Project Controls and Scheduling - Primavera P6 Specialist -

at Sargent & Lundy in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors. Our Core Values Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry. Quality-We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement. Accountability-Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect. Our People-We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding. Our Clients-We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication. Innovation-Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world. Meaningful Impact-We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live. Responsibilities WORK LOCATION: This position allows for a hybrid work schedule with a mix of work spent in office and working remote from home. This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your technical skills to meet project team and client needs for developing and maintaining project schedules and monitoring project performance. This work will include interfacing directly with project management, client management and site personnel for the development of detailed integrated schedules for the engineering, procurement and construction scopes of work associated with power generation and distribution projects. Using a variety of industry and proprietary software tools, including Primavera P6, and under the direction of the project lead, you will perform the following tasks:

+ Implement project controls tools and methodology

+ On an ongoing basis, develop and maintain detailed project schedules, including resource loading schedule activities

+ Generate resource projection curves and cost forecasts based on the resource loaded schedules

+ Assemble progress reports and supporting documentation to meet project team and client requirements

+ Analyze data and build reports to support project monitoring and decision making

+ Perform CPI/SPI calculations using earned value principles

+ Interface regularly with project management to support monitoring of cost performance

+ There is the potential for you to travel to client offices or plant site locations for project coordination meetings.

Qualifications We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position. Essential skills and experience:

+ Proficiency using Primavera P6 scheduling software, including resource loading experience

+ A minimum of 7 years of experience with project controls, project planning, project scheduling, and earned value performance, preferably within the power industry

+ Expertise with the practical application of project controls

+ Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a proven ability to interact and multitask with project team members, clients, and vendors of varying position levels.

+ Motivation: Eager to learn new skills and develop knowledge to add make a valuable impact to project team operation. Willing to engage with others to understand project team needs. Committed to deliver high quality, accurate deliverables with attention to detail.

+ Computer Skills: Working knowledge in MS Office tools, with emphasis on the advanced use of MS Excel and/or MS Access in creating detailed, interactive spreadsheets, workbooks, and databases.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

+ Bachelor of science degree from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background, preferably with an emphasis in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent experience

+ Experience using various conditional aggregation and lookup functions in MS Excel

+ PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestEngineering

TypeFull Time – Regular

Job ID2022-5565

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Job Posting: JC225678266

Posted On: Oct 07, 2022

Updated On: Feb 01, 2023

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