Navigant Consulting Inc Senior Consultant - Energy - Scheduling Analyst - Remote Location in VERMILLION, South Dakota
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.
With over 600 consultants, Navigant’s global Energy practice is the largest energy management consulting team in the industry. We collaborate with utilities, government and NGOs, industries and large corporations, product manufacturers, and investors to help them thrive in a rapidly changing energy environment. Our clients include the world’s 50 largest electric, water, and gas utilities; the 20 largest independent power generators; and the 20 largest gas distribution and pipeline companies. Navigant’s seasoned professionals and highly skilled specialists form exceptional teams to help clients transform their businesses, manage complexity and accelerate operational performance, meet compliance requirements, and transform systems and governance to address upcoming changes as the energy transformation takes hold.
Navigant was awarded the contract by the Government of Puerto Rico through the Central Office of Recovery, Reconstruction, and Resilience (COR3). Bringing reliable and affordable power to Puerto Rico is critical to the island’s economy and the well-being of its residents. With Navigant’s expertise across power systems generation, T&D, distributed energy resources, and grid modernization, Navigant is uniquely positioned to deliver on key objectives for a more resilient, customer-centric, and sustainable energy system for the people of Puerto Rico.
The Scheduling Analyst will assist the Master Scheduler in the development and implementation of schedules to support client projects. Perform Program Planning and Scheduling tasks for the organization. The Scheduling Analyst will support a diverse group of Program Managers, Project Managers, and Technical Leads in the development of program plans and schedules.
Facilitate project planning: prioritize tasks, set deadlines and manage deliverables
Analyze schedule information with the project teams and stakeholders on a weekly basis
Generate program plans & schedules from the earliest stages of program development through program execution
Develop solutions to complex problems and support the development and deployment of new techniques and tools
Prepare and coordinate plans and schedules for new and/or existing projects.
Analyze effects of projects on engineering, facilities, and construction and determine efficient methods to solve conflicts.
Minimum 2 years related experience in MS Project or Primavera
Good organizational skills and ability to effectively coordinate multiple activities.
Solid knowledge of MS Project; scheduling theory, techniques and methodologies; project management principles.
Working knowledge of critical path and other schedule risk/opportunity analysis techniques.
Good presentation, communication, and analytical skills
BS in Engineering or Construction Management, with a solid academic performance.
PMP Certification preferred
2 plus years’ experience in scheduling, with emphasis in project controls.
Highly motivated, driven, and dynamic attitude towards work and career.
Creative problem-solving ability and a collaborative, consultancy mindset.
Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish is a plus.
Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize tasks.
Must demonstrate a working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience with Primavera scheduling tools. MS Project and Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling techniques.
Solid skills in analysis and reasoning, good interpersonal, communication and time management skills.
Travel is required
Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively
Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently
Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously
Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day
Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data
The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.
Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.