Sealaska Technical Services (STS) is a critical subcontractor on the N3B Los Alamos LLC team and will be providing program management and technical services in support of the ground & surface water monitoring program at the U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory.
STS is a full-service engineering and environmental consulting company with a worldwide reach in the areas of environmental monitoring and remediation, national security, systems engineering, data management and analytics for both federal and commercial customers. Sealaska is an Alaska Native Corporation founded in 1972 and established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
STS is currently seeking a Project Controls Specialist to help support our growing technical team.
We are open to candidates who may be based out of the Los Alamos, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque NM area.
The Project Controls Specialist is responsible for the coordination, preparation, monitoring and maintenance of project schedules. The schedules will require reporting at multiple levels of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). The development and maintenance of these schedules is done in close conjunction with the various Team Leaders, Project Managers and Department Managers, as required. The deliverables include bar chart schedules, progress curves, cumulative cost curves and resource histograms that are part of the Earned Value Management reporting system.
Preparing deliverables-based project schedules in various levels of detail, in a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in alignment with the project reporting system
Overseeing the day to day planning and scheduling activities
Resource loading and integrating costs into schedules
Updating and progressing the schedules as required by the project requirements
Assisting the Project Manager with keeping the projects on schedule and budget with realistic and achievable planning and scheduling initiatives
Monitoring progress against baselines and reporting on status in an Earned Value Management system
Highlighting resource or schedule deviations to the Project Manager and assisting the Project Manager in developing mitigation plans to minimize schedule impacts
Assisting the Project Controls Lead in conducting schedule risk analysis
Preparing progress curves, cash flow curves, manpower histograms, and manpower forecasting reports
Participating in engineering, procurement and construction planning meetings
Responsible for adhering to all health and safety policies and guidelines
Works closely with Engineers, Team Leaders, Discipline Managers, to plan and schedule the projects
Bachelor's degree or Relevant Technical Diploma
Engineering degree is preferred
A minimum of 5 years of related experience in a planning, scheduling and cost control role for government or commercial contracts
Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is preferred
Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams including Engineers, Discipline Managers, Team Leaders, and Project Services
Additional experience in developing construction schedule, project reporting, cost control, procurement, contract administration, and construction management support is considered an asset
Proficient with project planning and scheduling tools especially Primavera P6 and COBRA
Proficient with MS Office Suite
Other Desirable Knowledge and Experience:
Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills to develop solutions to complex issues
Problem solving capability in the absence of procedures and guidelines
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates initiative and the ability to prioritize work, recognizing the need for doing thorough and complete work, but at the same time addressing the demanding schedule requirements
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Light Work)
Light Work Category:
Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work
The employee exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms
The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time
In this position the qualified candidate may support one of more of the following departments, Groundwater Monitoring, Surface Water Monitoring, Drilling, Storm Water Corrective Actions, and/or Remediation Services
The qualified candidate may be required to attain and maintain a DOE Q clearance
Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Individual must pass a pre-employment drug screen and accept all company policies
This position may require a physical fit-for-duty screen as well
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.