Project Controls Specialist
We are currently seeking qualified applicants to provide Project Control services related to transmission line, substation and distribution line construction projects within our client facilities throughout the southeast.
At Leidos, we take care of our employees. We seek the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems, and reward you with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and benefits. We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference.
As a Project Controls Specialist within Leidos’ Power Delivery Services organization, you will work alongside project managers, construction managers and lead engineers for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services (PDS) division, supporting Transmission & Distribution electric utility projects. The position will be client facing and responsible for creating, maintaining and driving resource and cost loaded schedules using Primavera P6 Scheduling Software.
PLEASE NOTE: This position is for a future need, and because of it's status, it may result in delayed responses on your application.
Project Controls Specialist Responsibilities
Develop and monitor project metrics, develop dashboards and reports
Assist with project/program schedule monitoring and budget status communication to project/program management teams and senior management
Track and examine the project costs including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, and forecasts
Perform the analysis, review, and forecast, on project cost performance, including the status of committed costs against approved budgets
Attend project management meetings and provide input related to project costs, commitments, and forecasts, as required
Prepare written, tabular, and graphic reports that communicate project cost status periodically and as required
Monitor and report cash flow analysis and revenue generation points
Work with scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution
Provide input for proposals and RFPs
Participate in review of proposals, RFPs and bids
To be considered for the following levels:
Base Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of two (2) + years of relevant Project Controls experience
Mid Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of four (4) + years of relevant Project Controls experience
Senior Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of eight (8) + years of relevant Project Controls experience
SME Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of eight (12) + years of relevant Project Controls experience
Project Controls Specialist Requirements
Knowledge of Primavera software
Extensive knowledge of MS Excel
Proven ability to support project managers and senior management with the use and maintenance of project controls systems and outputs
Experience with Project Controls/ Project Management processes, as applied on engineering and construction projects, including but not limited to risk management, financial management, work breakdown structures, change management, cost estimating, configuration management and procurement
Project Controls/Project Management certification(s) are desired
Experience in large capital construction projects desired
Experience with document management software desired
Ability to prioritize competing demands for your time in a fast-paced environment
PMP certificate preferred
Leidos Engineering is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions.
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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