Power Engineers Project Controls – Scheduler in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Project Controls – Scheduler
Department: Power Delivery Project Services III Dept
Project Controls – Scheduler
POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Project Control Specialist for our Power Delivery Project Services Business Unit. This position will report Project Services Area Lead 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.
Disclaimer: The candidate selected for this position may work remotely full-time at a location other than a POWER-designated office/job site. Employees may travel to a POWER office for periodic meetings.
Roles and Responsibilities
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
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
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: Do Good. Have Fun. 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:
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!
Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $ 60,000- $ 120000 per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.
EOE, including disability/vets