Project Controls Analyst in Richland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/25/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Richland, WA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT’s client is looking for a Project Controls Analyst.

This is a part-time, long-term contract position in Richland, WA. This is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contract/temporary and direct hire placements and support many of the top-rated IT companies in the US!

As a Project Controls Analyst for our Client’s project, the individual will be providing project controls support to the A+ Project Management Team. This individual will work closely with the project management team to maintain the project schedule, resource allocation management, critical path management and earned value calculations.

Principal Tasks:

  • Support Project Management Team with project performance management through the use of EVMS tools
  • Coordinate with project leads to status schedule, review critical path and report percent complete
  • Prepares and maintains project reporting documents
  • Teams with technical staff, project leads and managers to make recommendations to key decision makers within the scope of project controls
  • Researches, assembles, and evaluates project information or data and recommends sound, practical solutions to project related issues
  • Analyzes, compiles, and presents project specific data from a variety of sources to meet on demand needs
  • Set-up and maintain project baseline documentation: definition, plans, WBS dictionary, resource loaded schedule
  • Set-up and maintain any special project change control logs

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years minimum experience required in Project Controls working with Microsoft Project
  • Knowledge of or experience with project management best practices and principles
  • Knowledge of or experience with project controls practices or principles, including WBS development, duration management, schedule logic and dependencies, critical path analysis, change control, EVMS, status reporting, and what-if analysis 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including excel proficiency
  • MS Project expertise required. Ability to maintain and status schedules as needed
  • The candidate must have excellent organizational skills, a high level of initiative, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment and maintain a professional demeanor
  • Must have an aptitude and enthusiasm to learn new skills, and to assist and train others
  • Must have proactive approach to work quality and completion
  • Must be safety oriented
  • Must have a valid driver’s license at the time of employment and be able to maintain it throughout the course of employment
  • Must be able to travel at least once per quarter, by air

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management or related field
  • Experience in an academic or laboratory setting

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors.

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Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements.  Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.  We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.  We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.