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Project Control Specialist 2/3

Job Title
Project Control Specialist 2/3
Job ID
Los Alamos,  NM 87545
Other Location

Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated Project Control Specialist to contribute to our mission supporting our work at a DOE Laboratory.

L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOE’s nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.

L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation, and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.


The project controls will be individual contributors to a high-volume of small projects.
The difference between these roles will be levels of experience. 

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Performs cost estimating, analysis, and control activities.
  • Performs schedule development, maintenance, and monitoring activities.
  • Supports project organizational and administrative activities, when delegated.
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in project management or other related field required
  • Level of position will be based on education and years of experience

Level 2:

Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a  four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Level 3:
Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Primavera P6 and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to obtain Q-Clearance or Top-Secret Clearance
  • Knowledge and experience using COBRA as an EV engine and reporting tools such as Empower
  • Earned value management knowledge and experience
  • Self-motivated problem solver with excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and accuracy while supporting interruptions in a dynamic working environment
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills necessary to communicate with multidisciplinary team members, using negotiation skills to influence
  • Must be to work with sensitive and confidential material with discretion and confidentiality
  • Project Management Professional and/or Lean Six Sigma Certification desired
  • Experience with project management and controls tools to include Primavera P6, Deltek Cobra, and Acumen Fuse/Risk
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level in Excel
  • Customer service orientation and a commitment to providing outstanding client service
  • DOE Experience is required
  • On-site Los Alamos, NM

    Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation. This job posting reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and the descriptions listed do not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. As a condition of employment with L&A, you are expected to adhere to all customer site safety protocols and procedures including, but not limited to, all requirements relating to COVID safety such as social distancing, wearing of masks and mandatory vaccination.

    As an L&A employee, you will be eligible for a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare (medical and dental), 401K plan, and paid time off. We believe in investing in our employees beyond compensation and as an L&A employee, you will have access to in-house training, career pathing, mentoring, award programs, tuition reimbursement and much more.

    L&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

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