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Project Controls Analyst/Scheduler

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2019 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have openings for Project Controls Analysts/Schedulers. You will review production and integrity of cost, schedule, and earned value data, and coordinate baseline changes. These positions are in the Project Management Office (PMO).
This position will be filled at either the Q01.1 or Q01.2 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.
Essential Duties
-  Assist with preparation and verify accuracy of costs and schedule variance analysis and estimate-at-complete forecast development, as well as collection, preparation and development of cost, schedule, and earned value data.
-  Assist in the coordination of baseline changes for PMO projects by coordinating high level institutional approvals, ensuring that the requested change is in compliance with change control policies and procedures.
- Prepare and review basic monthly and ad hoc reports for multiple projects; pull information from various sources into presentations or other communications.
-  Assist with development of project milestone tracking, and identify, track and report on critical schedule activities.
-  Assist in preparing graphic presentations and information regarding estimating, cost, schedule, and earned value data for meetings and reporting.
-  Perform tasks relating to establishing and implementing status and techniques for updating and monitoring schedule data needed for effective schedule control in MS Project.
-  Align financial data with project activities, load actual costs, and prepare monthly accruals using financial systems.
-  Perform other duties as assigned.
In Addition at the Q01.2 Level
-  Analyze, develop, prepare and present cost, schedule and earned value data.
-  Gather historical data and comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects and provide preliminary analysis.
-  Monitor and prepare costs and schedule variance analysis; assists with development of Estimate at Completion (EAC) analysis.
-  Bachelor’s Degree in relevant functional discipline or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
-  Basic knowledge of cost, scheduling, estimating, and earned value reporting software tools such as Primavera (P6) or MS Project and Cobra (Deltek).
-  Experience using Microsoft Office tools including spreadsheet and presentation software.
-  Basic knowledge of project controls functions, including cost control and cost analysis, and planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis.
-  Ability to pull information from various sources into a presentation and experience working effectively on multiple projects simultaneously.
-  Ability to follow established practices and procedures through interaction with supervisor or more senior level personnel on new tasks and assignments, and ability to make decisions within area of responsibility in accordance with established work processes and procedures.
-  Verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to tactfully and effectively establish and maintain highly productive working relationships with a broad cross-section of management, technical, scientific, and administrative personnel.
In Addition at the Q01.2 Level
-  Intermediate knowledge of and experience with general Project Controls and Earned Value applications.
-  Experience with project controls functions, including cost control and cost analysis, and planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis.
-  Experiencing identifying, analyzing and solving problems and performing statistical analyses.
Desired Qualifications
-  Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
-  Experience in finance or accounting.
-  Experience with LLNL and DOE/NNSA financial policies and procedures.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:  This listing has two openings; these are Career Indefinite positions.  Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for these positions.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.1 billion, employing approximately 6,800 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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