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Job #: R-00002385
Location: Morgantown, WV
Category: Project Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:


The Leidos Civil Group is seeking several Project Controllers for its Research Support Services (RSS) contract for the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). NETL is a DOE national laboratory that produces technological solutions for America's energy challenges. From developing creative innovations and efficient energy systems that make coal more competitive, to advancing technologies that enhance oil and natural gas extraction and transmission processes, NETL research is providing breakthroughs and discoveries that support home-grown energy initiatives, stimulate a growing economy, and improve the health, safety, and security of all Americans. Highly skilled men and women at three NETL research sites - Albany, Ore., Morgantown, W.Va., and Pittsburgh, Pa. - conduct a broad range of research activities that support DOE's mission to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States. NETL's research spans the entire fossil energy value chain - exploration and production; processing and production; conversion, and; disposal/reuse - with a focus on enabling activities in each segment of the value chain to be performed as efficiently and environmentally-responsibly as possible.


The responsibilities for these positions will be carried out as a member of the Business Management Office in support of the conduct of research at NETL's campuses in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Morgantown, W.Va., and; Albany, Ore ( The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting on the project. Candidate will implement financial policies and procedures in support of the project; establishment and maintenance of cost/schedule baselines; variance analyses; preparation of written and verbal reports to management regarding cost schedule variances; program life-cycle activities such as setup/ maintenance; working capital activities such as invoicing support for unbilled cost, accruals, on-hold cost, cost backup; program financial revenue projection and variance support. The incumbent will interface with project managers, contracts, senior technical personnel and shared services to support accurate and timely reporting in parallel with development of program annual operating plan forecasts; perform risk management, cash flow analysis, and profitability analysis for projects and recommends corrective actions, as appropriate. The successful candidate will work daily in both local and dispersed team settings with engineers, scientists, technicians, subject matter experts, faculty members, post-doctoral students, and graduate and undergraduate students from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.


Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience or Master's degree with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Cobra, Hyperion, Deltek CostPoint, Cognos. The ability to work independently and as key member of a team. with multiple contract types: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Incentive (FPI), Fixed Price Level of Effort (FPLOE), Time and Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), and hybrid contracts. Strong Excel skills and scheduling experience. Hands-on leadership in the development, maintenance, and/or tracking of Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs) and related dictionaries, the Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Control Accounts, Basis of Estimates (BOEs), Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB), change management process, work authorization process, subcontractor management, material control, cost collection, technical performance, integrated reporting, forecasting Estimates to Complete (ETC), Estimates at Completion (EACs), and implementing corrective actions. An advanced understanding of cost and schedule development and controls and the ability to analyze problems for root cause and identify corrective actions. Must have accurate written and verbal communication skills to carry out and understand assignments, and/or convey or exchange routine information.


Experience utilizing Deltek Costpoint and Cobra. Advanced expertise in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project; Primavera Project Planner; Adobe; and COGNOS. Experience in Earned Value Management Systems/Process/Tools (EVMS).

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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