Project Controls Specialist III at EDG Inc. in new orleans, Louisiana

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Job Description:


Industry: Utilities

Department: Project Controls

Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Part-Time Available: No

Eligible for US Work Authorization Sponsorship: No

FLSA Exemption: Exempt (Eligible for Straight-Time Overtime)

Job Summary:

The Project Controls Specialist is a mid-senior level position that performs all project controls functions including scheduling and cost control from project initiation through project closeout. The position will involve working with project stakeholders to ensure all deliverables are developed and reviewed leading up to each stage gate review.

Job Duties:

· Assist project manager to develop project scope of work.

· Study and understand all relevant project documents pertaining to the preparation of plans and

· schedules.

· Work with all relevant project and discipline personnel to prepare plans and schedules.

· Convert scope of work document into logically linked, resourced project schedule.

· Prepare realistic, achievable schedules as logical networks and where necessary integrate

· engineering, procurement and construction schedules.

· Monitor progress against project schedule and prepare progress reports.

· Gather accurate progress and expended cost information at relevant time intervals.

· Prepare, review and ensure the timely issue of all relevant reports to stakeholders.

· Verbally and in writing advise project management and discipline personnel on impacts,

· contingencies and generally guide the scopes towards the earliest possible finish.

· Analyze progress and effects on schedule and advise necessary corrective actions.

· Lead/Assist in the development of Cost and Schedule QRAs.

· Participate in schedule and project risk analysis as required.

· May assist as a Stage Gate Process Gate Reviewer by performing rigorous evaluations of project development and control deliverables, including business cases presented by project teams.

· Provide input into the budget forecasting process.

· Track actual costs and prepare cost forecasts.

· Manage cost discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of man-hour budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests is properly assessed and

included in the schedules.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

· HS Diploma or the equivalent required;

· Bachelor's degree preferred;

· Requires a five (5) years with less than ten (10) years of Project Controls related experience;

· Requires previous experience utilizing Primavera P6 to build schedules;

· Must be able to effectively communicate with project stakeholders;

· Previous experience in the Utility industry preferred;

· Requires a basic working knowledge of project management software, specifically Primavera P6 and Excel;

· Requires the ability to manage multiple projects and determine priorities;

· Must be a skilled writer;

· Must understand the basic principles of project management;

· Requires a general understanding of Cost Management, Estimating and Change Control;

· Must have a high degree of computer literacy.

Working Conditions:

· Work is conducted in an office environment (Private or Semi-Private Office) and requires occasional travel to off-site work locations (work may be primarily completed remotely);

· Field duties require outdoor work in a plant or construction atmosphere;

· Interaction with other team members, as well as supervisors and client personnel;

· Working plant, construction, and/or shop areas around production machinery with extreme noise levels;

· Must be able to wear safety equipment as required by the safety department for personal protection;

· May be at more than one job site in a day and must be able to tolerate climate changes;

· May be required to travel out of town on a periodic basis;

Physical Requirements:

· Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds;

· Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits employee to communicate effectively;

· Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation;

· Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodations, which permits employee to conduct analysis and investigations;

· Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permit the employee to perform routine office duties;

· Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodations to perform office duties and travel when necessary to off-site locations.

This job description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.
Other Drug Free Workplace:

EDG Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to a drug free workplace. Applicants are subject to pre-employment urine drug screens.

Post-hire, employees are subject to random, periodic, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug testing. In addition to the requirements of EDG's drug free workplace program, employees may be required to sign, acknowledge and comply with drug free workplace policies or programs required by clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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