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POWER Engineers Project Controls - Scheduler in United States

Project Controls - Scheduler

Location Amarillo

Job Code 16459

# of openings 2

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Project Controls - Scheduler

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Project Control Specialist in Amarillo, TX; which will be assigned to our Power Delivery Project Services Group I Department in Ft. Worth, TX. This position will report to the Project Services Area Lead and will have the ability to work hybrid or remotely. The Project Control Specialist will interact productively with key members of a project team, under the direction of a Project Manager. Minimal travel is required for this position.

Disclaimer: The candidate selected for this position may work remotely full-time at a location other than a POWER-designated office/job site. Employees may travel to a POWER office for periodic meetings.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Works closely with the team, project managers, and engineers to develop Transmission project schedules

  • Has an understanding of complex projects and how they work

  • Possess an understanding of scheduling and cost knowledge, can interact with key project team members from a variety of backgrounds

  • Understands CPM scheduling, Earned Value Management, and Schedule Risk Analysis

  • Experience with scheduling engineering and construction projects

  • Identify and interpret work scope, technical sequencing, and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

  • Develop, maintain, and support project schedule development

  • Work with management to assure the schedule represents the execution plan

  • Effectively communicate with various project teams and internal workgroups

  • Report project status to project manager and engineer and provide visibility to critical deliverables through phone calls, emails, and/or meetings

  • Manage changes and keep project teams aware of changes to the scope, budget, schedule

  • Prepare cost performance and cash flow projections utilizing budget and cost-loaded schedules

  • Update tasks and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as indicated in progress updates

  • Attend meetings as required (internal and with the client)

  • The ideal candidate should be a self-starter and work independently

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or client

Required Education/Experience

  • BS/BA in Business, Engineering, or Construction Management and/or related field experience

  • Candidate must have 5+ years of professional Project Controls experience

  • Proficient in Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Advanced Excel Skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Desired Education/Experience

  • Electrical utilities and power distribution experience

  • Experience working on various-sized projects/programs

  • Knowledge of Oracle, SAP, Smart-Sheet, and Power BI

  • Certification from AACE or PMI

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to positively impact society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender-affirming care

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

POWER is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.