Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Dover Plains
State: New York
Country: United States
Talascend is currently seeking a Project Controls Engineer for a contract opportunity located in Dover Plains, NY.
The Project Controls Engineer (PCE) performs cost estimating, schedule analysis, and cost control activities as directed. Performs schedule development, maintenance, and monitoring activities, as directed. Supervises cost engineering and/or planning and scheduling activities, when delegated.
The project controls staff work both in the project office as well as visit build sites to report progress.
The following duties are performed with respect to Scheduling:
Establishes work sequence and activity durations for a specific discipline or specialty. Determines interdiscipline constraints or interfaces that define activity sequences. Works with performing organizations and units to coordinate work sequences with total project plan. Develops and applies installation rates to quantity takeoffs and developed quantities within a discipline or other specialty.
Develops quantity release or installation curves for a specific discipline or specialty. Reviews quantity logs to ensure total quantities are represented for a particular discipline or specialty. Assists in developing required jobhour expenditure for a specific discipline or specialty. Assists in determining leveling decisions. Performs quantity and manpower resource loading for assigned schedules.
Assists discipline groups in determining what information is required from other disciplines to support schedule activities and how to interface with the assigned discipline or specialty. Provides schedule knowledge on a continuous basis to assist in discipline planning and interfacing with others.
Performs schedule monitoring, including identifying critical activities and updating functions for specific applications, disciplines, or specialties. Assists in the development of requirements for updating and monitoring the schedule.
Prepares schedule, staffing, and quantity progress and performance reports for assigned disciplines or specialties.
The following duties are performed with respect to Cost Engineering and Estimating:
Assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports. Performs performance monitoring and control functions for specific applications.
Determines scope definition requirements for a discipline or other specialty and works with Engineering and other sources to coordinate the production of required data to conform with the overall estimate preparation plan. Develops quantity takeoffs for a discipline or specialty using defined scope documents or undefined scope assumptions. Verifies quantities provided by others.
Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
Skilled in oral and written communication.
Proficiency with PC operating systems, with proficiency in several basic software applications. Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications currently used by the client (Primavera P6 and Microsoft Office Applications, for example).
Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed by the client.
Bachelorís degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. A minimum of 3 years professional experience in project controls with an emphasis on scheduling, cost and project estimating. In lieu of technical degree, 9 years of related work experience required.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of this position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary; other duties may be assigned as necessary. Background Check and Drug Screen may be required for this position.
If you are interested in other positions with Talascend, please visit our website at www.talascend.com.
Talascend is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.
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