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Power Engineers Project Controls Specialist / Scheduler in Ft Worth, Texas

Project Controls Specialist / Scheduler

Location:Ft Worth


Department:Power Delivery Project Services Group I


Project Controls Specialist / Scheduler

Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

The Project Controls Specialist works closely with the Project Manager in the overall management of the project. This position requires an individual with advanced understanding of complex projects and how they work, high levels of scheduling and cost knowledge, and the ability to interact productively with key members of a project team with a variety of backgrounds. Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Identifying work scope, technical sequencing and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Communicating with various project teams and internal work groups

  • Developing, maintaining, and supporting project schedules

  • Working with engineering managers to assure the schedule represents the execution plan

  • Reporting project progress to engineering leads and provide visibility to critical deliverables through regular meetings

  • Analyzing contractor’s schedule submissions

  • Utilizing look-ahead schedules to help manage the work

  • Preparing critical path, earned value and schedule risk analysis

  • Preparing cost performance and cash flow projections utilizing budget and cost loaded schedules

  • Managing changes and keep project teams aware of changes to the schedule

  • Updating individual tasks and key performance indicators (KPI's) as indicated on progress updates

Required Education/Experience

  • Five (5) + years of professional Project Controls experience

  • Proficient in Primavera P6; advanced experience with Primavera P6 on engineering and construction projects

  • In-depth understanding of CPM scheduling and Earned Value Management

  • Ideal candidate should be a self-starter and work independently

Desired Education/Experience

  • BS/BA from accredited university or equivalent work experience

  • Certification from AACE or PMI is desirable

  • Electrical utilities and power distribution experience is desirable

  • Experience working on various sized projects/programs

  • Oracle ERP and MS Project knowledge is desirable

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.