Est. $34.65 - $76.79
Full-time, Part-time

San Ramon, CA 94582

Job Description

Requisition ID # 69880 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Gas Operations

Job Location : San Ramon

Department Overview

Gas Operations is focused on ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to our customers. As a whole, Gas Operations is responsible for all aspects of PG&E's gas distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response.

Position Summary

The Expert Project Controls Analyst job requires mastery of the Scheduling or Earned Value discipline and skills. This position is responsible for providing technical standards, strategy and implementation support for the Earned Value and Scheduling systems and functions and handles complex problems and issues. The Expert Project Controls Analyst is a recognized expert within their area of project cost analysis, identifies opportunities and brings in ideas to help improve company performance and applies extensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices to resolve complex problems with only minimal guidance.

This classification is represented by Engineers & Scientists of California (ESC) and is subject to collective bargaining.

Job Responsibilities

Is able to perform the job duties of a Senior level Project Controls Analyst. As assigned, additional job duties include:

1.         Support the development of Earning Rules / and Baseline Schedule Templates

2.         Assist in tracking and reporting work stream portfolio trend analysis

3.         Identify, provide recommendations and lead improvements or corrective action to program

4.         Train and mentor less experienced PCA’s, provide guidance and assistance

5.         Help develop and implement earned value and portfolio schedule strategies

6.         Manage complex 2,000 - 10,000 line item schedule

7.         Understand and keep track of granularity of PG&E and third party contractor schedules. Create and maintain complex integrated schedules including import of contractor schedules, functional schedules and schedule data from codependent projects. Ensure horizontal and vertical integration of master schedules

  1. Create contractor scheduling specifications for bid packages to facilitate contractor schedule integration into Master Integrated Schedules including definition of key milestones, activity naming and calendar conventions, contractor baseline requires, and contractor schedule of payments based on weekly and/or monthly
  2. Review contractor schedule submissions and PG&E generated schedules for accuracy, unapproved baseline changes, legitimacy of delay and scope change claims

8.         Use tools to manage Schedule Change (Claim Digger or equivalent). Identify and evaluate changes made to different versions of the same schedule. Compare schedules, perform impact analysis and document delays to the schedule.

9.         Works across multiple cross functional work streams to generate comprehensive solutions

10.        Interact with Managers and or Directors to influence, design and implement processes

11.        Create detailed plans with limited information including WBS structure and core logic

12.        May maintain, utilize and mentor other PCA’s regarding ANSI/EIA-748- Compliant Earned Value Management systems and procedures for project management organizations


Resolves problems of complex scope. Assignments may require complex solutions.  Works  independently with limited feedback from supervisor. Expected to apply creative solutions, techniques and approaches to work assignments. Customarily and regularly uses discretion and independent judgment in fulfilling these job functions.


Assists lower classification Project Controls Analysts and works with the supervisor.  Interacts with Managers and or Directors to influence, design and implement processes. Internal contacts include project team members and company management across various departments. Has specialized technical expertise and provides information and training as appropriate in the assigned specialized area.



  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or its equivalent in education and experience
  • 7 years as a Project Controls Analyst (including Senior PCA); or 12 years PG&E relevant experience in an electric or gas transmission and/or distribution business operations area, business planning, accounting, finance, construction management and/or project management; or 14 years of related experience if hired externally.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and maintenance
  • Current Project Scheduler Professional (PSP) Certification by AACEI


  • Experience with appropriate software tools, currently SAP Work Management & Project Systems, Unifier, SRM/Ariba, BW, AO, and Primavera P6
  • Project Management, Project Controls, or Construction Management experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and abilities required for the Journey and Senior level Project Controls Analyst
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple large and complex projects without supervision  and serve as team leader
  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, and assistance to project team
  • Ability to successfully negotiate cost effective solutions beneficial to our customers and PG&E
  • Ability to complete complex assignments with few or no precedents or standards
  • Demonstrated ability to apply extensive knowledge of concepts, principles and practices in a specific field or area of expertise to resolve complex problems
  • Demonstrated strong technical and communications skills     

Pre-Employment Testing

  • Expert Project Control Analyst - Scheduling 

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Posting ID: 742401956 Posted: 2022-07-03 Job Title: Expert Project Control Analyst Esc