Project Controls Specialist

Plainfield, Indiana

Post Date: 08/30/2017 Job ID: 24956 Industry: Engineering

Candidate will lead the development of the reporting systems for project controls assignments. Perform complex aspects of individual project estimating, scheduling, change documentation and cost control while reporting up to program or portfolio level as well as trains and teaches other members 
Lead Development / Generation of Periodic Project Controls Reporting. 
Provide leadership in development and generation of daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly project controls reporting
Responsible for gathering, verifying, validating and analyzing data in support of project controls reporting. 
Responsible for distributing and archiving project controls reports as appropriate. Ina addition, provide presentation quality report and be available to present if needed to project team/management team. 
Identify, assess, gain approval for, and distribute change requests, change notices and/or change orders in a manner compliant with internal governance standards and terms and conditions of relevant contracts (as appropriate). 
Oversee Project Controls Benchmarking and Self-Assessment Initiatives. 
Assist in scheduling and carrying out benchmarking and self-assessment initiatives relevant to project controls and the types of projects typically managed by the project controls group. 
Identify and communicate improvement opportunities, adoption of best practices and counter measures to address gaps in performance. 
Leads development and maintenance of WBS, project schedules, cost estimates, track and trend cash flow reports, change control documentation (scope, cost or schedule) and/or any reports associated with project controls. 
Tracks and reports project status performs variance, earned value and critical path analyses at a level appropriate for the project. 
Create and Maintain Project Estimate. Work as/with Estimator(s) to create or create project cost estimate in order to establish effective cost controls management. 
Assure that project estimate includes all necessary raw materials, resource / labor rates, manufactured materials / equipment as well as current industry data relative to project scope.
Responsible for maintaining effective relationships with customers, supports the resolution of quality issues and complete assignments (proposals, project tasks, reports, etc.) within negotiated budgets and schedules.

REQUIRED SKILLS: 

Graduation from a four-year college or university - business, finance, project management, engineering, technical, or equivalent minimum of 7 years of project controls experience 

Expertise in project management 
Strong experience in project controls concepts 
Computer applications: MS Project/MS Office Suite, Primavera, Business Objects, Prolog, Passport, Visio, Powerplant, Emax, Peoplesoft

DESIRED SKILLS: 

Masters – business, finance, project management, or equivalent 
PMI or AACE certification (the following or equivalent are acceptable - PMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, AACE-CCC, AACE-PSP, AACE-CEP, AACE-EVP) 
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