Project Controls Analyst - Newport, MI - RCS Corporation

Project Controls Analyst – Newport, MI

Electrical Designer Engineering - Nuclear Project Controls

Job Type: Direct Hire
Posted: 11/10/2021

Newport, Michigan

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for Project Controls Analyst in Newport, MI to support the Fermi Nuclear Power Plant. This an office position onsite. This is a Direct Hire position with our client. No per-diem is offered for this role. 

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Our Client

Our client is an Engineering Firm with a dedicated team of engineers, builders, planners and thinkers that build today's infrastructure for tomorrow. They come to work every day committed to drive growth and deliver projects that matter for our clients, ourselves, and our communities. Through their work in the nuclear, conventional generation, renewable and power delivery markets, they create resilient infrastructure to last generations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participates in the development and maintenance of work breakdown structures (WBS).

  • Leads baseline schedule development and maintenance effort. Validates baseline information.

  • Leads the preparation of various levels of project reports to meet project needs.

  • Leads project planning and scheduling review meetings.

  • Leads the integration of the schedule with the Plant Outage schedule.

  • Assumes a lead role in schedule updating and analysis effort.

  • Ensures that project coding is effectively used for all cornerstone applications.

  • Knowledge of scope control, change management and earned value methodology.

  • Supports data gathering and produces an initial analysis for schedule baseline development and maintenance data gathering.

  • Identifies and assist in analysis of project schedule variances and recommends associated corrective actions.

  • Measures progress and reviews performance trends.

  • Supports in tracking subcontractor performance.

  • Supports cost analysis function through cross training.

  • Gathers data for procedure development.

  • Updates and produces scheduling management reports.

  • Reviews purchase orders and subcontract schedule status and provides management with input on subcontract performance.

  • Assumes responsibility for elements of baseline schedule and associated maintenance.

  • Supports various levels of project reporting (including daily, weekly and monthly).

  • Gathers Data and assists in procedure development and implementation.

  • Identifies and analyzes schedule variances and recommends associated corrective actions. Presents project schedule status to the Project Manager and client.

  • Reviews and approves output from schedule systems.

  • Performs critical path analysis.

  • Measures progress and reviews invoices of contractors and participates in approving reported progress.

  • Conducts or assists in performance measurement and associated schedule trends.

  • Ensures that work methods and processes are optimized.

  • Logically organizes the workflow and makes judgments on durations and resources to accomplish the work.


Minimum Requirements

  • Nuclear Experience Required

  • 12+ years related experience OR Bachelor's Degree + 8 years OR Associate's Degree + 6 years 

  • The successful candidate must be able to obtain unescorted access into a nuclear power plant.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required. 

  • Possesses strong computer skills in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc), Primavera P6.

  • Possesses an understanding of Critical Path Method (CPM) including logic development, progress measurement, schedule impact analysis, resource loading/leveling, schedule risk analysis, etc. a well as command of cornerstone scheduling system.

  • Possesses an understanding of Earned value methodology.

  • Able to review and understand engineering, procurement and construction schedule logic.

  • Able to identify and investigate project schedule variances.

  • Able to utilize drawings and specifications as a basis for structuring the project schedule.

  • Familiar with basic cost analysis and forecasting as it relates to planning and scheduling.

  • Familiar with scope control and change management and associated implications to project scheduling.

  • Able to support invoicing with business management

  • Able to support client and Company work process and performance.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior Nuclear Construction Experience

  • Experience with Prism or other cost management systems, PRISM G2 Experience


RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.
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