Lead Project Controls Engineer
Parsons Corporation - Walnut Creek, CA

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Parsons Make A Difference! Lead Project Controls Engineer-Walnut Creek, California Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Currently, more than 11,500 Parsons’
      employees are engaged in more than 2,200 projects in 50 states and 26 countries. These dedicated workers speak 79 languages collectively, and hold more than 7,700 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done

      The Lead Project Controls Engineer will develop, establish, and maintain all aspects of either the cost control effort or the planning/scheduling effort on one or more of the larger, more complex and demanding projects. Incumbent utilizes his/her broad experience, expertise, and exposure to various types of company projects and clients. The project is a large transportation project.
      Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems. Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
      Provides project and company management with the necessary tools for project cost control. May participate in the development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with all affected departments.
      May lead a team who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs and performance. Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel. Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
      Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.
      May lead a staff who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, forecast, and report schedule status against an established baseline. Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages. Develops or maintains an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.
      Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
      May serve as a Chief Project Control Engineer, if project requirements dictate.
      Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

      Qualifications
      4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management (or related field) and 10-12 years of related work experience. P6 experience is required.
      Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field. Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various software used in the Project Controls Department, such as Excel, Primavera, and Document and Materials Controls System (DMCS). Leadership potential, as well as familiarity with industry practices is required.
      •Strong Communication skills
      • Strong Analytical skills
      • Willingness to listen and learn
      • Good working knowledge/skills with P6
      • Good working knowledge of Cost Controls
      • Strong with MS office suite
      Skills in PowerPoint and knowledge of Access (or at least how Databases work)
      • Good working knowledge of the corporate reporting and proprietary systems (PST, PCS, Prism)
      • Knowledge of EcoSys is a plus
      Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.
      We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/W/D/V.
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      Primary Location US-CA-Walnut Creek

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      About Parsons Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion...