Principal Project Controls Specialist -Primavera Scheduling Experience Required

Requisition Number:  8609
Company:  PaR Nuclear Inc

Shoreview, MN, US, 55126

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


Does this sound like something you want to be a part of? We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Controls Professional.


Your Day to Day:

Responsible for all project controls activities for moderate to high complexity project, a portfolio of low complexity projects, or for a subset of high complexity projects or programs scope. Lead teams through all phases of a moderate complexity project. Serve as a project controls subject matter expert focusing on project scheduling.  Must have advanced skills in communication, cross-cultural awareness and leadership.  Extensive Primavera scheduling experience required.


  • Coordinate required tasks/deadlines. Escalate issues to appropriate levels of management
  • Initiate and plan all controls aspects of a project, which includes, but is not limited to project baselines and risk registers
  • Apply tools and techniques to plan work such that inefficiencies are reduced and overall project performance is optimized. Apply schedule, cost, and/or risk analytics to confirm validity of plan
  • Lead schedule, cost, and/or risk activities. Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements to functional groups. Process subsequent changes following an integrated change control process
  • Review project expenditures for compliance with project baselines and scope
  • Promote teamwork and effective communication, which includes maintenance and dissemination of project metrics to ensure team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of project status
  • Develop or oversee project databases, systems and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation between project team members
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons learned, and risk avoidance for future work
  • Serve as project controls point of contact for internal customers in support of the project
  • Integrate project’s objectives and actions through participation with other project groups in matters of common concern
  • Identify, assess, and implement value-added improvement opportunities which will improve overall project performance
  • Create and administer lessons learned throughout the project lifecycle


Who You Are:

As a successful candidate, you’d bring the following to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Engineering, Business, Accounting, Construction Management or related technical discipline
  • 6-12 years project controls/scheduling experience in the position functional/technical area


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

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