HNTB Project Controls Specialist in New York, New York

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The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a Project Controls Specialist in our NYC field office location.

Job Summary

Under moderate supervision, performs scheduling assignments requiring knowledge of scheduling principles. Builds and maintains schedules for projects. Monitors and reports on status, analyzing schedules and associated changes for key risk areas and milestones impact. Generally works on the mid-sized projects or may work under guidance on larger more complex projects.

Essential Responsibility

  • Develops moderately complex schedules. Maintains project schedules including progress updates. Revises forecasts and evaluates impact of delay. Communicates status of schedule and key risk areas to members of project management team.

  • Performs schedule analysis to include critical activities, risk areas, key milestones and significant changes to schedule. Develops “what if” scenarios to explore alternate sequencing in order to mitigate or avoid schedule delays.

  • Prepares reporting from schedules including EVA analysis, integration of cost & schedule.

  • Performs contemporaneous schedule analysis.

  • Performs detailed review of contractor schedule submittals, including baseline and progress updates.

  • Researches project documentation relating to claim data, including project correspondence and inspection diaries.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Maintain, manage and update projects schedules in Oracle Primavera P6 on a monthly basis or as needed in concert with the project management team.

  • Maintain proper project and activity codes in the Primavera Systems

  • Review project status periodically and identify schedule/cost variance.

  • Perform project/program/portfolio cost and schedule analysis.

  • Prepare monthly progress/variance reports and assist in preparation of executive level summary reports

  • Support in capital planning prioritization.

  • Conduct analysis spending and forecasting, evaluate and report on project progress and performance.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or Business

2 years related experience

In lieu of education, 6 years project controls experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of project controls/management experience.

  • Bachelors of Science degree in an engineering, accounting, economic or business administration discipline from an accredited college or university.

  • Experience in the area of project controls on medium to large-scale projects in Aviation, Rail, Highways/Roadways, Bridges or Buildings and Utility industries.

  • Expert, hands-on knowledge of Primavera (Oracles Project Management Software).

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Thorough understanding of project control concepts, processes and procedures,

including project cost control and reporting, project scheduling, project performance reporting, development of project work breakdown structures and reporting on project variances from approved plan.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively, utilizing limited resources to achieve complex goals.

  • Clear Understanding of the principles, methods and tools for developing scheduling, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring cost and performance.

  • Experience in managing and influencing diverse work groups and project teams.

  • Demonstrated customer service, decision-making, problem solving, negotiations and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of capital planning and assessment, cost-benefit analysis, planning and evaluation, and risk management protocols.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to present findings to management and stakeholders.

  • Proven ability to work effectively within groups and to complete assigned tasks independently.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from Project Management Institute is desirable.

  • LI-AS

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate. “EEO is the Law” Poster “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement* HNTB Job Title* Scheduler II

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Project Controls