Principal Project Control Engineer/Specialist

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Principal Project Control Engineer/Specialist -Flushing, New York
Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide-as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons' employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 50 states and 28 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more that 80 languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.
The successful candidate will develop, establish, and maintain all aspects of the cost control effort and/or the planning/scheduling effort on NY/NJ Port Authority, large design/build project. Incumbent utilizes his/her broad experience, expertise, and exposure to various types of company projects and clients.
- Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.
- Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
- Provides project and company management with the necessary tools for project cost control.
- May lead in the:
- Development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with all affected departments.
- Analysis, evaluation, forecast, and reporting of schedule status against an established baseline
- Analysis, evaluation, and forecast project costs and performance.
- Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.
- Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
- Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.
- May lead a staff qualified to assess the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.
- Develops or maintains an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.
- Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
- Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience) and 10-12 years of related work experience. Experience with the NY/NJ Port Authority, experience on large design/build projects, in particular in the designer role. Experience with Earned value Management, P6 and resource loaded schedules is a must. Local candidates preferred. No relocation assistance will be provided for this opportunity.
Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field. Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite. Must have potential to perform in a lead capacity, as well as familiarity with industry practices.
Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.
We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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