Sargent & Lundy

  • Project Controls and Scheduling Specialist

    Glen Allen
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Temporary
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly experienced staff solely dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.
    We are currently looking for a qualified project controls and scheduling specialist to support operations in Richmond, Virginia. This is a contract position with a 40 hours workweek.


    This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your technical skills to meet project team and client needs for monitoring project performance, performing cost analysis and developing / maintaining project schedules. This work will include interfacing directly with client management and site personnel for the development of detailed integrated schedule for the engineering/design and construction scopes of work associated with Nuclear Power Plant modifications. Using a variety of industry and proprietary software tools, and under the direction of the project lead, you will perform the following tasks:

    • Develop and maintain detailed project schedules, including resource loading of labor hours and commodities
    • Implement project controls tools and methodology
    • Assemble supporting documentation to meet project team and client requests/needs
    • Analyze data and build reports to support project monitoring and decision making
    • Perform CPI/SPI calculations using earned value principles
    • Travel to client offices or plant site locations


    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.


    Essential skills and experience:

    • Proficiency with scheduling software, with a strong preference placed on Primavera P6.
    • Experience with resource loading schedules
    • Working knowledge in MS Office tools, with emphasis on the advanced use of MS Excel
    • A proven ability with creating reports by relating and extracting data from a variety of software platforms
    • Familiarity with the practical application of project controls
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a proven ability to interact and multitask with project team members, clients, and vendors of varying position levels
    • Related engineering internship, co-op, or work experience, which includes project controls, project planning, project scheduling, and earned value performance, preferably within the power industry
    • Local hire preferred

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Bachelor of science degree from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background, preferably with an emphasis in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering, or General Engineering, or equivalent experience
    • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.


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