AECOM Project Controls Engineer in Richland, Washington

United States of America - Washington, Richland

Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY

The Project Controls Planning and Scheduling Analyst job family is responsible for supporting project planning and scheduling activities including engineering, materials management, construction, start up and operations. Project controls provides the tools and systems necessary to effectively and proactively manage, control, and report on cost and schedule for concurrent projects throughout the organization.

This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control and supervision of WTCC.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/TASKS

  • Obtains required schedule information by all disciplines/functions. Identifies restraints and effect on total project schedule. Coordinates with all departments to ensure understanding of total project schedule needs. Responsible for total integration of schedule activities. Identifies schedule considerations and problems resulting from inter-discipline or functional restraints and interfaces.

  • Monitors and reports critical path and schedule performance of the total project. Conducts project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities. Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.

  • Responsible for leading, when requested, the development and review of schedule recovery plans, including evaluation of additional resources/costs required to affect such plans.

  • Monitors cost recording, monitoring, and reporting practices for compliance with applicable standards.

  • Responsible for the development and accuracy of cost reports. Verifies consistency with previous reports to ensure compatibility and consistency.

  • Responsible for cost engineering and cost analysis/control activities for projects with significant non-routine requirements or for discipline/projects/proposal cost activities which require a high degree of technical skilled experience. Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to cost engineering guidance to area & functions.

  • Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment

  • This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

NA

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

(EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual

AECOM has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world’s largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era.

The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE’s most technically challenging cleanup projects—equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory.

Minimum Requirements

REQUIREMENTS/SPECIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, project management or related discipline from an accredited university and 6 years of professional experience

OR

High school diploma or equivalent and 12 years of project controls experience on EPC job or equivalent job.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have intermediate Microsoft Office skills.

  • Knowledge of Primavera P/6 and COBRA applications.

  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing cost engineering functions, which include cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and the home office.

  • Skilled in oral and written communication.

  • Proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Proficiency in using multiple discipline specific applications (PC Works, Cobra, Primavera, etc.)

Preferred requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Primavera P6 and Cobra.

  • Previous Earned Value Management System experience on EPC job.

  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.

  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.

  • Previous Waste Treatment Project (WTP) experience

Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

NA

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196660BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.