Project Controls Specialist III (Closed)

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Project Controls Specialist III Cost Analyst
Client / Program: Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)
Number of Positions: 2 (Valley College Campus, City College Campus)
Salary Range: $101.6K to $119.6K annual base salary, depending upon experience

Position Description:
• Monitor the overall integrity of the project budget and forecast in accordance with approved standard operating procedures
• Provide quality assurance to College functional staff and special program managers regarding all financial tracking and cost performance
• Participate in monthly EAC meetings with College Project Teams to validate and review current EAC’s, while assisting the team to document justification of variances
• Participate in College(s) change management meetings to identify trends and risk exposure, in conjunction with the College Project Team Cost Analyst
• Participate in Risk Assessment workshops, providing input as needed to potential impacts at College(s) and special programs
• Conduct cost variance analysis of reported data to identify trends and mitigate potential budget impacts
• Monitor identified trends and mitigation plans over time against actual performance
• Review, analysis and oversight of budget and expenditures against projects based upon various funding sources
• Participate in reoccurring meetings with schedulers to review cost and schedule performance to determine cost overruns/ underruns, issues with project durations, or variances in spend analyzing plan versus expenditures over period of time
• Review, analysis and oversight of monthly cost reports and monthly progress reports
• Evaluate staffing plans, identify any excessive peaks and make recommendations for peak leveling
• Evaluate contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget/timetable
• Review financial section of the Proposed Board Actions for accuracy
• Review task order requests, change orders and amendments to ensure budget availability, accurate cost coding and reporting
• Interact on a regular basis with various technical discipline leads to understand and communicate issues and conflicts that may impact the budget
• Ensure implementation of BuildLACCD policies, procedures and plans regarding cost management of capital projects with multiple funding sources
• Provide interface support and respond to all requests for all financial information
• Serve as central receiving point for all financial matters for assigned College(s) and special programs
• Travel to offsite project locations on a weekly/ monthly basis
• Perform necessary data entry for budget and forecast impacts
• Other job-related duties or projects as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience utilizing Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel Skills, Proliance, Data-Warehouse or other systems used by a large capital program, and any educational facility experience.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
• BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related degree. Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
• 5 – 10 years experience professional experience in program and/or project controls on a construction program.
• Experience working through the entire project life cycle
• Knowledge of theories, principles and practices of cost/schedule management, earned value management, change management, forecasting, and risk assessment
• Exceptional communication skills required
• Ability to adapt to changing requirements and situations
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to perform in a business environment, maintaining professionalism in all communications and demeanor

Deadline to submit resume: Wednesday January 10, 2018 @ 3:00pm (no late submissions will be accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements: hr@paragon‐
Subject line: LACCD Project Controls Specialist III Cost Analyst

Approximate Processing Time:
Short list post: Week of January 15, 2018
Interviews: Week of January 22, 2018
Number of positions: 2
Anticipated Start: February 2018
Recruitment No.: SAC-163, SAC-164

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