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Project Control Engineer

Company: Action Technology, Inc.
Location: Richland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Client is designing, constructing, and commissioning the worlds largest radioactive waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy. -The project is the largest undertaking of its kind and one of DOEs most technically challenging cleanup projects. Its construction spans 65 acres (26 hectares) with four major nuclear facilities Pretreatment, Low-Activity Waste Vitrification, High-Level Waste Vitrification and Analytical Laboratory as well as operations and maintenance buildings, utilities, other support facilities.
This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Selected applicant needs to be able and willing to work weekends as needed. Applicant needs to be able and willing to work night shift (5:30pm to 4:00am) and weekends as needed.


The following duties may be performed with respect to Cost Analysis and Control activities:

  • Assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, cost coding, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports.
  • Performs performance monitoring and control functions for specific applications.
  • Determines scope definition requirements for a discipline or other specialty and works with Area/Functional support personnel and other sources to coordinate the production of required data to conform to the overall estimate preparation plan.
  • Performs cost data analysis and development.
  • Coordinates quantity estimates for trends/baseline change proposals.
  • Assists in developing specific project control accounts and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions. This includes training in the proper use and definitions for the cost accounts.

    The following duties may be performed with respect to Scheduling activities:

    • Identifies scope of schedule activities. Determines schedule dates for work activities within a discipline area or specialty. Determines milestones to support project schedule.
    • Works with Area/Functional personnel to coordinate work sequences with the total project plan. Conforms work sequence and activity durations per projects execution plan for a specific discipline or specialty. Determines inter-discipline constraints or interfaces that define activity sequences.
    • Assists discipline groups in determining what information is required from other disciplines to support schedule activities and how to interface with the assigned discipline or specialty.
    • Provides schedule knowledge on a continuous basis to assist in discipline planning and interfacing with others.
    • Performs schedule monitoring, including identifying critical activities and updating functions for specific applications, disciplines, or specialties. Assists in the development of requirements for updating and monitoring the schedule.

      Basic Qualifications:

      • Grade 24: Bachelors degree from an accredited university and at least 3 years of professional experience, or in lieu of a degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 9 years of professional experience.
      • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical (if located at the construction site), and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
      • Upon reporting, must be able to complete and pass a medical evaluation for badging purposes. Must have full mobility, be able to walk on uneven or broken surfaces (rocks, gravel, etc.). The examination includes, but is not limited to ability to pass blood pressure test, able to bend, twist, pull, push, climb, and lift more than 20 lbs.
      • Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the site.
      • Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

        Minimum Qualifications:

        • Skilled in oral and written communication.
        • Proficient in software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

          Preferred Qualifications:

          • Demonstrates intermediate level understanding of Project Controls general technical skills.
          • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
          • Proficiency in cost processor and/or scheduling software applications (Cobra, EcoSys, Primavera, etc.)
          • Prior Earned Value Management System experience on an Engineering, Procurement Construction job.
          • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.
          • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
          • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.

            In accordance with Client's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement.

Keywords: Action Technology, Inc., Richland , Project Control Engineer, Engineering , Richland, Washington

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