DTE Energy MEP Senior Project Controls Specialist in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

MEP Senior Project Controls Specialist-09426

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are the largest electric and gas utility in Michigan with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America. We are a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan with businesses in 26 different states.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

We care for our employees and prioritize their health and safety first. Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

· Gallup Great Workplace Award for 3 consecutive Years! (2013, 2014 and 2015)

· Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

· J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

· Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

· Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

· Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

· Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.



Supports the project teams and estimating/scheduling personnel efforts towards the development of the project plan and translating that project plan into the project estimate/schedule. Leads, develops and provides analysis of project estimates or schedules. Ensures the credibility of the information contained in the estimate/schedule. Assists with the preparation of project time and/or cost claims. Develop and provide analysis of project estimates/schedules, including, as applicable, CPM software implementation, time impact and delay analysis, and review of periodic schedule updates. Oversees the development and recording of the project’s historical estimate/schedule information and lessons learned. Provides expertise to develop methodologies, techniques and tools, software, standards and guidelines for estimating and/or planning/scheduling; expert knowledge in application of estimating/scheduling software and application of the software. Provides direct support and expertise to project personnel and estimators/schedulers regarding estimating and/or planning/scheduling. Ensures that required project estimating and/or planning/scheduling controls are appropriately implemented and maintained. Provides means of continuous improvement of the estimating/scheduling organization through benchmarking and maintaining affiliations with industry estimating/scheduling organizations and local/national chapters. Develops master and detail schedules inclusive of major milestones, detailed WBS, assignment of costs, labor and equipment to activities, and resources leveling. Monitors and updates schedule progress toward achieving the desired project completion date and informing management team of changes to schedule outcome. Prepares and provides schedule progress reports, trending charts, and schedule analysis and reports forecasts for all significant project activities. Analyzes the effects to the critical path activities; identifies changes to the project that affect the schedule, and develops the recovery schedules and alternate courses of action.



U.S. baccalaureate or foreign equivalent degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or a closely related field is required. Must have at least seven (7) years of experience in running Acumen Fuse® Diagnostics and integration with Primavera P6 as well as demonstrated knowledge in design scheduling, construction scheduling, program scheduling, and cost and resource loading. Experience must include identifying common scheduling pitfalls to mitigate risks using Oracle’s Primavera Risk Analysis. Must have experience developing detailed WBS, milestones, logical sequences, durations, and interdependencies, and activity contingencies. Must also have experience understanding schedule models and methods, schedule quality analysis, schedule strategy, schedule integration techniques, schedule performance analysis techniques, and impact and delay analysis. PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) qualification required.

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization and role to which they’re assigned. This description is in¬tended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the right of any supervisory or management representative to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Job: Construction & Project Management

Title: MEP Senior Project Controls Specialist

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 09426