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Senior Project Specialist - Transmission & Distribution (Kansas City)

Company: Burns & McDonnell
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Senior Project Specialist is responsible for interfacing with internal and external project leadership to ensure the successful execution of overall projects and associated milestones throughout the project lifecycle. This position is responsible for leading complex efforts for engineering-related projects regarding client communications, financial health and project schedule. This position leads and collaborates with internal project management to provide solutions in executing project needs within the budget and schedule.Manage the development and implementation of project reporting models and data for engineering projects.Analyze project financial reporting for engineering-only projects and present data to the project management team.Develop, implement, and maintain internal and external cost management reporting data.Responsible for developing project schedules, cost reports, and project forecasting for multiple projects within accounting guidelines.Responsible for delivering effective and accurate communication to the client representatives, vendors, suppliers and subcontractors on project development and execution.Provide the client with updates for project execution plans and communication documents on the project's status.Manage internal system accuracy for engineering scheduling, logistics, and cost control within the project's scope.Report by effectively communicating project status with the Project Management Team on progress, cost and schedule metrics.Lead internal project risk management process adherence.Report project cost information to the Project Management team and Accounting department for budget status and accuracy.Provide leadership and training to team members on the function and format of project financial reporting.Performs other duties as assignedComplies with all policies and standardsQualificationsBachelor Degree in business, accounting or related degree and 8 years of related experience Required orAssociate Degree and 10 years of related experience RequiredAbility to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.Excellent presentation skills.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to work independently, demonstrating accuracy, reliability, organization and problem solving skills.Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks.Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels within an organization.Expert research, analytical and problem solving skills, with a high level of accuracy.Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint is required.EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransAt Burns & McDonnell, you'll be empowered to build not just projects, but your career. Our expansive service offerings means stability, job security and incredible potential for growth. Move up the project management or sales cycle, or across departments and groups. Explore opportunities across our family of companies. Establish and achieve evolving goals along your career journey - all at the same company. Just choose your starting point and go.We take on the world's toughest challenges and use our skills, experience, and courage to solve them. Working from more than 60 offices globally , our professionals transform communities through the vital infrastructure that sustains and improves quality of life.We're proud to be a 100% employee-owned company and we invest in our most important resource - our people - with an industry-leading benefits package that supports physical, emotional and financial health. But being employee-owners means more to us than just the financial benefit. We all foster culture of ownership, where each of us has a vested stake in the success of our company and one another. From robust training programs to a commitment to diversity and inclusion to all the ways we give back , our employee-owners help our clients, our industries and our communities thrive.

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