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Project Control Specialist

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Basic Job Info

US-CA-Edwards Air Force Base
Job Type
Experience Required
At least 5 year(s)
Degree Required
4 Year Degree
Begin Date
End Date
Base Pay
Employment Type
Manages Others
Relocation Covered

Job Description

Wanted: A Project Control Specialist who has an understanding and wide application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards in Project Control. This individual must also have a broad knowledge of industry practices.

As a Project Control Specialist you will:

  • Work with a team of driven, supportive and highly skilled professionals.
  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.

A week in the life of a Project Control Specialist:

  • Oversee the activities of PMO staff
  • Hires, trains, and evaluates new employees
  • Ensure that the contract is staying within the budget¬†
  • Develops and implements budgets, prepares reports for PMO deliverables, and ensures the company complies with Corporate and NASA AFRC policies
  • Ensures staff have the resources to complete their work
  • Maintains training tracking spreadsheet for the contract
  • Reports to the Program Manager
  • Assist the Program Manager with written and oral status reports on schedule, budget, and performance.
  • Develop and maintain specifications for contract/project setup and reporting in Costpoint accounting system.
  • Analyze data for errors and inconsistencies and make corrections as needed.
  • Work with minimal supervision and have substantial latitude for unsupervised decision and action.
  • Develop ad-hoc cost reporting and other performance analysis.
  • Provide input and participate in Program Management Reviews (PMRs) with executive leadership on contract/project performance.
  • Analyze contractor financial performance data for trends or anomalies, investigate cause and recommend corrective actions.

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!

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Job Requirements

  • 5 years of relevant business or contract management experience in a technical services environment
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in government contracting
  • BA or BS degree in Business Management or a related field (finance, accounting, etc.).
  • Previous experience as a Project Analyst on a large Government Contract a plus.
  • Expert with MS Excel (Pivot Tables, Charting, Formulas, functions, etc.)
  • Experience with collecting information and reporting Earned Value on a large Government contract.
  • Experience creating and running program financial reports using the Costpoint accounting system.
  • Working knowledge of MS Project and data collection methods.
  • Experience preparing and maintaining project documentation such as: Basis of Estimates (BOEs) and Employee and Contractor Work Authorizations.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite software to create spreadsheets, prepare presentations, reports, and documents.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, multitasking, and problem-solving skills
  • Capability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated team player
  • Effective written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • A positive attitude, customer focus, and professional demeanor

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