Power Engineers Program Controls Manager in Ft Worth, Texas
Program Controls Manager
Department:Power Delivery Program Controls Group
Program Controls Manager
POWER Engineers, Inc. provides program management services for our client’s major power delivery projects across North America and selected programs globally. POWER differentiates itself in the market by applying highly skilled and collaborative talent, processes and innovative technology adapted to each client’s program needs. Central to this is deployment of Programs Controls on our major projects and programs. We are seeking a talented Program Controls Manager to continue to evolve our Program Controls practice and effectively deploy controls on our major projects and programs. This position requires a team builder who is able to establish an industry leading program controls practice, and adapt this practice to each client’s specific requirements. The position will also have a highly visible role in talent acquisition, training and mentoring of a controls team to become highly effective in executing program control on each program. The position will require up to 50 percent travel, and the selected candidate may be able to be located in another POWER office outside of the posted location.
Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities
Develop and continuously improve an industry leading suite of program controls process, tools and templates
Participate with bid teams in presenting program controls qualifications, work planning and pricing
Establish industry leading program controls systems and tools to support program controls on major projects and programs.This includes cost, schedule monitoring and control systems and client financial systems to enable an efficient flow of data between systems.
Collaborate with technical teams in deployment of program management information system (PMIS) to rapidly establish a PMIS, controls interfaces and configuration to meet program requirements.
Develop work breakdown structure (WBS), in conjunction with program team with the appropriate level of detail, and project schedule templates to support program cost estimating, scope, schedule and cost integration.
Establish efficient project cost and schedule statusing, and cash flow forecast process & templates
Participate in recruitment of program controls staff, including interviewing, hiring, training, and coaching to ensure consistent performance of the program controls function.Conduct performance reviews and hold controls team accountable for performance of their responsibilities as appropriate.
Establish risk management protocols and procedures, prepares reports required for risk assessment and assess risk occurrence as it pertains to probability, budget and schedule
Participate with the program mobilization teams to assess program specific controls requirements, and establish program specific controls plans to achieve specified requirements (as part of Program Playbook)
Collaborate with the program management staff to establish program baseline scope, schedule and budgets.
Establish program and project-level reports on the key performance indices (KPI), content and format for project status reports, forecasts and client presentations
Solicit feedback from key stakeholders and identify lessons learned on specific programs controls deployments to continuously improve the program controls offering.
Work with engineering managers to assure the schedule represents the execution plan
Analyze contractor’s schedule submissions
Establish quality process to ensure consistent reporting of accurate information
Collaborative, team player
Strong client management skills
Highly effective communicator
Highly organized, attention to detail
Strong project controls; schedule and cost management background
Skilled in process development and implementation
Cost estimating process and systems
Document management process and systems
Scope and change management process
Project management processes
Deep knowledge of Oracle Primavera and related control software
Knowledgeable in control system interfaces with client financial (ERP) systems
Project portfolio management experience preferred
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or related degree
Fifteen (15) + years of construction schedule and cost management
Highly proficient in the Oracle Primavera Suite (P6 8.2, Unifier, Analytics, Team Member)
Knowledge and experience in CPM scheduling, earned value analysis and cost estimating
Experience in leading meetings with client, contractors, upper management and guide/mentor project controls staff
Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration preferred
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
Project or construction management experience preferred
Electrical utility experience preferred
At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.
Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.