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Sr Project Controls Specialist - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA - EXPIRED

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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Metropolitan's Engineering Services Group has one (1) opening 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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To view the full job description click here: Senior Project Controls Specialist

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.

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent that allows you to drive during your employment.

15% Job Preparation (experience & training relevant to the position)
50% Technical Skills and Knowledge of: Primavera P6 scheduling software
10% Project Management, Organization
10% Oral Communication Skills
15% Interpersonal Skills

100% Total

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• On-site fitness center

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).