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Project Controls Specialist - Primavera P6, Utility construction

Location: Portland, OR
Job # 10894588
Date Posted: 04-20-2018
Mavensoft is looking for Project Controls Specialist - Primavera P6, Utility construction in Portland, Oregon for 8  months contract. If you are interested and meet below requirements please email or apply online for immediate considerations with your salary expectations.  Thank you for your time.
Job Title:  Project Controls Specialist - Primavera P6, Utility construction
Location:  Portland, Oregon
Duration:  8 months 
Skills: Primavera P6, Excel, Utility construction experience, safe driving record, Microsoft Project, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, PowerPlan program,  project cost control,  project management lifecycle
Brief Job Description:
  • The Project Control Specialist develops, implements, maintains, and enhances project controls for the Company's medium to large Generation, Transmission and Distribution projects and programs.
  • This position implements these controls effectively and in an economical manner to achieve the desired outcome, and ensures compliance with regulatory and PGE requirements.
  • This position is responsible for coordinating and communicating with various PGE departments and groups, and outside contractors/vendors as required, ensuring scheduling, cost control, regulatory, reporting, and other project requirements are met.
  • This position is expected to support multiple projects that may require frequent travel to construction jobsites and other PGE facilities.
Short description of the project:
  • This position would support multiple projects under the Generation, Transmission, and Distribution PMO. All of the projects are construction related.
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field plus five years of applicable experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Utility construction experience highly preferred.
  • Valid driver's license, safe driving record, and ability to drive long distances to construction jobsites
  • Proficient knowledge in developing/updating schedules, resource projections, and cash flows and the use of Primavera P6 and Excel software.
  • Working knowledge and skill in project management/project controls principles, techniques, methods and standards. Special emphasis in the effective use of scheduling on medium to large construction projects and programs.
  • Working knowledge of construction estimating, project risk management, project scope control and project communication management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint software
  • Working knowledge of PowerPlan program
  • Thorough knowledge of principles, concepts and methods used in Generation and T&D substation engineering, construction and maintenance
  • Thorough knowledge of utility accounting, procurement, and budgeting
  • Advanced skills in analytical thinking, problems solving and reasoning.
  • Intermediate skills in making decisions and exercising judgment.
  • Advanced skills in interpersonal relations, including conflict competence, building relationships, and influence without authority.
  • Advanced skills in oral and written communication, including writing reports.
  • Intermediate skills in facilitating meetings and representing one's own work group in various settings
  • Intermediate skills in collaboration, building relationships and setting mutual goals with other departments and organizations.
  • Intermediate skills in root cause identification and analysis
Preferred job skills:
  • Experience in project scheduling (Primavera P6 preferred, MS Project), experience in project cost control, and project management lifecycle knowledge.
Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
  • Same as listed requirements
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