at Middough Inc. in Oak Brook, Illinois, United States
Middough Inc. - 'TOP WORKPLACES' Award Winner!
Senior Project Controls Specialist - Position and Responsibilities
As a Senior Project Controls Specialist with Middough, you will be responsible for planning, scheduling, cost engineering, and earned value analysis on assigned projects. In this role, you will also lead to a scheduler and/or project cost engineer on larger projects. In this role, you will also prepare schedules, performance status, and management reports to identify variances in work execution strategy. You will also be responsible for providing timely feedback to management, throughout the project cycle, with recommended solutions to improve or mitigate problems affecting cost, schedule or estimating issues.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Lead and facilitate schedule progress reviews with engineering and construction teams.
Collaborate with lead Engineers and the construction team to refine service and construction labor estimates into P6 Level 4 execution schedules and earned value management suite to track progress and issue reports.
Lead in the creation of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and development of schedules and budget data (including resource loading) for those WBS elements.
Analyze unit rates and performance metrics to provide management team with guidance on performance to-date and estimate to completion.
Compile schedule and cost data inputs into the project control database and interpret output results to guide decision making.
Analyze schedule progress and performance as well as identify developing problem areas.
Advise management of risks that may affect project profit, costs, schedules, and client relations. Support the project management team in maintaining timely and effective change management processes, procedures, and systems.
Lead the development and maintenance of periodic (daily, weekly, monthly) status reports to update management and client on the project progress.
Participate in the project close out process including the evaluation of all subcontractors and major vendors.
Make safety a priority in all planning and execution.
Use Middough Advance Project Procedures (MAPP) as a tool for project implementation and to comply with procedural requirements.
Education, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or business required.
8-10 years of experience in planning and sequencing of construction, procurement, and/or engineering activities.
8+ years of experience developing construction schedules working with resource loading and earned value management systems highly preferred.
Hands on project controls experience on engineering and construction projects required.
Hands-on experience with Primavera Project Planner P6 (highly preferred) and/or MS Project required.
Excellent interpersonal skills for effective, timely, and professional communication and collaboration to purse information from and engage with project teams.
Strong ability to problem solve and use data analysis to make decisions.
Knowledge of cost engineering concepts as they relate to budgeting, monitoring, and tracking actual costs, change orders and forecasting.
Experience with MS Word, Access, Excel, VBA (highly preferred), PowerPoint and MS Project Software.
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent multitasking and organizational abilities for project efficiency.
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this position, the successful candidate will:
Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
Frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop or kneel, twist or bend, use repeating motions that may include the wrists/hands/fingers, and talk and hear.
Frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
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