Overview: Metropolitan's Engineering Services Group has two (2) openings for a Senior Project Controls Specialist in the Project Controls Team of the Capital Program Management Unit. This position is at our Los Angeles headquarters located at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, CA
This is the advanced journey level position performing a variety of complex analytical and technical duties including scheduling, budgeting, cost analysis and monitoring for a variety of engineering projects. This position will provide technical Primavera scheduling expertise; assist project managers in the development of project authorization documents and budgets for management approval; conduct internal program/project reviews for compliance with project controls standards and processes; support development of internal audit responses; analyze financial and other statistical data to forecast expenditures and resources.
The successful candidate will act as the project controls lead on a wide range of projects. On a part time and/or rotational basis, will be responsible for maintaining and overseeing the Primavera (P6) master schedule for over +350 projects. Ensure schedule/progress management and reporting is in place, accurate, and provided in a timely manner. Develop, enter and maintain Primavera schedule data including project budgets, resources, roles, and the Work Breakdown Structure to ensure data is converted and formatted correctly within project schedules. Collect and analyze project financial data and assist management with resource forecast planning for the Capital Investment Plan. Participate in the development, documentation, and implementation of project controls policies and procedures. Research and analyze project financial data, and prepare reports and documents for management. Work directly with project managers in support of their project controls needs.
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EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and six years of relevant experience.
Relevant Experience is defined as: experience in project controls of which 4 years must be using Primavera application.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent that allows you to drive during your employment.
Internal Number: 2019-1379
About The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a regional wholesaler that provides water for 26 member public agencies to deliver - either directly or through their sub-agencies - to nearly 19 million people living in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.
To supply its service area with reliable and safe water, Metropolitan owns and operates an extensive water system including: the Colorado River Aqueduct, 16 hydroelectric facilities, nine reservoirs, 819 miles of large-scale pipes and five water treatment plants. Four of these treatment plants are among the 10 largest plants in the world. In fact, Metropolitan is the largest distributor of treated drinking water in the United States. The District imports water from the Feather River in Northern California and the Colorado River to supplement local supplies. It also helps its member agencies develop water recycling, storage and other local resource programs to provide additional supplies and conservation programs to reduce regional demands.