Project Controls Specialist II

Southport, North Carolina
Job ID:
Suraj Sukumar

Do you want to work for one of the largest Nuclear companies in South Carolina? They are currently looking for a Project Controls Specialist II to support their facility in Southport, North Carolina.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Position: Project Controls Specialist II

Duration: Until June 2020

Location: Southport, North Carolina

Job Description: 

  • This is the intermediate level of the Project Controls classification hierarchy.
  • Workers at this level are responsible for initiating and completing routine aspects of project control assignments with general oversight.
  • Workers effectively apply fundamental project controls principles and procedures to work that is fairly complex and varied.
  • They have an understanding of associated project controls software.
  • This position typically is assigned to multiple Green I or Green II projects per the Project Management Center of Excellence Project Profile Matrix.
  • The Project Controls Specialist II is responsible for developing the reporting systems for project controls assignments related to Cost, Schedule and Estimate. 
  • This individual performs complex aspects of scheduling, individual project estimating, change documentation and cost control while reporting up to program or portfolio level.
  • This position supports the project management process by developing, maintaining, analyzing, reporting, and preparing critical path schedule networks as well as cost controls for the Nuclear Projects group.
  • Schedule details range from Level I Program Summary Schedules to detailed Level III schedules in an integrated Master Schedule environment, and may require Level IV Outage / Station Interface schedules on an as-needed basis. 
  • Assist with the project WBS development to assure alignment between the project cost estimate, project schedule, and project performance tracking system Ensure schedule governance requirements are achieved. 
  • Provide role/resource staffing plans for all projects and summarized resource needs for the department. 
  • Ensure project schedule quality for the department 
  • Provide comprehensive schedule analysis based on performance tracking data 
  • Establish and monitor effective schedule key performance indicators (KPIs) 
  • This position supports Project Managers and Project Directors on projects and programs of varying size and complexity 

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Development / Generate Periodic 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.
  • In addition, provide presentation quality report and be available to present if needed to project team/management team.
  • Track and manage changes to the project scope, schedule and cost baseline 
  • 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) 
  • Lead team through audit reviews and reporting 
  • 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 
  • Ancillary Duties (to consult and inform) Assist the work integration team with online and outage schedule development
  • Provide scheduling support for outage vertical and horizontal reviews
  • Provide support to the work integration team for work control T-week reviews 

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree – Business, Finance, Project Management, Engineering, technical, or equivalent and 5 + year of prior work related experience or 9 + years of prior work related experience may be considered in lieu of degree. 
  • Project Integration Scheduling and Scope Change Management experience 
  • Strongly desired 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) 
  • Experience with Software such as MS Project/MS Office Suite, Primavera P6, Business Objects, Prolog, Passport, Visio, Powerplant, Emax, Peoplesoft 
  • Proficiency with project management, project controls concepts, computer applications and analytics 
  • Risk management tools / Monte Carlo analysis Previous Experience with PRISM software environment 
  • Capable of learning quickly, working independently and in a team environment 
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt to constant changing of work needs and priorities 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively drive result 
  • Demonstrated experience in making decisions, exercising good judgment and setting priorities 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with management 


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