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Project Controls Engineer - Cost at PSEG

Project Controls Engineer - Cost

PSEG South Plainfield, NJ Full-Time

Requisition : 72946

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.

Salary Range : $ 67,500 - $ 128,300

Incentive : PIP 10%

Work Location Category : Hybrid

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

The associate in this position will develop or possess skills and expertise in the following areas:

Project Scope coordination;

Project Execution Plan input, preparation, coordination, and monitoring;

Project Estimate;

Assist in project schedule development;

Contractor coordination and management;

Project management assistance;

Integrated cost and scheduling;

Total Project & Annual Budget development;

Financial analysis;

Cost accounting and forecasting;

Variance analysis;

Performance reporting;

Project change management; and

Risk and contingency planning

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Implement standard cost, schedule and risk programs, processes and practices to ensure Design and Construction projects are performed in accordance with approved budgets and schedules.

Develop, coordinate and maintain financial, schedule, estimate, budget, resource, procurement, risk and other data within PrimaveraP6 and other databases and query tools for individual projects and for the P&C project portfolio.

Develop, coordinate and maintain status reporting and executive dashboards for the financial aspects and schedules for P&C projects within Primavera P6, including performance indices such as CPI, SPI, Earned Value, and other Key Performance Indices(KPIs).

Job Responsibilities

Job Specific Qualifications


BS in Engineering, Construction, or Business discipline or up to two years professional business, engineering or construction experience

Up to 2 years of experience with Project Controls concepts (project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling, or closeout) field or home office

Up to 2 years of experience with Cost Engineering concepts (project estimating, forecasting, cost controls or variance reporting)

Up to 2 years of experience with ERP systems for identifying and reporting actual costs posted to projects (i.e. SAP, JDEdwards, or Peoplesoft, etc.)

Up to 2 years of experience with Integrated Data Management Tools such as, MS Excel and MS Access

Up to 2 years of experience with Project Management Document management software tool applications experience (ECM, FileNet, or Sharepoint, etc.)

Must be a self-starter capable of seeking out project related information from Project Stakeholders Presentation skills

Must have a valid drivers license

Minimum Years of Experience

0 years of experience

1 year of experience

2 years of experience


Bachelor in Engineering or Construction

Bachelors in Business


None Noted


Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to 10 CFR Part 810 controlled information. If the position does require access to this information, the Talent Acquisition representative will provide further details upon making an offer.

PSEG is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

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PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individuals qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

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