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Project Scheduler & Cost Specialist

Company: K&A Engineering Consulting, P.C.
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Project Scheduler & Cost Specialist FLSA: ExemptReports To: DG Program- Operations Team Location: Portland Maine
K&A Engineering Consulting - Portland, Maine is a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection, and collaboration, and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in our industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of. Our company has earned its reputation through challenging work, uncompromising precision, and continuous learning and adapting.We strongly believe in building long-lasting relationships with our clients and our employees. We love what we do, and our goal is to have the happiest clients and employees in the industry. We deliver a reliable and innovative range of services for dozens of projects around the country. The company's team members are passionate about engineering, infrastructure, and design, and understand our clients' business needs and objectives. Job Overview:
Due to Company growth, we are actively seeking an experienced Project Scheduler & Cost Specialist to join our Renewables team in Portland, Maine. Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Active member of PMO Cost Engineering - Major Projects Organization and acting as Project Cost Engineer on major capital programs that could include substation, transmission, and distribution related projects and other emergent projects
  • Consult with customers, attend status meetings, engage with people in other organizations
  • Analyze cost and schedule information to generate timely reports (addressing project controls, project planning, scheduling and budgeting, commitment analysis, change orders)
  • Processing, forecasting, trends, and estimating in support of electrical transmission and distribution or other large construction projects
  • Lead implementation of project controls best practices and process improvement to ensure department-wide consistency, enhance communication, and improve client satisfaction
  • Lead any corporate and/or program-wide process and/or quality improvement initiatives including but not limited to efforts in; SAP Release 3, P6/Contract Manager System, and Change Management Process
  • Lead the preparation of cost data for use in the Yellow Book, General Rate Cases, Long Term Planning, and Corporate Goals
  • Respond to cost or schedule data requests from internal or external organizations
  • As a Scheduler Lead: Develop, monitor, and update integrated project plans and resource and cost-loaded
  • CPM schedules and Work Breakdown Structures using Primavera 6; Monitor, assess, and report progress and impacts to the critical path. Prepare schedule reports and other analytics as required
    Qualifications and Required Skills:
    • A four-year college degree is preferred, major in Business Administration, Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent technical discipline
    • Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Construction Management, or related technical discipline with any AACE or PMI Certification Credential is highly preferred.
    • Must have strong Scheduling & Cost Experience
    • Proficient in Visio and Scheduling/Cost Management software (i.e., Primavera and Contract Manager)
    • Proficient in Microsoft applications (i.e., Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint
    • SAP Experience Preferred
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and be able to present complex, technical information in simple, non-technical terms
    • Must be a Maine resident or able to relocate to Maine
      K&A Engineering Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) including disability/ vets. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: K&A Engineering Consulting, P.C., Portland , Project Scheduler & Cost Specialist, Other , Portland, Maine

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