Project Controls Specialist I

Position Overview

Under direct supervision, performs Project Controls job functions as assigned by management.  Typical job responsibilities are to assist and support management in ensuring proper control, tracking and cost accounting for project cost and work scope alignment with the approved project Work Breakdown Structure and coding.  The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

Maintains familiarity with Project Controls terminology, departmental work processes and procedures, to include the general principles and concepts of cost engineering / cost accounting / estimating / scheduling and earned value management systems
Understands the Work Breakdown Structure and its function and operation on the project
Collects data, inputs updates and produces basic cost/scheduling management reports. Requires accuracy in gathering data. Maintains orderly records to ensure the integrity of system data
Takes responsibility for ensuring accuracy and completeness of all data and work produced
Prepares purchase requisitions for material and subcontracts, prepare baseline change proposal , and  cost transfers/adjustments
Assists with accumulation of data to calculate margins and fee elements within specific contractual conditions. Records data in systems and cost reports
Records data in various systems and generate cost and labor reports
Performs cost reconciliation for cost reporting systems
Gathers, enters and reviews budget, cost and earned value data
Interfaces with internal and external clients, auditors, vendors and other company personnel as required
Prepares presentations for project reviews, client reviews, management reviews, etc.
Reviews expenditures and commitment detail for purchase orders and subcontracts to develop cost accruals
Reviews cost for compliance with the contract, as well as conformance with company policies, procedures
Ensures that all work performed adheres to prime contract terms and company policies and procedures, and client orders and guides
Provides and collects historical information
Perform duties of general/routine complexity in nature
Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 1 year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Typical experience ranges from 1 - 4 years.

Strong PC skills to include Microsoft software; automated accounting and cost management systems

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Understands the fundamental concepts of Project Controls, Cost Engineering, Scheduling and Estimating

DOE “L” or “Q” clearance or ability to obtain a DOE “L” or “Q” clearance

Working Conditions

Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities or industrial field environments). May also work at off-project sites representing the organization at various types of locations throughout the community for business purposes. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.

In some cases radiological training may be required.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.