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Project Controls
Broomfield, Colorado  |  Hybrid
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Applied on September 17, 2021
Job Id #49937 Posted September 14, 2021

Job description

Specialist - Project Controls

What You’ll Do

  • Program Planning
    • Recognized as expert in Project Controls with responsibility for interfacing with customer and industry experts.  
    • Implement company policies/procedures related to Project Controls.
    • Review customer contract and statement-of-work requirements and develop plan to meet requirements.  Communicate plan to program team.
    • Implement EIA 748 Guidelines and CPR/IMS/IPMR DID Requirements as applicable.
    • Create a schedule management plan to develop the schedule and document schedule assumptions and constraints.
    • Lead the program team in the development of the program IMS
    • Implement program baseline to meet the Earned Value Management System Description requirements
    • Lead the program team efforts toward development of the Performance Measurement Baseline.
    • Support development of programmatic opportunities/risks and their mitigation strategies. Provide inputs to risk manager.
  • Resource Load Schedule
    • Experience with resource loading a schedule using Microsoft Project 2010 or greater
    • Resource load schedules for baseline development and ongoing ETC inputs
    • Work with Control Account Manager to ensure resources are not over-allocated
    • Provide resource reports as required
  • Baseline/Schedule Development and Maintenance
    • Assist program team in development of CWBS, CWBS Dictionary, CWBS Index, OBS and RAM
    • Assist CAMs/IPTs with Control Account planning and development for cost and schedule.
    • Cross-reference the schedule with the SOW, WBS, OBS, and product structure.
    • Determine tasks on critical path seem appropriate from a technical and risk standpoint.
    • Determine if schedule provides relevant and current status and forecast of completion dates for all authorized work and are aligned in the cost system.
    • Run integrated cost/schedule risk analysis tool for margin determinations and take any necessary corrective actions based on the results.
    • Incorporate changes into the baselines as required following change process.
    • Provide comprehensive schedule analysis.
  • Subcontract and material baseline development, maintenance and analysis.
    • Lead IBR preparation and execution.
    • Participate in JSR’s as required.
    • Support EAC development and analysis.
    • Support Cost Analysts with funds reporting and analysis, fee accrual probability analysis, and rate analysis.
    • Coordinate recovery planning, as needed.
  • Additional Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Support sales forecast development
  • Mentor junior-level administrators/analysts when assigned to the same program.
  • Ensure that proposals and programs are compliant with regulatory requirements and conducted in accordance with Ball Aerospace best practices.
  • Responsible for the business aspects of proposals and programs.
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of new or updated Ball Aerospace policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the SBU/SSU and the Company.  Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary. 

What You’ll Need

  • BS in related field plus 10 years or more years of related experience.
  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e. Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience.  Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Experience working a full Earned Value program.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $50.72/hr - $69.95/hr   (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and   abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.   


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