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Project Controls Analyst

Job ID JR100998 Date posted 03/04/2024

Position Overview:

Candidate will report to the Project Controls Manager or to a Senior staff within the Project Management Center (PMC) and will implement cost and schedule project planning and control functions for large/ complex scientific projects and smaller Research and Development projects.  The project management/controls experience should be for the lifecycle of a project, from initiation stages, through execution and closeout phase of a project. Selected candidate will draw upon an advanced understanding of project scheduling and cost estimating methods, project controls principles, and hands-on experience with Primavera to successfully develop schedule, manage work, resources, and dollars using project controls tools.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement all aspects of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS), which consists of developing a fully integrated resource loaded schedule in Primavera P6.

  • Assist and support technical management in developing resource requirements to support the development of the project cost estimate.

  • Analysis of the project schedule using critical path methodology and project metrics

  • Implement changes to the schedule baseline.

  • Generate performance measurement monthly reports for the management team.

  • Analyzing and reporting/ presenting project data to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Support the deployment of new techniques and project management tools.

  • Advise project managers/ control account managers on project performance analysis and corrective actions.

  • Support proposal preparation, procedure development and Project Management training/ coaching of project team members.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, Engineering, Project Management or equivalent in a related discipline or equivalent experience, generally on the basis of 2:1 (experience: college) years.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of professional cost/scheduling experience 

  • Working knowledge of cost estimating, budgeting, and control

  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management System processes and requirements.

  • Must be highly proficient in Primavera P6 software.

  • Proficiency in scheduling theory, techniques, and methodologies

  • Proficiency in project management principles.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Project

  • Solid analytical and reasoning skills, and proven ability to develop solutions to complex problems.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

  • Demonstrated oral communication skills with public speaking experience.

  • Must be a self-starter, a team player, willing to take initiative and able to perform independently.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Master’s degree

  • Professional Certifications such as PMP, RMP, SP, EVP etc.

  • Experience in a DOE project environment.

  • Experience with Cobra or similar EVMS software.

Other Information:

The work will be based at BNL, or domestically in the US subject to an approved remote work agreement.

Visa sponsorship for this position is not available.

Brookhaven Laboratory is committed to providing fair, equitable and competitive compensation. The full salary range for this position is $109,750 - $175,600 / year. Salary offers will be commensurate with the final candidate's qualification, education and experience and considered with the internal peer group.

Brookhaven employees are subject to restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation at the time of hire for review by Brookhaven. The full text of the Order may be found at:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Brookhaven Science Associates is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. BSA takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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