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Project Control Specialist

Company: Power Engineers
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Project Control Specialist

Location: **Midwest**


Department: **Power Delivery Project Services II Dept**


**Project Control Specialist - Schedule and/or Cost**

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Project Control Specialist for our Power Delivery Project Services department. This position reports to St Louis, Missouri office with the ability to work remotely from a mutually acceptable location. The Project Control Specialist will interact productively with key members of a project team, under the direction of a Project Manager. Minimal travel is required for this position.

**Roles and Responsibilities**

+ The Project Controls Specialist works closely with the team, project managers, and engineers to develop Transmission project schedules

+ Has an understanding of complex projects and how they work

+ Possess an understanding of scheduling and cost knowledge, can interact with key project team members from a variety of backgrounds

+ Understands CPM scheduling, Earned Value Management, and Schedule Risk Analysis

+ Experience with scheduling engineering and construction projects

+ Identify and interpret work scope, technical sequencing, and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

+ Develop, maintain, and support project schedule development

+ Work with management to assure the schedule represents the execution plan

+ Effectively communicate with various project teams and internal workgroups

+ Report project status to project manager and engineer and provide visibility to critical deliverables through phone calls, emails, and/or meetings

+ Manage changes and keep project teams aware of changes to the scope, budget, schedule

+ Prepare cost performance and cash flow projections utilizing budget and cost-loaded schedules

+ Update tasks and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as indicated in progress updates

+ Attend meetings as required (internal and with the client)

+ The ideal candidate should be a self-starter and work independently

+ Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or client

**Required Education/Experience**

+ BS/BA in Business, Engineering, or Construction Management and/or related field experience

+ Candidate must have 5+ years of professional Project Controls experience

+ Proficient in Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

+ Advanced Excel Skills

+ Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

+ Ability to work in a matrix environment

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

**Desired Education/Experience**

+ Electrical utilities and power distribution experience

+ Experience working on various-sized projects/programs

+ Knowledge of Oracle, SAP, SmartSheet, and Power BI

+ Certification from AACE or PMI

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Have fun, do good, and build success.

You'll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You'll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you'll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we're employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:

+ Medical/Dental/Vision

+ Maternity Leave

+ Parental Leave

+ Paid Holidays

+ Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

+ Voluntary Life Insurance

+ 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!


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Keywords: Power Engineers, Ann Arbor , Project Control Specialist, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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