Project Controls Specialist (II)

Plainfield, IN 46168

Post Date: 08/06/2018 Job ID: 165812 Industry: Energy Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Project Controls Specialist is responsible for initiating and completing routine aspects of project control assignments.

Performs complex aspects of estimating, scheduling, change documentation and cost control.

Will identify problems, develop solutions and take actions to resolve. Will be typically is assigned to projects classified as “Green III” or "Brown" per the Project Management Center of Excellence Project Profile Matrix, or may manage multiple smaller (i.e. “Green II”) projects.

Generates periodic Project Controls reports

Distributes and archives project documents

Manages change control

Develops and maintains work breakdown structures, project schedules, cost estimates, tracks and trends cash flow.

Tracks and reports project status, analyzes variances, determines earned value, and analyzes critical path activities at a level appropriate for the project

Works with estimators to create or creates project cost estimate in order to establish effective cost controls management.

Assure that project estimate includes all necessary raw materials, resource / labor rates, manufactured materials / equipment as well as current industry data relative to project scope

Manage the estimate according to PMCoE Estimating Standard and review cycle.

Overtime may be required on assignments in order to meet deliverables


A Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, project management, engineering, technical, or equivalent.

Master’s in business, finance, project management, or equivalent preferred.

PMI or AACE certification (the following or equivalent are acceptable - PMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, AACE-CCC, AACE-PSP, AACE-CEP, AACE-EVP).

Minimum of 5 years of project controls experience.

Minimum of 9 years of project controls experience in lieu of a degree. Proficient in project controls principles.

Proficiency / Expertise with project management / project controls concepts / computer applications / analytics; strong collaborative team member.

Experience with Primavera6

Software such as MS Project/MS Office Suite, Primavera, Business Objects, Prolog, Passport, Visio, Powerplant, Emax, PeopleSoft.

Risk management tools / Monte Carlo analysis.

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

April Shelton

April Shelton is a senior recruiter with more than 25 years in the industry. April specializes in nuclear, power, and energy engineering. Her advice to job seekers is "Always have an updated resume. Don’t reply to a job posting if you are not fully qualified. If you use a cell phone as your primary contact, make sure it is professional and doesn’t have a song playing or an unprofessional voicemail message."

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