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Jacobs Mid-Level Project Controls Engineer in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Jacobs Technology Inc is currently seeking mid-Level Project Controls Engineers to work with our team in Oak Ridge, TN. The ideal candidates for this opportunity will be Cost and Schedule Engineers with proficiency in Primavera (P6) scheduling software and EVMS (Earned Value Management Systems) and working knowledge of financial collection and reporting systems such as PeopleSoft and DelTek Cobra. Ideal candidates must be proficient in MS Office applications to support the flow of information and data between software applications referenced above.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop project schedules in Primavera (P6) for the production and integration of engineering, design, procurement, fabrication and construction deliverables.

  • Apply project management practices, including Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) guidelines, in the development of baseline schedules and estimates.

  • Provide support in the preparation and schedule alignment of budgetary estimates, including validation of the estimates for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with corporate procedures.

  • Incorporate validated estimates within Primavera (P6) for the production of resource-loaded schedules and cost profiles.

  • Develop and analyze resource and spending profiles for the optimization of staff management, work priorities and alignment to funding profiles.

  • Support scope management and maintain the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) scope, schedule and budget through Baseline Change Request (BCR) development and processing.

  • Complete weekly, bi-weekly and monthly project updates as required to support schedule reviews, progress reporting, and project performance analysis and metric data.

  • Coordinate and expedite the flow of project accounting information, including charge code management, labor hour tracking and reporting, invoiced and accrued costs tracking and reporting.

  • Work with technical leads and management staff for the monthly evaluation and production of Estimate-To-Complete (ETC) and Estimate-At-Complete (EAC) data.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Develop project schedules in Primavera (P6) for the production and integration of engineering, design, procurement, fabrication and construction deliverables.

  • Apply project management practices, including Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) guidelines, in the development of baseline schedules and estimates.

  • Provide support in the preparation and schedule alignment of budgetary estimates, including validation of the estimates for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with corporate procedures.

  • Incorporate validated estimates within Primavera (P6) for the production of resource-loaded schedules and cost profiles.

  • Develop and analyze resource and spending profiles for the optimization of staff management, work priorities and alignment to funding profiles.

  • Support scope management and maintain the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) scope, schedule and budget through Baseline Change Request (BCR) development and processing.

  • Complete weekly, bi-weekly and monthly project updates as required to support schedule reviews, progress reporting, and project performance analysis and metric data.

  • Coordinate and expedite the flow of project accounting information, including charge code management, labor hour tracking and reporting, invoiced and accrued costs tracking and reporting.

  • Work with technical leads and management staff for the monthly evaluation and production of Estimate-To-Complete (ETC) and Estimate-At-Complete (EAC) data.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in a related field and at least 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficiency with Primavera (P6) scheduling software, with a minimum of 3 years of experience.

  • Working knowledge of financial collection and reporting systems such as PeopleSoft and DelTek.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications Excel, Word, Powerpoint, with working knowledge in MS Access.

  • Prior experience and execution of Project Controls work on federal government projects required.

  • Prior experience with Process Engineering projects is desirable.

  • The ideal candidate for this position will possess expertise in Earned Value Management systems

Essential Requirements :

  • Physical Requirements: Work is primarily sedentary. Some walking and standing may occur in the course of a normal workday in connection with travel to and from meeting and conferences. May carry light items, such as reports, data products, notebooks and laptops.

  • Work Environment :

  • Cubical environment

  • May be in a restricted work area.

  • Criticality of Attendance :

  • Must be able to work within the normal daytime shift

  • With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.

Equipment and Machines :

  • Standard office equipment and machines: personal computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, printer, fax machine, and other office equipment including desk supplies.

Other Essential Functions :

  • Must be able to secure and maintain a security clearance.

  • Must pass drug testing.

  • Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

  • Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers’ safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

  • Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.

  • Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

Travel requirements - may require occasional travel.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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