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Project Controls Analyst

Job Information Job Title: Project Controls Analyst
Grade: 190 / 200
Org: Project Controls
Work Location: Site (ATR - 4x10s schedule)
Mission/Vision Statement Empowering the Nation's Energy Future Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure. Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.Responsibilities Idaho National Laboratory is seeking a Project Controls Analyst (PCA).

This position is a recognized Project Controls Analyst who is knowledgeable of cost engineering techniques within the organization, Laboratory, DOE complex and industry. It requires specialized depth and/or breadth of project controls expertise. It interprets internal or external business issues and recommends solutions/best practices.

The PCA will be responsible to provide Project Controls Analysis support in completion of 5-Year Strategy (5YS) projects, activities, and procurements at ATR.

The PCA has a complete understanding and application of project controls principles, concepts, and practices. Routinely serves as a project controls professional as well as contributing as a team member. Leads project controls efforts on small projects and/or major project tasks. Manages multiple tasks or projects of increasing scope and risk with increasing competency. Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity. Works with limited supervision, conferring with supervisor on unusual matters. Effectively manages work by providing guidance and direction to other staff. Represents the organization on projects/programs. Interacts with senior personnel on significant matters requiring coordination across organizational lines. Provides direction to junior staff. Enhances technical/ professional skills of junior staff through mentoring and training. Contributes to achieving organization business objectives. Provides leadership in identifying, promoting and developing new opportunities within Business Management-PMO directorate.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:

- Working closely with Plant and Project Engineering Management (P&PE), Project Managers, Project Schedulers, and Project Engineers on defining project scope/requirements, adhering to capital asset compliance and procedures, development of work breakdown structures (WBS), identification and mitigation of risks, submitting cost estimates and funding determinations, determining and implementing scope, schedule, and budget baselines, updating project status, monitoring variances, trending performance, contract management, and determining corrective actions as necessary.

- Conduct/assist with project status review meetings.

- Assist with the compilation of Project Summary Status Reports and with the monthly ATR Project Review meeting.

- Maintain working knowledge to be 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. This involves having the ability to analyze project data and provide areas of concern and forecasting analysis that will assist project management to effectively manage the project. This involves ensuring INL Managers are aware of previous, current and future changes to work that can/will change the desired outcome of the work.

- Working with ATR project managers in maintaining earned value management compliance and INL project management-project controls values and standards pertaining to assigned projects.

Baccalaureate degree plus 3-5 years’ experience, or Advanced Degree plus 1-3 years’ experience is required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain an active DOE "L" clearance.

Earned Value Management System experience.
Experience in performing, monitoring, or reviewing cost engineering functions, which include cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis, in the field and office.
Knowledge in the use of computers for executing work processes.
Proficiency in using PC operating systems and several basic software applications i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Skilled in oral and written communication.
Expert knowledge of aspects of Project Control scope, services, deliverables, customer needs, tools/systems, and processes and requirements.
Project Controls experience with DOE 413.3 projects and requirements.
Detailed working knowledge of Primavera P6, Acumen Fuse, and COBRA. Proficiency in P6 and scheduling expertise is preferred.
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. Selective Service Requirements To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see Job Functions Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

Motor Abilities: Fine motor control (hands), 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. Certifications: TDP/ATR, Testing Designated Position (TDP) 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.
The Idaho Falls Area Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit and Employment Opportunity Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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