

Assists the project manager with determining activity sequencing and durations. Assists with identifying milestones to support project schedule and develop a total project plan. 

Establish Earned Value Management System (EVMS) performance standards, controls, and reporting based on the defined project planning strategy.  

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

Prepares schedule, staffing, and quantity progress and performance reports for assigned projects. 
Manage assigned projects and maintain cost and schedule data, projections, reports, and other activities during project performance.

Support PMs in managing procurement actions (accruals, invoicing, and costing). 

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.
Assists project managers with project projections for the corporate crystal ball report used in for forecasting the company’s revenue, profit, and backlog for projects.

Seek continuous improvement and enhancements of current project management methodologies. 

Identification of cost trends for management attention; ensuring work completed as scheduled. 

Track and review change orders.  Ensure these change orders are analyzed and factored in the EAC / fee profit analysis

Estimate and/or price extra work items, change orders, credit, etc. 

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. 

Determine the schedule of values (SOV) for projects and interface with accounting on client invoicing. This may include maintaining other documents necessary for billing (i.e. SDEF files, PROC and ENG Forms).  Responsible for reviewing invoices for correct billing revenue.

Assists with a 360 Analysis on projects after completion.

Support estimating in development of WBS and schedule.

Interface with standard company business systems (Primavera P6 scheduling, Deltek Costpoint cost accounting system, Deltek Cobra, NWG Dashboard, etc.). 

Periodic travel in the U.S. to projects and client sites to confirm project conditions. 

Work as an integral part of a team to review business opportunities, conduct risk evaluations and bid/no-bid decisions.


4 Years  Experience
BA in Management or Finance
2-6 years in demonstrated project Controls

Job Knowledge
• Familiar with Project Controls EVMS processes and project management software's such as Primavera P6.
• Familiar with different contract types, FFP, CPFF & T&M.
• 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.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail for assistance.


North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.