If you were standing in front of a building that was on fire, would you rush in to save lives?

When making a tough call, does your gut win over your head and heart?

When playing Rock Paper Scissors, do you look for and exploit patterns in the behavior of your opponent?

When you open the newspaper, do you immediately go for the crossword?

Do you prefer the unexpected over routine? 

If you answered Yes to any of these questions, then stop looking for a job! Join SMA for an adventure:

  • Take control of your career
  • Help accomplish great things
  • See the results of your hard work

The Job

Planning / Schedule and Cost Consultant: A Planning/ Schedule and Cost Consultant has extensive hands-on experience developing Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Integrated Master Plan (IMP), and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS). Their experience includes design and implementation of WBS coding structures, IMP/ IMS coding structure, methodology and approach for implementing giver/receivers, development of tier-one schedule (one pager), tier-two schedule, and master schedules from a single database. They have hands-on experience utilizing Deltek COBRA, Deltek MPM, forProject EVMS, or other EVMS tools to generate the seven formats of the IPMR. They have had responsibility collecting status, integrating the IMS, integrating actuals from the financial system, implementing Baseline Change Requests (BCR), updating and managing Estimate To Complete (ETC) and Estimate At Complete (EAC), conducting analysis, and developing and managing responses to variances. In addition, they are an expert-level Microsoft Excel user.

Career Stage: Principal Associate

Location: Portland,OR, United States

Period of Performance: 02/02/2020 to 03/11/2020

Pay: Approximately $85.13/hr ranging from $71.25/hr to $99.00/hr

Reference ID: O-013125.03

About Us: We are SMA, the leader in professional services for project-based industries. We help companies win in their markets by informing their strategic choices, improving their competitiveness, and performing on critical projects. Join our community of over 650 professionals like yourself—all confident in their capabilities and who want choices that will accelerate their career. We offer flexible work opportunities, meritocratic pay and benefits.
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About You: You have approximately more than 20 years of experience in this role

You are relentless in solving problems, work well in teams, and enjoy a challenge

You are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and have completed at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

You are looking for adventure!

SMA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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