Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
Planet Forward has 2 openings (1 Cost and 1 Scheduler) for a Sr. Project Controls Specialist to support long term transmission projects in Lake Mary, FL. Per diem and relocation are not being offered with this assignment.
- Must have P6 experience and can read a template for scheduling*
- Must have EAC experience for Cost*
This position is responsible for initiating and completing advanced aspects of project control assignments. This position performs the more complex aspects of estimating, scheduling, change documentation, risk management and cost control. The Senior Project Controls Specialist is a critical position as part of a project team. Using prescribed methods and tools, the position is responsible for performing primary aspects of project control assignments. The position is considered a technical, SME, support position and requires college level reasoning via formal education or work experience. This job requires working knowledge to proficient use, understanding, and application of project controls principles and associated project controls software tools.
Responsibilities & Duties: include, but are not limited to:
Works with all PMs and PCSs to obtain information regarding the status and health of 100+ projects each year.
Will aid in the preparation of the Florida Transmission Seven Year Portfolio Plan.
Generates monthly reports, to include Dashboard and Enable Project Management Reports.
Prepares program/project information for yearly budgeting purposes.
Generates periodic Project Controls reports.
Responsible for gathering, verifying, validating and analyzing cost and schedule data.
Distributes and archives project documents.
Manages change control for both cost and schedule.
Develops and maintains work breakdown structures, project schedules, cost estimates, tracks and trends cash flow. Tracks and reports project status, analyzes variances, determines earned value, and analyzes critical path activities at a level appropriate for the project
Work with estimator(s) to create (or creates) project cost estimate in order to establish effective cost controls management. Assure that project estimate includes all necessary raw materials, resource / labor rates, manufactured materials / equipment as well as current industry data relative to project scope. Manage the estimate according to PMCoE Estimating Standard and review cycle.
Maintains effective relationships with customers and supports the resolution of quality issues
Proficient in conflict resolution and reaches positive outcomes among team members.
Overtime may be required on assignments in order to meet deliverables
4 year degree - business, finance, project management, engineering, technical, or equivalent and 6+ Years of experience OR 10+ Years experience in lieu of degree
Strongly Desired Qualifications:
Highly proficiency in the navigation and use of Oracles Primavera P6 scheduling tool.
Highly engaged self-starter, identifying problems and offering possible solutions and taking appropriate action for resolution.
4 year degree - Construction Management, Business, Project Management, Engineering, or equivalent
Experience using Software such as Business Objects, MS Office Suite, Visio, Power Plan and Maximo.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Transmission Project Controls, Management or Construction Experience
Working knowledge/proficiency with project management, project controls concepts, computer applications such as scheduling software, financial tools, and spreadsheets
Experience using Software such as CAPS, EcoSys and PeopleSoft.
Experience working construction or Transmission work/projects
Program or project Risk Program Control experience (Familiarity with PMCoE Risk Registers and Tools a Plus)
Experience working with a Regulated Utility Company, Coal Fired Generating Plants, or large complex engineering and construction programs or project in fixed price and/or T&M environment a plus.
Experience or training with the integrated Enable ecosystem, to include P6 Web, EcoSys, Maximo and PowerPlan.
Demonstrated experience with schedule integration of multiple projects
Demonstrated knowledge of analyzing, integrating, trending and forecasting schedule information for projects
Demonstrated knowledge and usage of earned value techniques
Demonstrated effective collaboration skills with good written and oral communication skills.
Proven collaborative team member
Previous experience with Finance / Budgeting
Understanding of the PMCoE project lifecycle
Database and Reporting experience
Previous experience with EcoSys
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