Capital Projects Experienced Associate

Employer
Guidehouse
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 18, 2019
Closes
Sep 21, 2019
Ref
343853715
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview: What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure? You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us. Responsibilities: Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into operations strategy and transforms operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include global footprint and network design, product innovation and development, sales and operations planning, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, logistics, and capital programs. Qualifications: Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 2 Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or related field Degree Preferred: Master's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or related field Certification(s) Preferred: Professional Engineer; Project Management Professional; Scheduling and/or Cost Professional; Primavera P6 or other project technology certifications Knowledge Preferred: Demonstrates some proven knowledge of the capital project lifecycle (planning through maintenance and operations), and a proven record of success in an individual contributor role for active capital projects. Specifically, having successfully supported or led as an individual contributor one or more of the following areas: -Project governance, eg organizational and process aspects -Risk management and analysis, eg risk register, quantitative (probabilistic) risk modeling, root cause analysis, issue management, prudency reviews -Construction project management and controls, eg schedule control, cost control (budget, accruals, forecasts), earned value, change management -Complex schedule analytics, eg critical path method (CPM), float, schedule compression/time-cost trade-off, change impacts -Contract development and management, eg common commercial terms, procurement processes, administration, scope control, construction claims -Performance metrics and project reporting -Project technology, eg project and portfolio management, applications to quantify cause and effect of delays Demonstrates some direct knowledge of capital intensive industries (eg, nuclear facilities, power plants, oil refineries, transmission and distribution, and other infrastructure), including industry-leading practices for improving capital project performance and identifying and implementing process improvements that can help clients achieve business requirements. Skills Preferred: Demonstrates some proven level of skills and abilities related to establishing, monitoring, and controlling large scale capital projects, for individual projects as well as aggregated portfolios, including the following: -Solving complex problems, independently and proactively -Managing multiple projects concurrently and work closely with multiple stakeholders, while maintaining deadlines -Identifying, organizing and analyzing extensive technical and financial data sets, with an acute attention to details -Communicating technical concepts in a clear manner, both verbally and in writing, to internal and external audiences, and prepare concise, accurate documents -Utilizing multiple technologies, eg project control tools such as Primavera P6 or equivalent, financial/ERP systems, statistics and risk packages, Microsoft Office suite (including Access database) -Managing project workflow and budgets, including project economics Demonstrates some proven abilities to collaborate and work with a diverse team; including seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; communicating potential issues proactively; creating an atmosphere of trust and building consensus, and providing meaningful written and verbal feedback to colleagues. Demonstrates some proven abilities in addressing client needs, including proactively identifying needs and effectively communicating the solutions that can be provided. Also demonstrates the ability to build, maintain, and utilize networks of client relationships, especially a network of commercial clients involved in and/or sponsoring capital projects. Disclaimer: This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification. The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. SDL2017