Sep 14, 2019
Parsons is now hiring Project Management Analyst for our project in the Auberry, CA area. If you have a background in supporting project managers for major capital improvement plans, experience working with P6 (Primavera), this is the job for you! Position responsibilities include assisting project leads (Project Managers and Project Engineers) with management and successful completion of projects, on time and within budget, and assisting supervisors and managers through analysis and reporting on projects and programs. Job duties may vary by assignment but demand more in-depth skill and knowledge, involve more complex projects and analysis and greater autonomy as skill and experience develop. Duties for Journey-level PM Analysts are completed under general direction from project leads and supervisors; complexity and autonomy of assignments increase as an employee gains more experience and expertise. In addition, job duties include, but are not limited to: Assist project leads as needed to obtain management approval of projects and budgets, including independently drafting and developing project authorization requests, cost estimates, economic analyses, project justification, and other supporting documents some direction from project lead and other team members. Efficiently and accurately perform monitoring and analysis functions for the various projects. Work in collaboration with project leads and project teams to develop and maintain project schedules and monitor cost status and forecasts. Analyze schedule start and duration variances. Perform targeted SAP queries to extract financial performance data. Maintains written and electronic project documentation and records for required aspects of the project in accordance with established guidelines and requirements. Maintains order groups by managing orders from inception through completion and closure. Analyze and trend cost and schedule variances against authorized and budgeted cost plans. Alert team when corrective actions are needed, including anticipating future problems based on trends. Analyze actual charges to validate their correctness and appropriateness, and take corrective measures when appropriate. Provide project leads and project team members with status information and milestones that will ensure timely decisions that will take advantage of changing circumstances and resource availability. Independently prepare and maintain project status reports, programmatic spreadsheets, project database updates, and various management communication reports (in coordination with project lead). Recommends and implements improvements to these systems. Assist project leads with procurement and contracting activities including but not limited to drafting of contract documents under the direction of project lead; work directly with contractors to resolve errors and questions concerning invoices. Recommend improvements to assist in maintaining and updating Project Management Guidelines, including recommending process improvements. Assist in updating the Project Management website. Assist project leads with coordination and documentation of project kickoff meetings, walk downs, lessons learned meetings and design review meetings. Occasionally stand-in for project lead when he or she is not available. Mentor newer employees and assist in training and developmental functions. Will support management on analyst related job duties as needed. PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience) and 5-10 years of related work experience. SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: 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. _ Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today. Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT. For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
Construction Jobs Inc Auberry, CA, USA Full-Time