Project Controls Analyst (NWS 00534)
Company: North Wind Group
Posted on: September 18, 2023
North Wind Services is actively seeking individuals who can
contribute to national security within the science, technology, and
engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital
federal research and development installations supporting the
Department of Energy. NWS has an established history of
contributing to the success of their customer's mission. Available
employment opportunities may range from administrative and
logistical support to advanced technical positions.
Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of
age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any
required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to
satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.
Successful candidates will be employees of NWS, a premier
government contractor charged with employing highly motivated and
well-qualified personnel who can advance the missions of the
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA. Though
employed by NWS, the employee will take day-to-day direction from
technical personnel employed directly by the research laboratories.
Pay, benefits, Human Resource, and Employment Management functions
are provided by NWS.
The Operations and Business Department has an opening in the
Project Management Office for a Project Controls Analyst. This
position will have limited supervision and will report to the
Project Controls Division Leader. The successful candidate will
analyze project costs, schedule data, and develop project
improvement strategies. In addition, the successful candidate will
work closely with project managers on various projects and develop,
update, and manage resource loaded schedules. This position will
provide support for the PMO portfolio of active projects. The
successful candidate will show strong commitment to deliver
transparent performance on project execution. The successful
candidate will be required to pass various on-site training modules
to pursue work assignments.
- Analyze project costs, schedule date, and develop project
- Ability to support multiple projects and project managers
simultaneously within a portfolio
- Coordinate and communicate with project staff members
- Collaborate with the team to manage cost, schedule, and change
- Provide support for construction projects alongside Project
- Develop project controls work processes, tools, and procedures
included in the project controls
system; Ensure integrity of project controls data and schedules and
compliance with processes and procedures.
- Generate schedule variance analysis and identify and report
activities that have a critical or
potential impact on the schedule.
- Monitor performance data and independently develop complex
analysis; use statistical tools to analyze schedule metrics.
- Knowledge and experience with Earned Value Management
- Gather, prepare, and analyze historical cost and schedule data
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
- Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security
clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work
- Understanding of CTT and MPL.
- Knowledge of and experience using cost/estimating/scheduling/
earned value computer
applications (i.e., MS Excel, MS Project, Crystal Ball).
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills; the ability to
work effectively with multidisciplined
team members; use negotiation skills to influence; and experience
working effectively on multiple projects simultaneously.
- Experience with a project control and earned value management
systems in planning, organizing,
performing, reviewing, and presenting; this includes independently
planning and scheduling using a
high level of professional judgment and knowledge related to
technical planning and scheduling skills.
- Understanding of technical processes, engineering drawings,
quantity determinations and mathematical and financial reports.
Knowledge of current industry and project controls technical
- Experience and understanding of the project controls process.
- Strong understanding of project controls principles.
Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
- AAECI Project Control Certifications (EVP, CCP, PSP) is strongly
- Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) or Project
Management Professional (PMP) is strongly desired.
- Expert knowledge of general project controls computer
applications such as Empower, Primavera P6 and Cobra.
Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical
examination may be required.
Pre-employment drug test: External applicant(s) selected for this
position will be required to pass a post offer, pre-employment drug
Anticipated Clearance Level: Q (position will be cleared to this
level). Applicants selected will be subject to a federal background
investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to
classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared
employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance
requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S.
and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S.
citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be
North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include
health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with
company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for
eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee
wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value
safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more
information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the
North Wind Career Opportunities Page.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a
case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and
require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the
application process or are limited in the ability or unable to
access or use this online application process and need an
alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline
1-208-528-8714 for assistance.
North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and
welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and
impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color,
religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic
data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated
against based on disability.
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