Position Summary & Duties: The Project Controls Specialist I is a direct-hire position working for HGA in the Baton Rouge office.
PROJECT CONTROLS SPECIALIST POSITION SUMMARY
The Project Controls Specialist performs simple routine tasks in preparing manpower plans, project schedules, and forecasting projects within HGA’s Project Management department. Project Controls Specialist Performs assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in tracking the progress on projects with minimal supervision. Assists in analyzing the project financial data and forecasted data to determine the outcome of a project in relation to the budget. Project Controls Specialist Assists in reviewing project history and setting benchmarks.
PROJECT CONTROLS SPECIALIST RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides Project Controls/Project Management assistance.
Assists in setting up budgets, work orders, task orders, meeting agendas and minutes.
Project Controls Specialist Assists in forecasting and tracking total project budgets.
Assists in reporting and general project support.
Project Controls Specialist maintains status updating on all projects.
Perform quality control checks per QA/QC plan.
Assist in maintaining project schedules.
Project Controls Specialist supports project managers in various tasks as directed.
PROJECT CONTROLS SPECIALIST EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline, i.e., Industrial Engineering, Construction Management, or Management. (MBA is preferred.)
1-2 years of project controls experience to include budgeting, scheduling, tracking, monitoring, and reporting within projects or programs.
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Familiarity with basic project management practices, methods, and techniques.
Proficient in use of MS Windows, MS Outlook, MS Excel and MS Word.
Financial Management - Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections.
PROJECT CONTROLS SPECIALIST SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to react promptly and efficiently to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Ability to delegate and manage time and resources efficiently.
Strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and presentation skills.
Capability to conduct research into project-related issues and products.
Capability and willingness to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.