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P6 Baseline and Database Administrator, Mobile Launcher 2 (ML2)

Company: Bechtel
Location: Cape Canaveral
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 239079Requisition Posting End Date: 11/17/2021Project DescriptionThe ML2 Project is the design and construction of a launch platform for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The purpose of ML2, located at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), is to provide a launch platform for the Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced launch vehicle that will fill America's need for deep space missions. ML2 includes many different subsystems that must operate and fit within the constraints of the structure and provide physical interface with KSC launch sites' ground systems.Role OverviewThe ML2 P6 Baseline and Database administrator plays an essential role in providing important schedule analytics for project execution management and maintaining schedule configuration control and compliance with EVMS and corporate schedule requirements. This role will be involved in all aspects of defining, maintaining, and analyzing the project Integrated Management Schedule structure from supporting the project planning lead in establishing and implementing the planning philosophy for the project through running detailed analytics to identify opportunities for improvement in the schedule construct, to working collaboratively with and providing technical guidance to the planning and project execution team to implement the identified improvements. The position also plays a key role in ensuring accurate and timely implementation of changes into the project baseline schedule within the established procedures and timing requirements.The successful candidate will require both a keen attention to detail and technical competence in handling and analyzing large data sets in Primavera P6 and other schedule related analytical tools.Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborates with the project Planning Lead and Project Controls Manager to develop and document schedule requirements, database settings, reporting timelines, and general schedule philosophy for the ML2 project. Responsibilities include:
    • Developing, issuing, and providing guidance and training on Schedule related procedures and desktop instructions, as needed.
    • Establishing schedule mandatory code field parameters and data dictionary
    • Maintaining code field integration with Cost System and estimate structure
    • Maintaining resource dictionaries and calendar settings
    • Administering schedule system user access and permissions
    • Assigning and maintaining schedule baseline files
    • Responsible for the administration and maintenance of the P6 scheduling software and associated databases, including:
      • Interfacing with IS&T and web developers for P6 related topics, errors, or problems
      • Functionality testing, data validation and add-on tools testing.
      • Coordination, development, and deployment of upgrades and follow-on training
      • Responsible for development and issuance of routine and special purpose scheduling reports and deliverables, including:
        • Contract deliverables, monthly report content, and weekly review meeting materials related to schedule
        • Creation and maintenance of management summary schedules, e.g., Level I, Level II, Project Milestones reporting
        • Project and corporate schedule metrics reports, e.g., Start & Finish Metric
        • Schedule data quality and integrity analysis to identify schedule health issues using manual and packaged software applications common in the industry.
        • Collaborate with the project team and oversight entities or their resolution.
        • Administering and quality checking import and export files processes
        • Responsible for maintaining configuration control of the Project Baseline schedule, including:
          • Supporting the planning team with appropriate file structure and definitions required to develop baseline change information for review and approval
          • Implementing approved baseline changes into the project schedule in accordance with approved baseline change authorization documents
          • Maintaining WBS structure / tree and WBS dictionary in accordance with project scope of work
          • Responsible for analyzing the project schedule to identify and implement solutions needed to ensure compliance with contractual and corporate schedule requirements, including those elements related to the project's Earned Value Management System certification.
          • Perform risk analysis for establishment of schedule margin requirements in the baseline and understanding of schedule risk exposure in the forecast using a combination of management judgment and results from Monte Carlo risk analysis software such as Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA) or Acumen Risk.
          • Assists the planning team in the development and integration of individual schedules into the total project plan, including baseline change development and implementation, and forecast schedule status and maintenance.
          • Performs data analysis on both the baseline and forecast schedules to identify opportunities to improve on execution sequences, identify and work to resolve complex or recurring execution challenges or risks in future phases of project execution.Basic Qualifications:
            • Level 1: must possess at least a BS/BA degree from an accredited university with at least 6 years of professional experience or, in lieu of a degree, must have over 12 years of professional experience.
            • Level 2: must possess at least a BS/BA degree from an accredited university with at least 9 years of professional experience or, in lieu of a degree, must have over 15 years of professional experience.
            • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident of the US per contract requirements.
            • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
            • All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment and successfully go through a government screening process. Unescorted access approval is required.
            • Candidate must successfully clear government background check.Minimum Qualifications:
              • Primavera P6 database setup and administration experience on major Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Startup projects
              • Project Controls general technical skills
              • Intermediate knowledge and experience with:
                • Establishing schedule requirements and developing procedures or guidance documents
                • Office and other standard industry productivity software tools
                • Skilled in oral and written communication
                • Ability to work independently and as part of team to meet project requirements
                • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities
                • Proficiency with maintaining government EVMS compliant Primavera P6 schedule software applications.
                • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.Preferred Qualifications:
                  • Performing Monte Carlo Schedule Risk Analysis using standard industry software tools
                  • Demonstrated skill in identifying and analyzing issues and recommending corrective actions
                  • Working knowledge of summary schedule software such as Milestones ProfessionalShaping tomorrow togetherBechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.www.bechtel.comBechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Bechtel, Melbourne , P6 Baseline and Database Administrator, Mobile Launcher 2 (ML2), IT / Software / Systems , Cape Canaveral, Florida

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