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Amentum Project Controls Engineer in Richland, Washington

Title Project Controls Engineer

Position Number 35184

Company WA River Protection Solutions

City/State Richland, WA

Location 2704HV/ 2425 STVNS

Posted 09/14/2021

Closes 10/05/2021

Regular/Temporary Regular

Full/Part-Time Full-Time

Job Responsibilities/Duties

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) seeks a Project Controls Engineer. This position will provide support to ensure the creation, development, review and validation of Baseline Change Requests (BCR) within the Tank Farm Projects and Maintenance organizations are performed in compliance with WRPS processes and procedures. Other areas of responsibility include overall project analysis including Estimate and Complete (EAC) development, schedule health metrics, float/milestone management, schedule accountability and recovery initiatives and what-if scenario development. Work will be performed per applicable Department of Energy (DOE) and WRPS orders, standards, procedures and guidelines using established DOE and industry methodologies and techniques. Reviews work for completeness as required by project specifications and scope definition.

Baseline Change Control responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Develop and Submit BCR Checklists for the Project; attend BCR checklist meeting and be able to discuss potential BCRs.

  • Cost Estimating Input Sheets (CEIS) ; ensure creation and validation of CEIS sheets in CostPlan for all BCR's.

  • Ensure creation and support the development, review, and validation of P6 schedules in support of BCR's.

  • Run cost compare reports for all organizations BCR's through COBRA to validate all COBRA cost data including resources, quantities, org codes, subtask description and work task.

  • Support the development review of Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Organization Breakdown Structure(OBS), WBS dictionaries,

  • Ensure creation and validation of BCR Form Narrative.

  • Internal Project Reviews; responsible for overseeing the Projects monthly BCR review and concurrences.

  • BCR Review Boards; present and defend all BCR's for the Projects at BCR Review Board.

  • BCR Implementation Validation; validate that all monthly changes for the Project have been made and communicate status to Project Teams.

Project Analysis Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Support/Develop an Independent EAC and FTE Analysis on the Project monthly.

  • Provide support/lead Specialty Assessments on the project as needed.

  • Support the development of all project "What If" scenarios.

Schedule Health data responsibilities which in include:

  • Acumen Fuse Reports generated for field projects.

  • Metric Improvement; validation of duration and logic.

  • P6 Schedule code cleanup; coding and validation as well as global code cleanup.

  • Float/Milestone Management; Tri- Party Agreement (TPA), Consent Decree, Performance Based Incentives, and company milestone tracking.

  • Schedule recovery, validation/review of Forecast Budgeted Cost for Work Performed (BCWP).

  • Additional metrics and other daily/weekly/monthly deliverables to support the project and Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR).

Remaining responsibilities include:

  • Prepare revised cost forecast for select accounts.

  • Work hands on with earned value monitoring.

  • Evaluate manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations including preparation of variance analysis.

  • Compare actual cost to funding limitations; prepare expenditure forecasts to identify critical points in project funding.

  • Understand the manner in which profits on projects are budgeted and the extent to which the budget value is achieved.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of cost/schedule integration and critical path analysis and other scheduling concepts.

  • Participate in and may lead project cost review meetings.

  • Ability to identify and assist in analysis of project schedule variances; Identify and analyze schedule variances and recommend associated corrective action.

  • Update and produce scheduling management reports.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of WBS and helps insure that project coding is effectively used for all systems.

  • Ability to develop Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule logic for engineering, procurement, construction, and operations.

  • Ability to resource load schedule and perform remedial schedule risk analysis.

  • Responsible for assembling data for schedule updating.

  • Familiar with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms.

  • Knowledgeable of scope control and change management and has demonstrated ability to incorporate directed changes into schedule baseline.

  • Knowledgeable in Earned Value methodology.

  • Assume responsibility for elements of the baseline schedule and associated maintenance.

  • Daily time-critical interface with Control Account Managers, senior management, and peers on diverse issues and projects.

  • Ensure Integrated Safety Management System Principles are incorporated into organization's activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) in Business, Construction Management, or related field; and

  • Seven (7) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience in Primavera (P6) scheduling software.

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to deliver business results, schedule complex environmental projects, and be part of a healthy, empowering organization. Should be knowledgeable and have experience with Hanford's accelerated clean-up baseline, TPA, and environmental regulatory issues and requirements.

  • This includes detailed and proficient use of both cost and schedule control tools and Earned value Management System criteria in a DOE environment.

  • Understanding and knowledge of all aspects of Project Control scope, services, deliverables, customer needs, tools/systems, and processes and requirements. Understanding and knowledge of material procurements.

  • Prior project controls experience supporting Hanford DOE projects.

  • Previous Baseline Change Control experience with Cobra, Primavera P6, Acumen Fuse, Costplan, Tank Farm Project Management (TFPM), Hanford Data Integrator System (HANDI) and Programs Integrated Control Module (HPIC).

  • Advanced certifications such as Earned Value Professional is also highly preferred.

  • Ability to communicate in a positive and professional manner.

Relocation Funding Provided Yes

U.S. Citizenship Required Yes

Clearance Required No

Job Classification Exempt

Shift Work Required No

This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ยงยง 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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