Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)Engineering Division has an immediate opening for an experienced Project Planning & Controls Analyst
TheEngineering Divisionat Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) offers an opportunity to provide project controls support for scientific and capital/infrastructure projects across LBNL. This position is best suited for an individual with a balance of excellent interpersonal/ relationship building skills and strong analytical skills, as well as advanced experience with scheduling and EVM software and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The ability to quickly learn unique responsibilities associated with diverse scientific and capital/infrastructure projects, as well as proven, effective and efficient organizational skills are essential for success in this position. The analyst is a member of the Engineering Division's Project Controls Engineering Department
This position will be filled at a level 2 or 3 dependent on experience. This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs; and skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate
What You Will Do:
Responsible for the planning and controls functions of large and complex projects with moderate performance risk
Identifies internal and external factors that could impact project objectives
Independently formulates and recommends corrective actions to PMs and PIs such as schedule revisions, funds allocations, and staffing levels
Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments
Works independently to prepare and coordinate project scheduling, budgeting, scope, control, and reporting documentation
Develops reports and presentations including those required for DOE Project Reviews
Typically represents planning and controls aspects to review committee members
Develops resolution to complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors
Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria needed to obtain results
Interacts with senior internal and external personnel
Works independently to provide tactical project planning and controls solutions
Represents project controls and planning to IPR panels
May serve on other DOE Project Review committees.
Provide support to the LBNL Project Management Office (PMO) in the areas of policy development and enhancement.
Assist in the development and delivery of training material to project teams across the institution.
Additional Responsibilities as needed:
May supervise one or more project controls analysts.
What is Required:
Bachelors/advanced degree in a related field or commensurate experience and at least 2 years education and/or related experience in the planning and control of projects of limited to moderate complexity.
At least 5 years' experience in project planning and controls of moderate to large projects.
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
Skilled professional that is seasoned and experienced with a full understanding of the operational functions of the project
Substantial experience with scheduling, budgeting, tracking and coordinating cross- function or cross-division activities
Demonstrated ability to apply Project Management/Controls standards to complex projects that may involve multiple and diverse collaborators and stakeholders including foreign and domestic sponsors, funding sources, funding types, currencies, software tools, and reporting requirements
Ability to solve complex problems in a creative, appropriate, and effective manner
Experience in representing project controls and reporting integrity to external and internal review committees
Proven experience and expertise with Primavera P6, Deltek Cobra, Excel, enterprise-wide financial software systems, work order planning systems, and other PM software packages.
Certified Associate of Project Management Certification (CAPM/Project Management Institute) desired.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience in applying DOE Order 413.1 to project planning and execution.
Broad and extensive knowledge of DOE and LBNL project management requirements including DOE Order 413.3, PMBOK, and Earned Value Management System (EVMS) techniques.
The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.
This is a full time career appointment.
Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
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