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Sr. Project Control Specialist Job

Job Grade: Q
Hierarchy:  No - We can only hire at the posted level 
Union Position: Non-Bargaining



This position is responsible for developing and promoting department standards for project controls practices. Advises and assists in the initial development of project control methods for large projects including work breakdown structure, accounting, scheduling, estimating, and reporting. Provides direction to various project personnel and project controls specialists as needed to prepare project schedules, project tracking methods, Cost Activity Reports and project metrics for effective project management.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Provides training for project personnel regarding project controls and its function within the overall six step project management process. Provides direction to less experienced project controls personnel to plan and schedule assigned projects.
  • Assists Project Managers and other personnel in preparing project related reports, schedules, and cost analysis. Initial setup of large projects for all aspects of project controls. Promotes the Project Office concept and communicates and establishes the Project Controls function within the Project Office.
  • Maintains a thorough, current knowledge of new and innovative techniques in the project planning, scheduling, and cost estimating fields. Represents the department in meetings and in efforts to promote standard project practices throughout the business area.
  • Provides ongoing support for the optimal performance of the Online Project Management System. Demonstrates super user capabilities with the Online Project Management System
  • Provides detailed tracking and reporting of project control metrics including Earned Value, Cost Performance Index, Schedule Performance Index, project costs to date, cost variance, schedule variance and resource allocation and utilization. Performs resource leveling analyses as required.
  • Establishes Work Breakdown Structure standards in conjunction with Sr. Specialist, Project Cost Controls. Provides project controls individual and group training.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university (6 years experience in a related field may substitute for the degree)
  • 10 years experience related to project control
  • Knowledge of overall project control, estimating, and reporting methods
  • Working knowledge scheduling and cost control for application in project cost estimating, organization, and control
  • Knowledge of project planning, scheduling, and monitoring/control methods and practices.Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite and scheduling tools

  • Experience with software tool development for project management




Competency Band:

  • Accountability
  • Customer and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Job and Business Expertise
  • Operational Excellence
  • Relationship Focused


Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - St Paul
Organization: Operations
Department:  68104:Gas Contracting XES
Schedule: Full-Time

Non-Union jobs will be posted internally for a minimum of 5 business days, after 5 days the job may be unposted at any time.

Union jobs will be posted based on the union agreement.

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $79,000 to $113,000 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave


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Recruiter: Lea M Felty
Hiring Manager: Erik G Kopier

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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