Project Controls Associate (REMOTE)

EDP Renewables Remote
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March 10, 2023
EDP Renewables
Houston, Texas

The Project Controls Associate will oversee schedule management relating to the construction of solar, wind, and energy storage construction projects in order to ensure that key milestones are being met. This is a full-time position for a 12-month duration with a full benefits package.

Main accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive construction schedules using project management software
  • Support management of multiple project schedules, coordinating with project managers, site managers, and other team members to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Monitor and track project progress, identifying and resolving issues as needed
  • Communicate with vendors to ensure timely delivery of materials and completion of tasks
  • Provide assistance with claims management across multiple projects.
  • Prepare and present progress reports to management
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of company-wide scheduling processes and procedures
  • Additional duties as required

Direct reports: None

Travel: 25-50%

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction scheduling and project management
  • Proficiency with project management software, such as Microsoft Project or Primavera
  • Strong communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or related field preferred
  • PMP certification a plus

Behavioral requirements:

  • Ability to comprehend construction documents including blueprints and drawings
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to identify and resolve quality issues
  • Ability to exhibit a professional demeanor to customers and other employees
  • Strong problem-solving, statistical, and analytical skills
  • Verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated

Physical demands & working conditions:

  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
  • Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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