1+ months

Project Controls Analyst

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have an opening for a Project Controls Analyst who will review production and integrity of cost, schedule, and earned value data, and coordinate baseline changes. This position is in the Project Management Office (PMO).

This position will be filled at either level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

In this role, you will

  • Assist with preparation and verify accuracy of costs and schedule variance analysis and estimate-at-complete forecast development, as well as collection, preparation and development of cost, schedule, and earned value data.
  • Assist in the coordination of baseline changes for PMO projects by coordinating high level institutional approvals, ensuring that the requested change is in compliance with change control policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and review basic monthly and ad hoc reports for multiple projects; pull information from various sources into presentations or other communications.
  • Assist with development of project milestone tracking, and identify, track and report on critical schedule activities.
  • Assist in preparing graphic presentations and information regarding estimating, cost, schedule, and earned value data for meetings and reporting.
  • Perform tasks relating to establishing and implementing status and techniques for updating and monitoring schedule data needed for effective schedule control in MS Project.
  • Align financial data with project activities, load actual costs, and prepare monthly accruals using financial systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the Q01.2 Level

  • Analyze, develop, prepare and present cost, schedule and earned value data.
  • Gather historical data and comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects and provide preliminary analysis.
  • Monitor and prepare costs and schedule variance analysis; assists with development of Estimate at Completion (EAC) analysis.

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant functional discipline or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Basic knowledge of cost, scheduling, estimating, and earned value reporting software tools such as Primavera (P6) or MS Project and Cobra (Deltek).
  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools including spreadsheet and presentation software.
  • Basic knowledge of project controls functions, including cost control and cost analysis, and planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis.
  • Ability to pull information from various sources into a presentation and experience working effectively on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to follow established practices and procedures with interaction with supervisor or more senior level personnel on new tasks and assignments, and ability to make decisions within area of responsibility in accordance with established work processes and procedures.
  • Verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to tactfully and effectively establish and maintain highly productive working relationships with a broad cross-section of management, technical, scientific, and administrative personnel.

In Addition at the Q01.2 Level

  • Knowledge of and experience with general Project Controls and Earned Value applications.
  • Experience with project controls functions, including cost control and cost analysis, and planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis.
  • Experience identifying, analyzing and solving problems and performing statistical analyses.

Qualifications we Desire

  • Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Reposted position: Originally posted on February 8, 2022. Previous candidates need not apply.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above).  If you are selected and a clearance is required, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

LLNS is committed to offering reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting processes due to a disability.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via our online form

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

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COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

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Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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We have an opening for a Project Controls Analyst who will review production and integrity of cost, schedule, and earned value data, and coordinate baseline changes. This position is in the Project Management Office (PMO).

This position will be filled at either level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

In this role, you will

  • Assist with preparation and verify accuracy of costs and schedule variance analysis and estimate-at-complete forecast development, as well as collection, preparation and development of cost, schedule, and earned value data.
  • Assist in the coordination of baseline changes for PMO projects by coordinating high level institutional approvals, ensuring that the requested change is in compliance with change control policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and review basic monthly and ad hoc reports for multiple projects; pull information from various sources into presentations or other communications.
  • Assist with development of project milestone tracking, and identify, track and report on critical schedule activities.
  • Assist in preparing graphic presentations and information regarding estimating, cost, schedule, and earned value data for meetings and reporting.
  • Perform tasks relating to establishing and implementing status and techniques for updating and monitoring schedule data needed for effective schedule control in MS Project.
  • Align financial data with project activities, load actual costs, and prepare monthly accruals using financial systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the Q01.2 Level

  • Analyze, develop, prepare and present cost, schedule and earned value data.
  • Gather historical data and comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects and provide preliminary analysis.
  • Monitor and prepare costs and schedule variance analysis; assists with development of Estimate at Completion (EAC) analysis.
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  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant functional discipline or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Basic knowledge of cost, scheduling, estimating, and earned value reporting software tools such as Primavera (P6) or MS Project and Cobra (Deltek).
  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools including spreadsheet and presentation software.
  • Basic knowledge of project controls functions, including cost control and cost analysis, and planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis.
  • Ability to pull information from various sources into a presentation and experience working effectively on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to follow established practices and procedures with interaction with supervisor or more senior level personnel on new tasks and assignments, and ability to make decisions within area of responsibility in accordance with established work processes and procedures.
  • Verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to tactfully and effectively establish and maintain highly productive working relationships with a broad cross-section of management, technical, scientific, and administrative personnel.

In Addition at the Q01.2 Level

  • Knowledge of and experience with general Project Controls and Earned Value applications.
  • Experience with project controls functions, including cost control and cost analysis, and planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis.
  • Experience identifying, analyzing and solving problems and performing statistical analyses.

Qualifications we Desire

  • Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

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Posted: 2022-06-16 Expires: 2022-08-18

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