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Project Controls Analyst (NWS 00534)

Company: North Wind Group
Location: Livermore
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

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.
Essential Duties
- Analyze project costs, schedule date, and develop project improvement strategies
- 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 management data.
- Provide support for construction projects alongside Project Managers.
- 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 principles.
- Gather, prepare, and analyze historical cost and schedule data between projects.
- 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 experience.
- 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 developments.
- 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 desired.
- 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.
Special Requirements
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 test.
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 processed/granted.
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.

Keywords: North Wind Group, Livermore , Project Controls Analyst (NWS 00534), Professions , Livermore, California

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