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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

7/11/2005
Welcome to the new and improved Technology Resource Center website. The new design was built with you, the employee, as the main focal point for enhance time reporting features, ease of navigation, and Job Board Postings. Please take a moment to browse the site, including the Job Board which is listed on the home page to the left of the Press Release/News Section. TRC is proud to offer a small glimpse into some of the exciting projects currently being serviced throughout the country.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!!!
TRC is currently seeking qualified candidates to apply for positions currently available in the following fields:

1) Cost Estimating / Project Controls 2,3, and 4
TRC is currently staffing positions at various Southern California Edison facilities throughout California to assist in the account analysis, budgeting and cost estimating for Edison's Interstate Transmission and Distribution network.

Job Description: Expert knowledge of estimating techniques including indirect cost development, contingency analysis and construction overheads. Typically possesses ten or more years experience in estimating and cost engineering and design engineering and/or field construction.

Requirements: Individual will estimate plant modifications and upgrades to be implemented at a nuclear generating facility. Individual will perform estimates of a conceptual to a definitive level. Estimator must be able to develop various estimate scenarios and communicate with stakeholders to resolve comments and obtain their agreement.

Preferences:

  1. Demonstrated 10 to 15 years experience in the estimating field with nuclear power plant background.
  2. Able to interpret scope documents, drawings and isometrics, and estimate quantities and price commodity requirements.
  3. Demonstrate proficient in Microsoft Office Excel and other Office products.
  4. Demonstrate strong computer skills. Will be required to access specific mainframe applications for information needed to perform estimates.
  5. Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.

Job Description: Broad knowledge of estimating techniques including indirect cost development, contigency analysis and construction overheads.

Requirements Project Overview : This position will be responsible for project controls on major capital projects and programs such as Automation, Added Facilities, Radial Line & Facilities Service Agreements, and Distributed Generation. This position will require thorough knowledge of project controls, project management, engineering, construction, contract administration and accounting principles. Also needed is thorough knowledge of CPM scheduling techniques, utilizing either MS Project or Primavera P3. Knowledge of Excel and MS Access is also required.

Required Technical Skills/Experience: Thorough knowledge in appropriate field. Recognized internally as an expert in field. May be recognized externally as an expert. Limited number of personnel available with knowledge and abilities. Typically possesses four or more years experience in the field performing analysis, consulting, and providing recommendations.

Preferences : Degree: MA/MS/MBA. Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance or related field. Experience in engineering & construction and /or architect and engineering firms in providing project controls on major projects. For Level 1 we would need 5 years of experience, and for level 2 we would need 10yrs. experience. In addition, the level 2 person should also have the skill set that is listed as plus.

FOLLOWING SKILL SETS ONE SHOULD HAVE TO BE CONSIDERED AS EXPERIENCED COST / SCHEDULE ENGINEER.
(They need not be subject matter expert in these entire items, but should have sufficient knowledge and exposure to be able to perform once the process to be used is defined to them) (Depending upon the size of the project, a Subject Matter expert in either Schedule or Cost area may also be considered)

  • Provide Schedule Support
  • Develop Schedule based on Project Requirements
  • Utilize the WBS and Code of Accounts to Define Activity and Resources Code
  • Load schedules with resources and budgeted cost
  • Update and maintain Schedule
  • Develop and provide Biweekly and Monthly Schedule Reports
  • Reports will be Detailed, Summary and /or High Level depending on the audience, the Project and / or Upper Management
  • Reports will be descriptive in nature that provides and explains both positive and negative variances of the Project
  • Should have working knowledge of Critical Path and Float analysis Provide Cost Support
  • Should have a working knowledge of Earned Value
  • Prepare Change Orders and maintain Trend Log
  • Prepare minor changeorder estimates
  • Prepare Cost & Commitment report
  • Analyze recoded cost, work performed, committed cost, uncommitted and contingency amount to determine Cost Forecast at Completion
  • Develop and maintain Summary Cost Reports
  • Develop and maintain Detailed Cost Reports by Phases of Work and Cost Elements
  • Reports will be Detailed, Summary and /or High Level depending on the audience, the Project and / or Upper Management
  • Reports will be descriptive in nature that provides and explains both positive and negative variances of the Project.
  • Setup, maintain and provide a Historical Project Closeout Report at project completion
  • Perform Ad Hoc Reporting as needed

FOLLOWING SKILL SET WOULD BE A PLUS

  • Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) after reviewing the Scope of Work and Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Utilize the WBS to develop and rollup to a Cost Code of Accounts
  • Develop Cost Code of Accounts for both Capital and O&M that ties to the SCE Accounting System
  • Provide Project Control Guidance
  • Develop & Update Project Controls Plan
  • Develop Cost Metric to assist in forecasting project Cost at Completion
  • Ability to prepare custom reports using advanced data base management software / tools
  • Train the Project in the use of reading and interpreting Reports as required.