• Collaborates with project managers on the development and review of project plans, estimates, costs, contracts, schedules, and resources.
• Develop and implement project controls and monitoring procedures to ensure the achievement of project scope, schedule and cost objectives.
• Collect, analyze, trend, forecast and report on project data, and cost from various sources (e.g. P6, BDSIS, COBRA, Empower, etc.) and stakeholders (e.g. engineering, procurement, construction, business management, etc.).
• Support the PMO Management System Lead (MSL) with internal surveillances to ensure EVMS requirements are being met.
• Provide support to the PMO during surveillances and corrective action planning during internal DOE/INL surveillances and DOE Office of Project Management external project EVMS certification surveillance.
• Assist in training classes, mentoring personnel, and providing oversight of project controls and cost engineering best practices in support of the PMO.
• Coordinate with the PMO on the implementation of earned value management process and procedure changes.
• Establish and maintain analysis, trending, forecasting, and reporting processes and storyboards that flow chart project controls and cost engineering work processes.
• Review and support the ongoing updates to EVMS metrics.
• Maintain, review, and revise baseline schedules and budgets consistent with established change control.
• Development and maintenance of the Performance Measurement and Performance Baseline schedules, Life Cycle Schedules (LCS) and the Field Execution Schedule (FES).
• Provide support in the development of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), INL work authorizations document (IWAD), performance measurement and analysis, funds management, spend forecasts, performance forecast, estimates to complete, cost control and earned value performance measurement including the Budgeted Cost for Work Scheduled (BCWS), Budgeted Cost for Work Performed (BCWP), Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP), and Schedule Variance (SV)/Cost Variance (CV); and associated reporting and information distribution internally and to DOE and stakeholders.
• Ensures data calls are accurate and delivered on schedule.
• Expert knowledge of funds types and how they relate and are assigned to the work.
• Knowledgeable and able to provide guidance on matters such as schedule of values, contracting strategies, subcontractor relationships, tiers, and markups, change orders, etc.
• Identify risks based on current plans and changes to plans based on data, analysis, trend, and forecast.
• Ensure INL Managers are aware of previous, current and future changes to work that can/will change the desired outcome of the work.
• Conduct/assist with project status review meetings.
This position is recognized as a project controls and cost engineering subject matter expert (SME) within the organization, Laboratory, DOE complex and industry. It requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. It interprets internal or external business issues and recommends solutions/best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify solutions.
The PCA directly contributes to the development of new project controls and cost engineering concepts and techniques. Serves as a discipline lead for a core team. Responsible for approving work of other project controls staff. Routinely functions as a project controls lead for major projects, coordinating and managing the activities of other staff (e.g. cost estimators, schedulers, planning and financial controls (PFC) personnel). May assist in defining staff needs, developing selection criteria, and hiring personnel. Reviews staff progress and evaluates results. Pursues continual learning and self-development. Serves as spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to policies, plans and objectives. Provides technical direction and supervision to junior staff. Enhances technical/ professional skills of junior staff through mentoring and training. Provides leadership in identifying, promoting and developing new opportunities within PMO directorate.
Motor Abilities: Repetitive work-intermittent.
Special Senses: Visually demanding work, depth perception, audio alarms, ability to smell.Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, >8 hrs./day, overtime/irregular hours, working alone. Please Apply Before: December 10, 2018 (11:59 p.m., MST) Environmental, Safety and Health Statement Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.Other Information When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.INL Overview INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.