Power Engineers Project Control Specialist in Houston, Texas
Project Control Specialist
Department: Power Delivery Project Services VII Dept
Project Control Specialist
POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Project Control Specialist for our Power Delivery Project Services Southwest Region. The Project Control Specialist will interact productively with key project team members, under the direction of a Project Manager. Minimal travel may be required depending on the program team and client needs.
Roles & Responsibilities
The Project Controls Specialist works closely with the client TPMO team, program managers, and engineers to develop Transmission project schedules.
Has an advanced understanding of complex projects and how they work.
Possess a high-level understanding of scheduling and cost knowledge and can interact with key project team members with 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 for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP).
Work with management to assure the schedule represents the execution plan.
Effectively communicate with various project teams and internal work groups.
Report scheduling issues to the program manager and engineer and provide visibility to critical deliverables through phone calls, emails, and/or meetings.
May work with Planning/ROW to help manage the work.
Manage changes and keep project teams aware of changes to the 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 clients).
Ideal candidates should be a self-starter and work independently.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or client.
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
Electrical utilities and power distribution experience is desirable
the Desired candidate may have experience working on various-sized projects/programs
Knowledge of Smartsheet and Power BI is desirable
Certification from AACE or PMI is desirable
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.
You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to positively impact 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:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
Telehealth Benefit covers all providers
Maternity and Paternity Leave
New Dads and Moms Benefit program
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!
EOE, including disability/vets