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Zen Consulting is currently looking for entry level Project Specialist in change management and mid-senior level Project Controls Engineers in areas of scheduling and cost. The successful candidate should be passionate to work in ever-changing, fast growing, and technical environment. If you feel you qualify and interested, please apply below or send your resume to careers@zenconsultants.net

Zen Consulting Services is an AA/EEO/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

PROJECT CONTROLS ANALYST – COST

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SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understands and applies engineering, procurement, and construction terminology, concepts, and relationships
  • Perform cost-to-complete analysis for all cost elements within a project taking into consideration staffing plans, contract commitments, and expenditures to date, change orders and trends.
  • Attend project meetings to provide Management with current financial information and trend log regarding potential impacts to project budget or forecast.
  • Provide progress reporting documents and briefing materials as required. Develop creative reporting tools to communicate complex project sequencing and/or progress assessments.
  • Analyze bid award values against current budget and prepare reconciliations to include in the current forecast at completion.
  • Update project and contract commitments, reconcile and analyze actual expenditures, create budget transfers, monitor trend status and maintain continuity of project and financial WBS structure
  • Work with cross functional teams including engineering, construction, environmental, permitting, and lead project meetings, and implement project plans.
  • Participate in design review meetings, review IFC job packages, job walk downs, coordinate with GC/Construction managers to track and plan resources.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3- to 5-years cost engineering experience with 1- to 3-years in direct support of an active construction projects
  • Demonstrated experience managing and reporting the cost components of large-scale, complex projects; including developing and managing a progress reporting methodology for a complicated design effort. Experience with Design-Build and Construction Management at Risk delivery methods is desirable.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a large-scale cost reporting system is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction program and the ability to communicate progress to both technical- and management-level personnel.
  • Ability to work with others, a self-starter with results-driven focus.

 

PROJECT CONTROLS ANALYST – P6 SCHEDULER

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SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create the CPM project baseline schedule with the entire project team
    Develop and analyze man-hour resources, equipment resources and cost loaded, time-phased schedules
  • Prepare detailed plans and time scaled charts and diagrams
  • Monitor project progress against an established baseline
  • Provide impact analysis of schedule changes, identify schedule variances and opportunities and proactively develop mitigation strategies for the Project Management team
  • Review third-party design and/or construction schedules and provide written comments.
  • Develop creative reporting tools to communicate complex project sequencing and/or progress assessments.
    Responsible for promptly reporting schedule slippages or other variance

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or any related field.
    2 to 4-years scheduling or project controls experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in scheduling the design and construction of large-scale, complex projects
  • Experience with Design-Build and Construction Management at Risk delivery methods is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand a demanding, technical and complicated construction program; and the ability to communicate progress and issues to a technical- and management-level audience.
  • Demonstrated experience with Primavera Project Planner v 6.0 or higher.
  • Ability to work with others, a self-starter with results-driven focus.
  • Proven accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment.
  • Demonstrated success on the job, as evidenced by satisfactory performance, acceptance of responsibility and growth in previous position.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex issues to a non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrate experience with schedule analysis software.