Manager, Project Controls

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 



The Manager, Project Controls Support is individual contributing subject manager expert that would support managing, training, and maintaining Project Management and Controls processes, procedures, and best practices over a couple billion-dollar capital project portfolio in a matrixed environment.  Will provide support Project Management and Controls practices of all stages of capital project development and execution for major projects across T&D, Generation, and renewable functions which would include planning, design, permitting, construction and start-up.  Works with teams to ensure comprehensive project management practices are implemented on Entergy projects in a matrix organization and helps train, develop, evaluate project needs to ensure robust cost and schedule management and achieve business goals on time and to budget.


  • Aids in training, supports implementation of all Project Management Standards in the area of cost, schedule, scope, estimating, WBS, risk and issues management.
  • Provides support and training over Entergy’s SGP, Standards, guidelines, tools and templates by which large, complex projects will be developed and executed at Entergy.
  • Aids in evaluations on training on comprehensive project management and controls needs and helps advise on capabilities and practices are implemented, trained and utilized on Entergy projects.
  • Supports teams to ensure projects have cost, schedule, scope and risk controls implemented in accordance with Project Management and Controls Standards and is in line with the requirements of Entergy’s SGP for large, small and multiple programs of Projects.
  • Works with teams on contract agreements that reflect project management and controls requirements and implement in line with those requirements.
  • Provides project management and controls support, training, and guidance to project teams as needed. 
  • Provides subject matter expertise (SME) in the various disciplines of project management and control; maintains ownership for the development and continuous improvement of policies, standards, and guides that standardize and optimize project delivery.  This would include resource planning and evaluation, process creation and workflows, project related training, knowledge sharing and development.

Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 7 years project controls experience for projects in the utility sector.
  • Desired:
    • Experience in both Owner and Contractor roles.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Expert knowledge of the fundamentals of scheduling, cost control, and risk management.
  • Superior knowledge of scheduling software packages and related analytics.
  • Superior skills with spreadsheet based analytics.
  • Knowledge of project and construction management fundamentals.
  • Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Desired: 
    • Individual should have strong knowledge in Project cost controls and cost engineering and should have 3 + years of field experience on Mega Projects of $200M and greater.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • Desired:
    • PMP Certification.




Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107643
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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