Project Analyst

Automation and Control Strategies (ACS Pro Staffing)

Location: Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
Type: Contract
Job #7288
Salary: $46.37 Per Hour
Overview:
ACS Professional Staffing is looking for an employee to work on-site with our client. The Project Analyst position supports the Nuclear Development project and team by providing Schedule and cost development, analysis, reporting, and communications as part of the Nuclear Development organization and plays a critical role in project monitoring, risk identification, and accurate costing. This full-time position is located in Richland, WA.
Pay range: $46.37 – $70.54
Benefits:
Sick Leave: 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked (sick leave can be used after 90 days of employment) EAP: Employee Assistance Program Benefit Options: Medical, HSA, Group Life/AD&D, Voluntary Life/AD&D, Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Voluntary Long-Term Disability, Voluntary Critical Illness, Voluntary Accident, 401k (eligible after 1 year and 1,000 hours worked – employer match up to 4%) Other benefits include the following: Calm App, Access Perks, Brio Health
Responsibilities:
Assist with development of project scope, and work with assigned project teams. Analyze schedule deviations to identify and report on activities with potential impact on cost/schedule. Evaluate real-time cost data to determine the status and financial condition of a project. Evaluate and provide recommendations for corrective actions to mitigate cost/schedule overruns. Develop reports for project personnel and management, providing updates on the financial health of the project and projected changes in scope/funding requirements as they develop. Track changes to projected and actual project budgets, record needed and potential budget impacts in the appropriate software, and communicate budget impacts to the Nuclear Development team and Corporate Finance. Review schedule data to ensure the correct scope of work is reflected on all schedules. Provide schedule metrics and earned value reporting. Process journal entries into the financial system to accrue for completed but not invoiced work, and to transfer any identified mischarges to the correct project/work order. Enter data into various databases either through direct entry or the translation of electronic data prepared by client organizations. Ensure adequate configuration control of the data during the project approval process and project execution. Independently perform consistency reviews and provide and resolve findings for projects/schedules.
Requirements:
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in a project controls/project management position in an industrial environment. OR an AA degree and 7 years of project controls/project management experience. OR a High School diploma or GED and 9 years of project controls/project management experience in lieu of degree. Experience in the Utility Industry. Experience in process improvement. General knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Formal training on Primavera P6 or another project management system is required. Proficient in Microsoft, Excel, Project, Word, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Primavera P6. Working knowledge of professional project management principles. Knowledge of project reporting and cost analysis of project information. Administration and time management skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Written and oral communication and presentation skills. Strong teamwork skills. Strong analytical, mathematical, and checking skills. Ability to establish goals, set priorities, and maintain an awareness of interrelationships among activities. Strong keyboarding and organizing skills. Ability to work independently.
Work sponsorship is not available at this time. Third-party candidates will not be considered for this position.
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