Project Controls Analyst

Sacramento, CA
Project Controls /
Hybrid /
Join TD Thornton, a leading consulting firm specializing in project management and project controls solutions. Experience the thrill of a dynamic workplace where success knows no bounds. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, especially those with expertise in engineering, construction management, business analytics, scheduling, and project management. 

Job Overview: 
Sector: Electric Utilities 
Seniority: Mid level
Location: Hybrid Sacramento, CA, United States

As a project controls analyst, you'll take charge of the scope, cost, and schedule for a portfolio of large construction projects. Under general direction, you'll exercise your judgment to oversee all aspects of project governance. Brace yourself for multi-year endeavors, including high-profile projects. This role requires managing cross-functional, multi-location project teams using cutting-edge project management methodologies.

Join our team and experience an invigorating career where your skills will flourish, and each day will bring new opportunities for growth and fulfillment!

Your Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Plan and Organize:
• Utilize software like SAP and Primavera P6 to input financial forecast data and provide analysis.
• Develop and maintain project schedules, defining activities, work breakdown structures, predecessors, successors, resources, and baselines.
• Assist the project manager in preparing business cases, contingency releases, and managing project budgets within established governance rules.
• Monitor and update cash flow projections to ensure financial success.

• Analyze and report on project cost and schedule variances.
• Create and maintain spreadsheets for reporting and analysis purposes.
• Track the progress of activities and milestones in project schedules.

• Support contract execution and administration, including change orders, accruals, and validation.
• Collaborate with project team members and stakeholders through meetings and calls.
• Help the project manager hold team members accountable for their action items.
• Prepare and deliver timely updates to the project manager and analyst supervisor.
• Keep stakeholders informed of project developments through meeting minutes, action logs, and status reports.

Manage Risk:
• Assist the project team in identifying, resolving, and tracking risks.
• Escalate risks and issues to ensure projects stay on schedule and within budget.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree.
• Proficiency in project scheduling and financial analysis.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Bonus Points for:
• Experience with Oracle Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project.
• Familiarity with SAP, NetSuite, or Sage.
• Knowledge of Unifier or Project Wise project management software.
• Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and a proactive attitude.
• Commitment to quality, attention to detail, and a passion for training.

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

$104,000 - $159,000 a year