Senior Project Controls Specialist

AE-000596
Oak Ridge
  1. Nuclear

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins business seeks a Senior Project Controls Specialist to join our team in Oak Ridge, TN.

JOB SUMMARY


Work with the project's Control Account Managers (CAMs), develop and maintain assigned:
o work breakdown structure (WBS) and dictionary,
o Summary and detailed, logic driven, resource loaded schedules
o Summary and detailed cost estimates,
o Actual costs and accrual integration,
o Risk identification and management, to include risk analysis and simulations.
o Change control
o Various status and Earned value management (EVM) based reports.
Provide day-to-day support to the project with schedule and cost maintenance and status, forecasting and conducting what-if analysis.
Assist the Project Manager in risk management to include identification, monitoring and mitigation planning.
Assist in generating monthly reports on project status and performance, to include analysis on SPI/CPI, variance explanation and critical path and near critical paths.
Support the CAMs and project management staff in preparing for various project reviews, including internal and external project status reviews.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

BS/BA in project or construction management, business, engineering or equivalent.
Ten years of experience successfully performing project controls duties as noted above for
research-based project(s) within the DOE or Department of Defense (DOD).
Ten years of project experience working within an EVMS environment compliant with EIA-748; to include setting baselines, incorporating baseline changes, producing monthly reports and variance analysis.
Solid understanding of project controls best practices regarding scope, time, cost, change and risk management; and a complete understanding of EIA-748 compliant EVM.
Significant experience with Primavera and EVM cost processors.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
BS/BA in project or construction management, business, engineering or equivalent.
Fifteen years of experience successfully performing project controls duties as noted above for research-based project(s) within the DOE Office of Science within a national laboratory
environment.
Fifteen years of project experience working within an EVMS environment compliant with EIA-748.
Experience with fusion energy or material science testing devices or similar technologies.
Experience with the DOE PARS II reporting system.
Significant hand-on experience with: Oracle Primavera, Deltek Cobra or similar cost processors, risk analysis and simulation software, change control applications, and custom system and report development.
Experience in developing and presenting training on project management principles or tools,
specifically, CAM training.
Experience with preparing for and participating in Independent Project Reviews (IPRs) and EVMS surveillance reviews.
Very strong communications skills, with the ability to successfully interact with DOE, project
reviewers, senior laboratory management and senior project staff members.
Ability to maintain a consistent work schedule during core hours to meet the needs of staff.
Ability to influence all levels of organization effectively.


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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