Washington River Protection Solutions Project Manager in Richland, Washington

TitleProject Manager

Position Number30024

CompanyWA River Protection Solutions

Location2425 Stevens Center

Posted10/11/2017

Closes10/18/2017

Regular/TemporaryRegular

Job Responsibilities/Duties

The Project Manager, provide leadership, technical guidance, and implementation support to the Tank Operations Contract (TOC) Project Controls organization for Special Project initiatives. Apply knowledge of systems and processes in support of overall improvement opportunities for the TOC Project Controls team.Responsible for evaluating TOC Project Controls systems and processes to identify opportunities for improved efficiency and effectiveness.Prioritize identified improvements and develop implementation strategies in support of ongoing activities.Lead implementation of identified systems and process improvement initiatives.Adhere to processes and procedures, to effectively ensure that all baseline elements, including scope, basis of estimate, schedule, risk, data, requirements, and constraints are developed to their fullest extent to achieve maximum performance on the TOC.Develop and maintain positive relations with internal and external customers and maintain productive partnerships with Projects, Operations, and Business Management Services.Provide support and input to various audits, internal/external assessments, and budget, funding, and technical scenarios.Requires frequent and strategic communications with Senior Management, Central Project Controls, Control Account Managers, and assigned Project Controls Staff. Requires effective and open communication throughout WRPS to inform and empower managers and workforce.Communicate with peers and management regarding opportunities for increased efficiency and effectiveness within Project Controls. Communication skills required to ensure proposed improvements are reviewed and communicated to all affected team members. Interface with corporate functional organization for technical and personnel support.Comply with WRPS policies and proceduresEnsure ISMS Principles are incorporated into organization's activitiesSet high standards for self and othersAccountable for safety based on the principle of no injuries to anyoneMake customers and their needs a primary focus*Value and use individual talents and contribute freely to team discussions, demonstrating team spirit and personal commitment to the team.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction, business or related field with at least 15 years of Project Controls experience on engineering, procurement and construction projects or operating industrial facilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas this position needs to keep up with current developments and trends in the area of Project Controls and Earned Value Management. This position should retain proficient use of both cost and schedule control tools and Earned Value Management System (EVMS) criteria.Pursuit of the CCC (Certified Cost Consultant), CCE (Certified Cost Engineer), ICC (Interim Cost Consultant), PSP (Planning and Scheduling Professional) or EVP (Earned Value Professional) and/or PMP (Project Management Professional) or CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification is encouraged.Requires demonstrated ability to effectively lead a Project Controls team to support Division and Project requirements. Be knowledgeable and have experience with Hanford's mission strategy, TPA/CD milestones, and environmental regulatory issues and requirements.Utilize knowledge of construction contracting including the manner in which contract type affects implementation of project controls systems. Knowledgeable of scope control and change management.Ability to communicate understanding and knowledge of all aspects of the Project Controls scope, services, deliverables, customer needs, tools/systems, and processes and requirements. Must understand and must be able to discuss/communicate Earned Value Management, Risk Management and cost/schedule risk analysis processes.Proven written and verbal communication skills on large projects.Demonstrated highly motivated self-starter.Highly organized analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and strong attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to quickly understand and convey new and complex business process requirements and specifications. *Ability to quickly identify, analyze, and plan resolution of emerging complex issues. Must seek creative and innovative solutions to existing and future challenges for WRPS.Ability to delegate responsibility to staff to ensure completion of multiple deliverables.Ability to communicate understanding and knowledge of all aspects of the Project Control scope, services, deliverables, customer needs, tools/systems, and processes and requirements. Must understand and must be able to discuss/communicate Earned Value Management, Risk Management and cost/schedule risk analysis processes.Ability to quickly identify, analyze, and plan resolution of emerging complex issues. Must seek creative and innovative solutions to existing and future challenges for WRPS.

Relocation Funding ProvidedYes

U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes

Clearance RequiredNo

Job ClassificationManagement

Shift Work RequiredNo

This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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