About Ameren Transmission
Ameren Transmission Company is a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation dedicated to electric transmission infrastructure investment, expanding Ameren's already robust transmission system of more than 7,500 circuit miles of high-voltage transmission lines in Illinois and Missouri. We're focused on providing safe, reliable electricity and natural gas today, while developing even better ways to do that in the future. That's our focus - now, and for life.
About The Position
The Project Scheduler & Cost Controller will plan, schedule, organize, support, report on and manage schedule, resources and costs for Transmission projects. Primary role is to track and coordinate the progress of projects on a recurring basis to ensure the project is kept on track. Provide accurate and timely information to project management team that will help them to make informed decisions and take necessary actions to correct any possible adverse situations.
Key responsibilities include:
•Develop and maintain detailed, network-driven, resource-loaded schedules using Oracle Primavera. This includes development of a high-level milestone schedule during the planning stage of lifecycle and, then upon execution of a project, a more detailed project schedule including elements of planning, design, permitting, procurement, construction and closeout.
•Analyze change requests and implement into the baseline plan if approved.
•Conduct routine schedule status updates.
•Conduct routine cost/schedule analysis and reporting to ensure successful completion of project. This may consist of baseline variance analysis, earned value analysis, float analysis, critical path impact, milestone reviews, trend analysis, invoice summary, look ahead indication, delinquency reports and narrative summaries.
•Conduct construction site visits to verify status, as needed, for major projects.
•Assist with developing project budgets and updating forecasts/cash flows on a monthly basis.
•Issue and maintain service requisitions.
•Verify/Approve Contractor invoices.
•Ensure completion of purchase orders, receipts, contracts, service agreements and/or other business requirements relating to cost and schedule control.
•Attend and participate in project status review meetings.
•Monitor and enforce standards, policies and procedures established by Transmission, Ameren Corporation and regulatory entities.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business-related discipline (Business, Construction Management, Finance, Accounting, etc.) from an accredited University required. Relevant experience in project management or project scheduling and controls preferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
Experience with Microsoft Office Applications and schedule software, such as Primavera, is preferred. Effective oral and written communication skills, the ability to adapt to multiple requests/tasks, and the ability to work in a team environment are required.
The Project Scheduler & Cost Controller works during normal business hours in an office environment. Occasional travel will be required and will typically be within the Ameren service territory.
Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.