Project Controls Specialist III - Sr. (Nuc) - ECH

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 06/16/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 



*This position may be filled as a Project Controls Specialist III or Sr. based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *

Job Summary/Purpose:

Responsible for the cost control, management of change, and other project support functions and activities, as instructed by management. Creation, maintenance, updating and analysis of project man-hour/cost budgets versus actual and committed values, forecasted man-hours/costs at completion, management of change, cost forecasting, and issuing reports to the Project Team, Project Manager, and management as required.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Promotes safe behavior and adherence to the safety rules on the project. Leads the project team to establish leading indicators and proactive requirements while ensuring safety is considered in all aspects of project execution. 
  • Setting up the control systems for the project to record, maintain and report original and current budgets, pending/approved/rejected change orders and budget transfers, actual spend, estimate-to-complete, estimate-at-completion amounts, and their variances against control budgets, and work progress and productivity values.
  • Gathering, consolidating, producing, and incorporating into reports, all required cost,  management of change, progress and performance data and charts, and ensuring they are current and accurate, and issue reports as required and on-time.
  • Provides clear, timely and accurate project status reports for management.
  • Prepares reports and presentations to management. Prepares and issues status reports as needed.
  • Identifies, makes timely decisions and takes prompt action on project issues that could impact project performance. Promptly communicates issues to the next level of leadership that are outside the authority or capability to resolve. 
  • Coordinates with all functional departments as required to successfully execute the requirements of the applicable corporate standards and process, to achieve project budget and timeline, and interacts with Supply Chain to ensure timely project and contract information flows to the Project Managers.
  • Monitors contractor performance in the area of project safety, cost, quality of work, and compliance with contractual requirements.
  • Delivers projects with cost with certainty; manages and controls costs; manages risk by identifying and mitigating risks.


Minimum Requirements:

Minimum education required of the position:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline generally associated with business, finance, project management, engineering, technical, or equivalent.


Minimum experience required of the position:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Project Controls
  • Desired: Experience in an operating nuclear power plant environment construction, maintenance, operations, production, finance or equivalent.


Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

  • Basic understanding of Project Management or Project Controls concepts. Ability to apply computer attributes using spreadsheets, databases, and other computer software.


Certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position

  • Desired: PMP or AACE certification








Primary Location: Mississippi-Jackson
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107890
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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