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Project Controls Associate
Ref No.: 18-11496
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Title: Project Controls Associate 
Duration: 12 Months (Possible Extensions)
Location: Allentown, PA

To provide support to the project controls group with cost analysis, reporting development, project scheduling and general project support.

Primary responsibilities
  1. Provide support to the project controls group with cost analysis, report development, project scheduling and general project support
  2. Diagnoses problems in the forecast by assessing the impact of variances of forecasted items and make appropriate forecast adjustments
  3. Ability to integrate data across budgeting, forecasting and scheduling systems
  4. Analyze historical data and market intelligence in order to develop and improve the forecast. Has a solid understanding of all data and its relationship to the forecast
  5. Analyze project overruns to help identify corrective actions that can lead to defined practices
  6. Identify improvement opportunities and help establish action plans to improve business performance
  7. Monitor adherence to work plan for all project work
  8. Develop and monitor performance metrics
  9. Develop reporting to track progress of project closeout activities (material reconciliation, design completion, status of all work orders assigned to projects, estimated project close date).
  10. Develop/maintain processes and procedures to Asset Suite work management to be used by the business line
  11. Work with IT and distribution to learn additional ways Asset Suite can be used to improve our processes
 Skills / Experience:
1) Scheduling (ideally within Primavera). MS Project also helps
2) Costs/Cost Analysis experience
3) Work Management experience

-Wants someone with 2-3 years of experience ideally