Monday, September 19, 2011

PSEG Career Opportunity - Principal Controls Engineer - Scheduling

PSEG Career Opportunity
Principal Controls Engineer - Scheduling

This is a multi-level growth series position (Grade Level 6/7/8). The title, grade level and incentive target assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process, as they meet the criteria defined below.

The associate in this position will provide technical/analytical and functional support in the area of project management, project controls, and construction management processes for the Delivery Projects & Construction (DP&C) Organization.

The associate in this position will possess skills and expertise in the following areas: Project Scope coordination and analysis; Project Execution Plan preparation, coordination, & monitoring, Project Estimate preparation and coordination, Work package review; Project Schedule development; Critical path analysis; Contractor coordination and management; Project management assistance; Integrated cost and scheduling; Total Project & Annual Budget development; Financial analysis; Cost accounting and forecasting; Variance analysis; Performance reporting; Project change management; Risk & Contingency planning and root cause analysis; direct supervision of internal resources engaged on project work which would include annual performance management in addition to oversight of external resources to execute project work.

Develop and implement standard cost, schedule and risk programs, processes and practices to ensure Design and Construction projects are performed in accordance with approved budgets and schedules.

Develop, coordinate, and maintain detailed project schedules for individual projects and for the DP&C project portfolio within Primavera P6. Facilitate schedule development and maintenance with the full project team (i.e. engineering, licensing and permitting, procurement, construction, etc.) Analyze schedule information and provide project teams with recommended corrective action to ensure projects meet required in service dates. Prepare detailed schedule reports as required (i.e. critical path view, baseline vs. actual view, look ahead view, milestone view, “what-if” scenarios, etc.).

Develop, coordinate and maintain financial, schedule, estimate, budget, resource, procurement and other data within Primavera P6 and other databases and query tools for individual projects and for the DP&C project portfolio. Develop, coordinate and maintain status reporting and executive dashboards for the financial aspects and schedules for DP&C projects within Primavera P6, including performance indices such as CPI, SPI, and other Key Performance Indices (KPI’s).

Maintain and apply working knowledge of PSEG Standards for Business Controls and meet management’s expectations for effective internal business controls.

  • BS in Engineering, Construction, or Business discipline or equivalent experience
  • 5 to 10 years of Project Controls experience (project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling, closeout) field or home office
  • 5 to 10 years of Project Management Scheduling concepts (Activity Definition and Sequencing, Resource Estimating, Activity Duration Estimating, CPM and Baseline analysis, Earned Value, etc.)
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with Enterprise Portfolio Scheduling Software tools (Primavera P5, P6)
  • 3 to 5 years Experience with ERP systems for identifying and reporting actual costs posted to projects
  • Experience with Cost Engineering concepts (project estimating, forecasting, cost controls and variance reporting)
  • Experience with Integrated Data Management Tools such as Crystal Reports, MS Excel, MS Access, Business Objects, Xcelsius, Oracle, etc.
  • Must be a self starter capable of seeking out project related information from Project Stakeholders.
  • Capable of making presentations to project stakeholders and Management.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license

  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)
  • Experience in a project, construction or industrial business environment
  • Experience in Utility Operations; Compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Experience with Financial Analysis and Managerial Accounting with SAP
  • Business Planning and Budgeting experience.
  • Personnel management (supervisory) skills; Communications; Business and technical writing experience.
  • Candidates must take personal accountability for actions and results; strive for personal and departmental continuous improvement; focus on measurement of results and demonstrate PSEG Values & Behaviors.
To Apply for this position:
Please apply directly at and send a copy of your cover letter and resume directly to Please mention in the email that you are from SHPE-NYC..

We would like to thank PSEG for their continued support to SHPE-NYC as a corporate sponsor.

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