Project Controls Analyst



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Fort Collins, CO - (USA) 931 East Harmony Road Suite 5 CO Fort Collins , CO - 80525 Phone : 970-226-0113



Job Description

Manpower is seeking a Senior level Project Controls Analyst - Scheduler - to assist in the planning, schedule development, and schedule management of their client's established program in Boulder.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Program Planning Duties include:

Review all customer contract and statement-of-work requirements for the program. Develop a schedule to ensure all requirements can be satisfied.

Create a schedule management plan to develop the schedule and document all schedule assumptions and constraints for the program. This plan also documents the weekly/monthly cycle of activities.

Support the development of programmatic opportunities, risks and their mitigation strategies. Incorporate risk burn-down steps into the schedule, as appropriate. Provide schedule risk and opportunity inputs to the risk manager.

Be the recognized scheduling expert for the program. Provide technical (best practices and software related) advice and problem solving for the program.

Be the recognized scheduling expert for the program. Provide technical (best practices and software related) advice and problem solving for the program.

2. Schedule Development duties to include:

Ensure the schedule reflects the work to be done by cross referencing the schedule with the SOW, WBS, OBS and product structure.

Ensure that each discrete task in the schedule has duration that is limited to a manageable and realistic span of time and assessment of progress can be determined.

Determine whether the critical path is the longest, continuous path of tasks through the network from program start to contract completion. Ensure that the tasks on the critical path seem appropriate from a technical and risk standpoint.

Lead CAM's in resource planning effort. Ensure that baseline dates meet contractual date requirements. Ensure the budget aligns with the schedule for each work package.

Develop all necessary reports to present the data in a timely and consistent manner.

3. Schedule Management/Control duties to include:

Determine if the schedule provides relevant and current status and forecast of completion dates for all authorized work.

Ensure the remaining work in the schedule and the estimate to complete work hours are aligned in the cost system.

Run an integrated cost/schedule risk analysis tool and take any necessary corrective actions based on the results. Identify and quantify the technical and programmatic risks and determine the impact and effect on the activities.

Support the CAM with variance analysis requirements, including problem identification, schedule and resource impact, and corrective actions.


BS/BA in a related field plus 8 or more years related experience.

Each higher-level degree, i.e. Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of education.

Project Controls Analysis experience, including program planning and schedule development.

Must be able to work in a team setting, working to create a program plan and tracking to the plan.

Solid MS Excel skills, along with other MS Office Products.

Experienced using Microsoft Project 2010 or greater.

Experience resource loading schedules using Microsoft Project 2010 or greater.

This is a 6-month contract position and could turn into a permanent opportunity for the right candidate.