Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Masters Intern - Project Controls Professional Intern in RICHLAND, Washington
Organization and Job ID
Job ID: 311663
Directorate: Business Services
Division: Project Lifecycle
Group:NSD 2 Project Controls
The purpose of this position is to support the implementation and maintenance of project management control systems, including cost and schedule control and reporting systems to assist line and project managers in tracking progress toward meeting project objectives. The intern will be involved in:
Preparing proposals to deliver breakthrough science and technology to meet key national needs
Developing detailed project controls plans, statements of work, and other types of planning documents
Constructing time-phased budgets, work schedules, work breakdown structures, and control account plans
Creating project workflows (e.g., Gantt charts, PERT, and CPM network diagrams)
The intern will work under the direction, guidance, and review of a more senior Project Controls Professional. The staff member will:
Develop a working knowledge of project controls systems, tools, and techniques
Develop skills in the organization’s three core competencies: (1) technical and disciplinary skills, (2) business insight and judgment, and (3) relationship management
Become familiar with and begin to apply knowledge of applicable PNNL policies, procedures, the Research and Project Management and Operations (M&O) Program, assigned work, and customer expectations
Work simultaneously on different projects or with multiple customers
Candidates must be matriculated/enrolled in a Master's program at an accredited college or university. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
Some familiarity with planning and management systems, including planning software (i.e., Primavera, Microsoft Project) is desired
Some previous exposure to project management concepts, terminology, and methodologies; knowledge of general business administration
Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills; excellent interpersonal skills; and good verbal and written communication skills
Experience with Microsoft Office software products such as Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, is preferred
Coursework in management information systems and databases (e.g. SQL, Access, and Visual Basic)
- Preferred Degree Programs:Project Management, Engineering / Engineering Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), Construction Management, or Business/Finance/Accounting.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at jobs.pnnl.gov.
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Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a “country of risk” without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.
Directorate: Business Services
Job Category: Master's and PhD Level Internships
Group: Project Lifecycle
Opening Date: 2021-02-12
Closing Date: 2021-04-13