Project Controls 3

Los Alamos, New Mexico
05 Oct 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced professional to represent ENERCON as a Project Controls 3 while at a customer site in Los Alamos, NM for a long-term contract opportunity.

This role performs cost estimating, analysis, and control activities; Performs schedule development, maintenance, and monitoring activities; Supports project organizational and administrative activities, when delegated; Supervises and provides technical direction for cost engineering and/or planning/scheduling activities, when delegated; Ensures work is completed as scheduled; Identifies trends for management attention; Has wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and Laboratory objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways; Frequently contributes to the development of new theories and methods; Considered expert in field within the organization; Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity and where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors; Work is accomplished without considerable direction; May coordinate activities of other personnel; Exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of assignment, and determines the methods and procedures needed for new assignments.

Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance is required. Strong preference for individuals with a currently active Q clearance.

Responsibilities include:
1. Safety and security are a primary responsibility for all Laboratory employees. Maintains required safety and security training, assures safety and security compliance, and makes safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.
2. The following duties are general/common across disciplines within the project controls function:
• Prepares project control plans and detailed staffing utilization plans for discipline or specialty activities.
• Assists in preparing cost/schedule data for proposals or contract negotiations.
• Participates in developing and presenting training classes on designated subjects and on-the-job training for specific processes and practices.
• Performs personnel performance reviews when delegated. Interviews candidates, and makes recommendations for employment decisions.
• Assists in developing specific project codes of accounts and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions.
• Provides analysis and reports on assigned areas to the project.
3. The following duties are performed with respect to cost engineering on a project:
• Determines scope definition requirements for a discipline or other specialty and works with Engineering, Construction, and other sources to coordinate the production of required data to conform to the overall estimate preparation plan.
• Performs, or coordinates the performance of, pricing structure development and application to takeoffs, derived quantities, quantity assumption, and cost allowances within a discipline or other specialty.
• Assists in developing unit man-hour and pricing data for a specific discipline or other specialty, including estimating parameters, factors, indices, productivity and craft distribution reference data, etc., based on analysis of industry experience. Performs data analysis, identifies problems, and makes recommendations.
• Plans, coordinates, and directs preparation of specific budgets. Assists in developing requirements for budgeting standards.
• Develops and implements requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports. Performs performance monitoring and control functions.
• Investigates requirements for estimating and/or cost control data for a specific discipline or other specialty application.
• Responsible for preparing and presenting reports.
• Identifies or defines data sources and techniques for data acquisition and collects required data for a specific discipline or other specialty application.
4. The following duties are performed with respect to scheduling:
• Ascertains that the correct scope of work is reflected on all schedules.
• Integrates inter-discipline schedule requirements and constraints to establish logical work sequences for assigned disciplines or specialties. Works with the performing organizations and units to coordinate work sequences with total project plan.
• Establishes and implements methods for determining activity durations within assigned disciplines or specialties.
• Develops quantity release or installation curves for assigned disciplines or specialties. Reviews and evaluates quantity records to ensure total quantities are represented for a particular discipline or specialty. Develops required job-hour expenditure for assigned disciplines or specialties. Assists in determining leveling decisions. Performs quantity and manpower resource loading for assigned schedules.
• Reviews schedule data, and identifies and acquires information needed to complete work logics to interface between assigned disciplines or specialties.
• Determines critical-path activities for assigned discipline or specialties, and identifies significant activities supporting inter-discipline requirements.
• Monitors schedule deviation for assigned disciplines or specialties and recommends corrective action/workaround solutions for project considerations.
• Identifies and reports activities that have a critical or potential impact on schedule via the Schedule Impact Report.
5. Researches, assembles, and/or evaluates information or data regarding industry practices or applicable regulatory changes affecting policies or programs; recommends sound, practical solutions to complex issues.
6. Understands and adheres to all Laboratory and industry regulatory guidance and governance.
7. Ensures all results, processes, and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements.
8. Fosters a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.

Job Knowledge Requirements:
• Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, and cost engineering functions, including cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and home office.
• Knowledge of supervision, personnel administration, and training of technical and non-technical personnel.
• Skilled in oral and written communication.
• Proficiency in using personal computer operating systems and several basic software applications. Proficiency in using multiple discipline-specific software applications currently used.
• Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

Required Experience/Education:
• Position typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Post graduate course work is desirable.

A. Supervision Received
• Reports to and receives technical guidance and operational supervision from designated supervisory personnel.
B. Supervision Exercised
• Provides technical and operational direction to assigned personnel, when delegated.
C. Contacts
• Maintains relationships with project/program personnel.

ENERCON Services, Inc. (ENERCON) is a 32-year old, employee-owned, consulting company, providing premier engineering and technical services to companies in the energy, utility, and industrial verticals, as well as to governmental agencies across the US and Internationally. ENERCON is an employee owned company with excellent benefits and career opportunities. To learn more about ENERCON and career opportunities at our other locations, visit us at

ENERCON does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.