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ASRC Industrial Services Project Controls Specialist - Tennessee Valley in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Project Controls Specialist - Tennessee Valley


Title: Project Controls Specialist - Tennessee Valley

ID: 1599 - TVA


About Company

RSI EnTech (RSI) has provided services to major federal clients and Fortune 500 engineering and construction companies since 1996. RSI EnTech has more than two decades of experience in complex, highly regulated markets providing environmental, engineering, energy and project management services while maintaining an excellent safety record. RSI Services was founded in 2017 and is the 8(a) company of RSI EnTech .

RSI is headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and is a wholly owned operating company of ASRC Industrial (AIS). AIS is a wholly owned operating company of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). Through ASRC, we are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

RSI offers a full range of benefits; a generous PTO plan, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K (100% match up to 4% eligible compensation) and 100% immediate vesting, Basic and Supplemental life insurance, and short- & long-term disability.

RSI EnTech is currently recruiting Project Controls Specialists with cost and schedule experience for our client throughout the Tennessee Valley area including Chattanooga, TN. These positions require experience in the use of Primavera P6 and earned value management systems preferably on major engineering/design and/or construction projects. The positions may require the successful candidate to work on-site or they may be a hybrid of on-site and telework.

The Project Controls Specialist is responsible for supporting the Project Manager in project scoping, planning, scheduling and cost management; earned value management; change control; problem identification and resolution support. The Project Controls Specialist requires good communications skills that exude a positive, customer-oriented attitude.


  • Plan and monitor project cost performance.

  • Develop monthly project budget and analyze cost for risk and opportunities

  • Periodically review the project status by analyzing actual progress and cost as compared to the project plan.

  • Accrual preparation and analysis

  • Prepare status reports and provide detailed analysis on project status through the use of earned value management techniques and tools.

  • Conduct change control in accordance with established procedures

  • Prepare work orders as needed for project team.

  • Assist with project creation, funding requests and project closeout processes.

  • Plan, schedule, and monitor schedule performance

  • Coordinate with various customer and stakeholder organizations on the status of work being performed and process change requests when changes impact project completion dates or budget

  • Prepare summary and detail level reports which are the fundamental monitoring tool to identify progress and problems with projects.

  • Document project progress and changes, forecast project cost and schedule impacts, and communicate progress updates and projections to team members.

  • Interface with other members of the project team including engineering, construction, procurement, operations and senior management.

  • Travel to project sites to support management reviews, as needed.


Education –Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or financial/business field, or related field desired plus several years of progressively more responsible project control experience. Detailed knowledge of project control practices, methods, procedures. PMP Certification by the Project Management Institute or AACE certification is desired.

Experience – Demonstrated application of project control concepts, processes, methodology, and techniques. Demonstrated experience in cost engineering practices such as performance analysis, business planning, budgeting, economic analysis, cost control, forecasting, etc. with ability to query company financial accounting system for detailed cost analysis. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate at all levels of management including executive management. Demonstrated ability to schedule work activities in Primavera, P6. Demonstrated ability to use PC based software (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point). Working knowledge of business planning processes and supporting budgetary, financial & workforce planning processes. Demonstrated ability in problem solving and analysis. Working knowledge of resource, cost and schedule integration. Familiarity with the concept of how risk management tools work and are used and applied on a project.

Clearance and Health Regiments:

  • Criminal Background Check

  • Pre-placement Drug Screening

EEO Statement:

ASRC Industrial (AIS) and its operating companies affords equal opportunity in employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, familial status, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under Federal, State or Local law. AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.