Project Controls Analyst

Greater Bay Area, CA
Project Controls /
Hybrid /
TD Thornton is a premier consulting firm specializing in project management and project controls solutions. We have a strong on-boarding and training program which sets our people up for success. All are welcome to apply especially those with engineering, construction management, business analytics, scheduling and project management backgrounds as well as anyone who truly enjoys teamwork.
Job Overview
Sector:  Electric Utilities
Seniority:  mid - Senior
Location: Bay Area / Hybrid
As the project controls analyst, you will be responsible for controlling the scope, cost and schedule for a portfolio of large construction projects. Under general direction, you will exercise your judgment and be responsible for all aspects of project governance. Projects typically have a multi-year duration, and some may be high profile. The position requires skills in managing cross-functional, multi-location project teams using cutting edge project management methodologies.
Your Day-to-Day Activities:
Plan and Organize
·         Input financial forecast data and provide analysis using software like SAP and Primavera P6
·         Create and maintain project schedules— define activities, work breakdown structures, predecessors, successors, resources, and baselines
·         Support project manager in preparation of business cases, contingency releases, and management of project budgets within established project governance rules
·         Develop, monitor, and update cash flow projections
·         Analyze and report on variances for project cost and schedule
·         Create and maintain Excel-like spreadsheets for reporting and analysis
·         Measure the progress of activities and milestones in project schedules
·         Assist with the execution and administration of contracts, process change orders, and validate and perform accruals
·         Support meetings or calls with project team members and stakeholders
·         Support project manager in holding team members accountable to action items
·         Prepare and present timely updates to project manager and analyst supervisor
·         Keep all stakeholders informed of project developments through meeting minutes, action logs, and status reports

Manage Risk
·         Support the project team in identifying, resolving, and tracking risks
·         Escalate risks and issues to find ways to keep projects on schedule and on budget
You’ll be prepared for this job if you have…
·         A Bachelor’s degree
·         Three plus years of work experience
·         Experience with project scheduling and financial analysis
·         Good verbal and written communication skills
You’ll stand out if you have…
·         Experience with Oracle Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project
·         Experience with SAP, NetSuite, or Sage
·         Experience with Unifier or Project Wise project management software
·         Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification
·         A fondness for taking ownership and a willingness to lead
·         A strong commitment to quality and attention to detail
·         A passion for training

Compensation & Benefits
- A Competitive Base Salary
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
- Health Savings Accounts (HSA's)
- 401(k) with a Company Match
- Annual Bonus
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Parental Leave
- Flexible Spending Account

About TD Thornton
Since 2005, TD Thornton has been helping our clients bridge organizational gaps by providing best-in-class consulting services and staff augmentation. Whether we are part of the contractor’s team or serving as an owner’s representative, we offer a wide spectrum of construction management support services to help our clients mitigate risks and deliver successful project outcomes. We believe our diversity is part of our strength and are proud to be a woman–owned and minority-owned company.

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$110,000 - $155,000 a year