Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Project Controls Analyst

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Administrative/Management
Organization:  Engineering
Posting Requirement:  External DOE Q or Top Secret
Job ID: 104369
Job Code: Project Controls Analyst 3 (Q01.3) / Project Controls Analyst 4 (Q01.4)
Date Posted: October 10 2018

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Project Controls Analyst (PCA). You will lead the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) effort to provide the data necessary to effectively manage the program and provide input for federal reporting requirements. This position is in the Defense Technologies Engineering Division (DTED), within the Engineering Directorate and will support the Nuclear Weapons W80-4 Life Extension Program (LEP).

This position will be filled at either the Q01.3 or Q01.4 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Contribute to the development of project controls work processes, tools, and procedures included in the project controls system.
- Ensure integrity of project controls data and compliance with processes and procedures.
- Maintain, review, advise, and supervise production of cost/schedule/earned value data.
- Monitor performance data and independently develop complex analysis including cost and schedule variance analysis and preparation of recovery or corrective action plans.
- Prepare complex monthly reports.
- Prepare and present cost/schedule/earned value information at meetings.
- Interface with designated management and client counterparts for specific planning and schedule tasks/cost/earned value presentations.
- Coordinate development of Estimate at Completion (EAC) analysis.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In Addition at the Q01.4 Level
- Identify cost trends and schedule impacts, use statistical tools to analyze metrics, and report cost, schedule, risk, and earned value information at meetings and to management and clients throughout the lifecycle of projects.
- Perform and maintain baseline change control management processes and logs.
- Prepare and present graphic presentations of cost, schedule, scope, risk, and earned value information at general and formal meetings such as Functional Management Reviews, Integrated Baseline Reviews, and Earned Value surveillance reviews.

- Bachelor’s degree in relevant functional discipline or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Complete understanding of general project controls technical skills.
- Experience with a project controls system, earned value management systems for planning, organizing, performing, reviewing, and presenting cost data.
- Understanding of technical processes, engineering drawings, quantity determinations, and mathematical and financial reports.
- Knowledge of current industry and project controls technical developments.
- Complete knowledge of and experience using PC operating systems including Microsoft Office.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills necessary to communicate with multidisciplinary team members.
In Addition at the Q01.4 Level
- Experience directing project controls functions, including cost estimating, cost control, and cost analysis.
- Expert level understanding of general project controls technical skills and the integration of all of the components of an Earned Value Management System.
- Experience performing statistical analysis, schedule monitoring and computer architecture, and operations to disseminate, create, and present highly detailed and complex financial information to diverse audiences.

Desired Qualifications
- Familiar with DoD 5000 and NNSA 6.x acquisition processes.
- Program Management Professional certification/license.
- Familiar with Project Management tools, which include Primavera; Cobra; Acumen Fuze, Risk and 360; wInsight; ARM; and DOORS.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire. 


Note:   This is an At Will appointment. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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