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Sr Project Controls Specialist, Salt Lake City, UT #109900

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp


General Purpose

Provide scheduling, cost control and other project controls functions for major projects. Responsible for developing achievable project schedules based on resource availability and constraints.


•    Develop detailed large and complex project plans, and work breakdown structures to support project activity scheduling. 
•    Develop cost estimates. 
•    Ability to  develop project summary reports, providing tables and graphs of project earned value.  
•    Collaborate with corporate offices on cost, budget and procurement issues, determining positive resolution.  
•    Monitor and identify deviations to plan,  and make recommendations to the Project Manager. 
•    Ensure compliance with corporate governance. 
•    Create and maintain project schedules in the Primavera scheduling database. 
•    Create and maintain SAP project structures. 
•    Develop key performance indicators for critical department metrics.  Analyze and monitor performance and identify areas for improvement. 
•    Provide project controls support for multiple project teams. 
•    Analyze SAP project cost data variances and determine necessary corrections. 
•    Research and evaluate data, and independently develop creative alternative to complex processes and situations. 
•    Provide application of scheduling logic, constraints, lag/lead relationships, float management, etc. to apply critical path scheduling methodology. 
•    Develop and analyze ad hoc reports. 
•    Act as lead for group, mentor associate and career level employees. 
•    Act as key knowledge source for group. 
•    Provide direction to Project Managers and key stakeholders regarding project milestones. 


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Project Management or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    A minimum of five years of project controls experience. 
•    Primavera Scheduling experience. 
•    Leadership and teamwork skills to negotiate with and influence on project issues.
•    Experience working with project life cycles.


•    Knowledge of the utility industry.
•    CPM certification. 
•    SAP project experience. 

Additional Information

Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY

Department: Pacificorp


Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $98,200-$115,500


This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% 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.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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