• Project Controls Manager

    Posted Date 11 months ago(3/20/2018 7:05 PM)
    Los Alamos
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  • Overview

    Sealaska Technical Services (STS) is a critical subcontractor on the N3B Los Alamos LLC team and will be providing program management and technical services in support of the ground & surface water monitoring program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    STS is a full-service engineering and environmental consulting company with a worldwide reach in the areas of environmental monitoring and remediation, national security, systems engineering, data management and analytics for both federal and commercial customers. Sealaska is an Alaska Native Corporation founded in 1972 and established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. 

    STS is currently seeking an experienced Project Controls Manager.

    While working to achieve N3B LLCC objectives, will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner; will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety and security an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.


    Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):

    • Responsible for inputting cost control information
    • Responsible for preparing reports required by the T2S PM, N3B, or the project.
    • Work directly with Program Managers, and Senior Project Control Specialists to support in the execution of all project controls processes and systems on large-scale delivery projects ranging from proposal to close-out phases.
    • Responsible for preparing reports required by the T2S PM, N3B, or the project.
    • Manage preparation of Estimates of Completion by various approaches, including entering invoice and accrual data in extensive EAC spreadsheets, performing thorough QC check of result and spreadsheet; and working with PMs to develop ETCs and determine accrued costs.
    • Assist in the creation of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), schedules, spend forecasts and other project related documents.
    • Provide support for intermediate planning and scheduling for baseline, resources, and progress tracking needs.
    • Implement and execute proper controls to proactively support, monitor, and communicate budget, actual status, and forecast costs, labor hours, and quantities for projects.
    • Develop and issue timely cost reports.
    • Prepare and issue cost analysis and variance reporting narratives including recommendations for corrective actions that are used by the project team to manage the work.
    • Support Project Managers in contract management/compliance, invoice management, document control, client meetings/coordination, and interaction with the Accounts Receivable team.
    • Take the lead in the development and maintenance of periodic status reports to keep management and/or client informed on the project progress.
    • Ensure that correct direct, indirect, and other rates and labor categories are used in proposals coordinating correct application with Project Managers as necessary.
    • Coordinate submission of client invoices, including performance of a 100% quality control check of all before submission to ensure they are error free.
    • Monitor project under billed status; take appropriate action to notify project management of under billed projects so future invoices bring revenue in line with costs.
    • Assist PMs to resolve payment or labor charging discrepancies detected on review of Project Status Reports.
    • Assist in the development of the annual budget.
    • Maintain project information in the cost management system including the initial set up, budgets, modifications, change orders, and project close-out.
    • Lead the implementation of cost management system upgrades and enhancements as necessary.
    • Oversee spend plans after initial contract or task order award by developing spreadsheet charts laying out planned expenditures versus time and charting actual costs as they are incurred.
    • Complies with all health & safety policies and practices.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), earned value management, large DOE contracts, government contracting, and project management.
    • Broadly applied software including MS Office, advanced knowledge of MS Excel, and proficiency in cost, schedule, and earned value management software.
    • Ability to work in a team oriented project environment.
    • Familiarity with the LANL site, access requirements, general employee requirements, and work environment preferred.
    • Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job.

    Education and Experience Required:

    Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field required; however, a combination of education and relevant experience wherein the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the position’s duties and responsibilities have been adequately demonstrated is acceptable.

    The career level of the position will be determined by the years of relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities; after a candidate has been chosen.


    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Light Work):

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

    Light Work Category - Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. The employee exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.



    This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    In this position the qualified candidate may support one of more of the following departments, Groundwater Monitoring, Surface Water Monitoring, Drilling, Storm Water Corrective Actions, and/or Remediation Services.

    The qualified candidate may be required to attain and maintain a DOE Q clearance.

    Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Individual must pass a pre-employment drug screen and accept all company policies. This position may require a physical fit-for-duty screen as well,

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

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