Project Controls II

Richland, Washington, United States

Job Reference 1245220

Location Richland, Washington, United States

Industry Power - Nuclear

Function Estimating

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 27, 2024

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry, and the level of experience, exposure, and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Airswift is seeking a Project Controls professional to work with our key client in Richland, WA for a long term contract.


This position supports Capital and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) projects and their teams by providing independent oversight as part of the Corporate Finance organization and plays a critical role in project monitoring, risk identification, and accurate costing. Responsible for coordination, tracking, and execution of project estimates. Provide challenges, technical direction, and assistance to project managers using the tools and processes for developing project scope, detailed project schedules, cost estimates, and performing detailed analysis and control activities. Monitor and report all project schedule/scope/cost changes to project managers and plant management in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist with the development of project scope and work with assigned project teams. Prepare level 1-4 detailed project implementation schedules using P6. Integrate project cost estimates and schedules to produce a logic-tied, resource-loaded cost flow projection. Analyze schedule deviations to identify and report on activities with potential impact on cost/schedule. Evaluate real-time cost data to determine the status and financial condition of a project. Provide recommendations for corrective actions to mitigate cost/schedule overruns. Work with Project Managers to develop an accurate Estimate to Completion (ETC) to ensure predictable project performance and cost forecasts. Develop reports for project personnel and management, providing updates on the financial health of the project and projected changes in scope/funding requirements as they develop. Track changes to projected and actual project budgets and record needed and/or potential budget impacts in the appropriate software. Communicate budget impacts to Corporate Finance. Implement budget and schedule changes into the baseline schedule as approved by the Project Review Committee and Executive Authorization Committee. Review schedule data to ensure the correct scope of work is reflected on all schedules. Enter schedule status updates monthly in P6 with the Project Manager. Process journal entries into the financial system to accrue for completed but not invoiced work and to transfer any identified mischarges to the correct project/work order. Enter data into various databases either through direct entry or the translation of electronic data prepared by client organizations. Ensure adequate configuration control of the data during the project approval process and project execution. Independently perform consistency reviews and resolve findings for projects/schedules. Identify lessons learned from those reviews and use this information to achieve continuous improvement. Attend project challenge and/or approval meetings, schedule regular meetings with Project Managers, safety meetings, and general staff meetings. Follow all company’s processes and procedures. Provide recommendations to Project Controls Supervision for improving Project Controls processes and desktop instructions. Champion company’s core values in all interactions and activities while focusing on customer service. Perform tasks as delegated.

  • Earned Value Management methodology, Project Controls experience.
  • Detailed variance analyses
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Project, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Primavera P6
  • Working knowledge of professional project management principles
  • Knowledge of project reporting and cost analysis of project information
  • Well-developed skills in administration and time management
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communications and presentation skills; comfortable speaking in front of groups
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Detail-focused when required.
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, and data-checking skills
  • Ability to establish goals, set priorities, and maintain an awareness of interrelationships among activities.
  • Strong keyboarding and organizing skills.
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter.

Note: Remote work may be available up to 50% after 3 to 6 months based on individual training, trust, merit, and performance, only if it works for the team.

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