Project Controls Specialist, Portland, OR or Salt Lake City, UT #112433

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: PORTLAND, UT, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


General Purpose

This position is part of the Project Delivery group in the internal project management office organization and will support capital projects in the Pacific Power service territory.  This position can be based out of Portland or other Pacific Power offices approved by hiring manager.


•    Provide project controls support as a team member on multiple project teams. 
•    Pull project cost data from SAP, analyze variances, and assure corrections are implemented. 
•    Monitor and identify deviations to plan for the project manager and recommend resolution. 
•    Assure compliance with corporate governance. 
•    Create and maintain project schedules in Microsoft schedule. 
•    Create and maintain SAP project structures. 
•    Work with other departments within Pacific Power as needed. 
•    Complete ad hoc assignment needs as requested to support capital Transmission and Distribution project delivery and supporting functions.


•    Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
•    Ability to perform research and analysis, including the ability to obtain and evaluate relevant data, and develop creative alternatives to complex processes and situations. 
•    At least three years project controls or comparable experience are required. 
•    Working knowledge of SAP. 
•    Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications. 
•    Familiarity with scheduling software and processes. 
•    Solid understanding of construction processes. 
•    Work in a team environment and with all organization levels. 
•    Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing. 
•    Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others within and across the organization.


•    Two years of solid SAP project experience. 
•    Knowledge of the electric utility industry and its regulatory and operating environments.
•    Understanding of the project life cycle.

Additional Information

Primary Location: PORTLAND

Department: PMO

Schedule:  Days

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $87,600-$103,100

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.


Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit:


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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