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Project Control Specialist V

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist


Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Infrastructure Services (AIS), an Akima company, is not just another staffing contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AIS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AIS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AIS supports vital missions with the most in-demand and specialized skill sets in the world.

As an AIS employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking a Project Controls Specialist Level V personnel as part of our staff augmentation team supporting the Department of Energy at the Y-12 National Security Complex located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Successful candidates will be employees of AIS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance Y-12's core mission to ensure a safe, secure, and reliable U.S. nuclear deterrent, which is essential to national security. Though employed by AIS, the employee will take day-to-day direction and assignments from Y-12 staff employed directly by the security complex. Pay, benefits, Human Resources, and Employment Management functions are provided by AIS.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes Primavera P6 to develop, update, and maintain project schedules, ensuring alignment with project milestones, deliverables, and resource availability.
  • Performs comprehensive cost analysis to monitor project expenses, identify variances, and recommend corrective actions to maintain budget adherence.
  • Implements effective cost control measures to mitigate risks and optimize project financial performance.Conducts earned value analysis to assess project progress, forecast future performance, and generate accurate reports for stakeholders.
  • Collaborates closely with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to gather project data, identify potential issues, and develop proactive solutions.
  • Provides timely and insightful reports on project performance, highlighting key metrics, trends, and areas of concern.
  • Continuously evaluate project controls processes and tools to identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency enhancement.
  • Supports project teams in implementing project controls best practices and ensuring compliance with relevant standards and regulations.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert on project controls methodologies, tools, and techniques, providing guidance and training to project team members as needed.
  • Typical work schedule will be Mon.-Thur. 10-hour days (4/10 schedule).


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree plus 20 years of direct experience required, or an MA or MS with 19 years of experience.
  • Pre-employment Drug Screen - External applicants selected for this position are required to successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
  • Medical Exam(s) - Job related pre-placement medical examinations may be required for this position.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. If determined as such, this position would be identified as a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require participation in an ongoing random drug testing program in addition to the pre-employment drug screen.
  • Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.

Desired Qualifications:

  • The ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance is preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Program & Project Management

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8282