Project Controls III
Open Date: February 8, 2017
Close Date: March 8, 2017
An experienced Project Controls Specialist is sought to join Fermilab’s Project Controls Team to work within its Enterprise Project Controls/ Project Management system supporting on-going laboratory operations. Fermilab’s current project portfolio includes several multi-laboratory, multi-year projects ranging in value from $19M to greater than $800M. These projects construct experimental facilities to support the scientific community to conduct basic research at the frontiers of high energy physics and related disciplines, and comprise all project phases from inception to completion and closeout. In addition to managing the on-going requirements of its projects, the Fermilab’s Project Controls / Project Management system is integrated with Fermilab’s financial systems to provide information required for near-term and long-term planning of the laboratory resource needs.
Responsibilities will include:
- Maintains project controls systems, including cost, schedule control, and reporting systems.
- Assist the line and project managers in tracking progress toward project objectives.
- Participates in project planning, scheduling, cost tracking, variance reporting, and milestone progress using integrated project controls systems.
- Prepares & authorizes work packages to expend project funds.
- Provides training to other staff members within the project controls function
Respects, understands and values individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.
Abide by all environment, safety, and health regulations.
Qualifications and Essential Job Functions
- Bachelor Degree in a relevant discipline.
- 5-10 years of Project Controls/ Project Management experience (or equivalent). 5+ years in Scheduling.
- 3+ years in Primavera Project Planner P5/P6.
- Experience with Cost Cobra Processing Tool, or equivalent (MPM or Cost Manager).
- Knowledge in understanding and using Earned Value Management concepts and processes as outlined in ANSI/EIA-748-B guidelines.
- Experience working in a matrixed environment.
- Strong understanding and use of Excel and Share Point.
- Demonstrated ability to support project managers and their control account managers with the use and maintenance of project controls systems and outputs.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and manage resource loaded schedules, including but not limited to schedule statusing, reporting, variance analysis, change control, and understanding of Earned Value concepts and processes.
- Experience working with groups and teams on large projects in a fast paced environment.
- Experience in directing and training junior staff in project controls systems and tools.
- Experience with Project Controls/ Project Management processes, as applied on engineering and construction projects, including but not limited to risk management, financial management, work breakdown structures, change management, cost estimating, configuration management and procurement.
- Ability to work independently or within groups to meet deadlines, including working in a semi-structured environment with the skill to develop and implement new processes and procedures.
- Ability to effectively communicate and work with both technical and non-technical staff.
- Familiarity with US Department of Energy (DOE) 413.3 order and guidelines, preferred.
Project Controls/Project Management certification(s) are desirable.
Physical Activity and Work Conditions
HUMAN FACTORS: Mental Concentration, Repetitive Motion, Sitting, Standing, Tight Work Schedule, Visually Demanding.
- Ability and willingness to work additional hours beyond the normal work day when required to meet deadlines.
- Ability to legally operate cars and light trucks.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally by commercial air carrier.
There is no legal requirement that Fermilab sponsor an employee for U.S. permanent residence. As a result, Fermilab will make the decision to sponsor an employee on a case-by-case basis. Fermilab will consider the following factors, among others, when determining whether to sponsor an employee for U.S. permanent residence: performance, length of service, long-term need for the position, and cost.
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Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.