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Sargent & Lundy, LLC Project Controls and Scheduling – Primavera P6 Specialist in Richmond, Virginia


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Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

Quality–We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.

Accountability–Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.

Our People–We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.

Our Clients–We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.

Innovation–Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.

Meaningful Impact–We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.

Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly experienced staff dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects. We are currently looking for a qualified project controls and scheduling specialist to work in Richmond, VA.


This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your technical skills to meet project team and client needs for developing / maintaining project schedules and monitoring project performance. This work will include interfacing directly with project management, client management and site personnel for the development of detailed integrated schedules for the engineering, procurement and construction scopes of work associated with nuclear power generation projects. Using a variety of industry and proprietary software tools, including Primavera P6, and under the direction of the project lead, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Implement project controls tools and methodology

  • On an ongoing basis, develop and maintain detailed project schedules, including resource loading labor hours and commodities to schedule activities

  • Generate resource projection curves based on the resource loaded schedule

  • Assemble supporting documentation to meet project team and client requests/needs

  • Analyze data and build reports to support project monitoring and decision making

  • Perform CPI/SPI calculations using earned value principles

  • Interface regularly project management to support monitoring cost performance

  • There is the potential for you to travel to client offices or plant site locations for design reviews and project coordination meetings.


    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

    Essential skills and experience:

  • Proficiency using Primavera P6 scheduling software, including resource loading experience

  • Familiarity with the practical application of project controls

  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a proven ability to interact and multitask with project team members, clients, and vendors of varying position levels.

  • Motivation: Eager to learn new skills and develop knowledge to add make a valuable impact to project team operation. Willing to engage with others to understand project team needs. Committed to deliver high quality, accurate deliverables with attention to detail.

  • Computer Skills: Working knowledge in MS Office tools, with emphasis on the advanced use of MS Excel and/or MS Access in creating detailed, interactive spreadsheets, workbooks, and databases.

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor of science degree from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background, preferably with an emphasis in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering, or General Engineering, or equivalent experience

  • Related engineering internship, co-op, or work experience, which includes project controls, project planning, project scheduling, and earned value performance, preferably within the power industry

  • Experience using various conditional aggregation and lookup functions in MS Excel

  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.



CountryUnited States

Area of Interest Engineering

Type Full Time - Regular

Job ID 2021-3961