Project Controls Specialist Sr

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 12/09/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

 

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the creation, maintenance, updating and analysis of resource loaded schedules for projects and programs within the Distribution Organization. The position is also responsible for ensuring all scheduling requirements are implemented and adhered to for ensuring all schedule-based needs for the appropriate level of management and oversight are met. Under the direction of the Manager of Project Controls, this position will be required to perform the following duties:

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Develop all fully resource loaded, project level schedules and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), integrated with all applicable vendors’ schedules in accordance with Entergy’s Project Delivery Standard (PDS), in alignment with Entergy’s Stage Gate Process and as consistent with project/program specific contract and scope requirements.

 

Establish, maintain and report baseline and current schedule status in efforts to communicate clear, accurate and objective project and program progress updates.

 

Ensure all major milestones and critical path activities are met as defined in the vendors’ contracts and in accordance with the project/program timeline commitments.

 

Perform schedule analytics and critical path management reviews to determine and communicate the quality and accuracy of the schedule.

 

Analyze and report anticipated and current schedule status for communication to proactively focus management’s attention of known or potential areas of concern or risk.

 

Work with the Project Manager, Project Controls Manager and applicable vendors to perform objective, metric and schedule driven Time Impact Analyses (TIA) for all Change Requests and/or modifications to the schedules in question.

 

Collaborates with the Project Manager, Project Controls Manager, Financial Analyst and applicable vendors for the alignment and forecasting of project financials based on actual cost and schedule performance as reflected in the project schedule.

 

Create and maintain the scheduling database for all schedule templates and historic/completed, proposed, and active schedules for all Distribution Organization projects and programs.

 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management/Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, a degree from an accredited four-year institution in a related field, or equivalent scheduling experience.

 

Minimum experience required of the position

Minimum 5 years of scheduling using Primavera Scheduling Software

Desired: 2 years of experience in the management and control of large utility capital projects with an EPC or Engineering firm.

 

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

SME Level of proficiency and extensive experience with Primavera Scheduling Software and other project management tools (level of proficiency and experience will determine Scheduler Level assignment). High degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and the remainder of the MS Office suite. Proficient - outstanding written and verbal skills including the ability to clearly and accurately communicate with any audience. Proven ability and moderate - vast experience with developing and producing various types of reports using the Primavera Scheduling Tool. Ability to work in a team environment and manage complex schedules involving multiple tasks. Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deliverables in a fast-paced environment. Ability to lead without authority and effectively manage conflict while driving to identify solutions.

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc., required for the position

Primavera P6 advanced training certification desirable. PMI-SP and/or PMP certification preferred.

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 109295
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
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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