Power Engineers Project Control Specialist - Cost Controls in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Project Control Specialist - Cost Controls
Department: Power Delivery Project Services II Dept
Project Controls Specialist - Cost Controls
POWER Engineers, Inc., one of the nation’s strongest energy-related engineering and environmental consultants, is currently seeking a Project Controls Specialist - Cost Controls.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Project Controls Specialist works closely with the Project Manager in the overall management of the project. This individual must have an intermediate understanding of complex projects and how they work, high levels of cost knowledge, and the ability to interact productively with key members of a project team with a variety of backgrounds. An intermediate level of understanding of Earned Value Management is also a must. Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
Identify work scope, technical sequencing, and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Communicate with various project teams and internal work groups
Work with engineering managers to ensure the schedule represents the execution plan
Report project progress to project managers leads and provide visibility to critical deliverables through regular meetings
Utilize look-ahead schedules to help manage the work with internal teams
Prepare cost performance and cash flow projections utilizing budget
Manage changes and keep teams aware of changes to the budget and schedule
Update individual tasks and Project Performance Indicators as indicated on progress updates
Review and reconcile contractor invoices for accuracy
Review and report on project accruals and expenditures.
Ideal candidate should be a self-starter and able to work independently
BA in Business, Finance, Accounting, Construction Management
Advanced MS Excel skills
Candidate must have 4 years of professional experience
Electrical utilities and power distribution experience is desirable
Business Objects experience
Certification from AACE or PMI is desirable
Oracle, P6, and MS Project knowledge is desirable
At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.
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:
• Maternity Leave
• Parental Leave
• Paid Holidays
• Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
• Voluntary Life Insurance
POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!