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Sargent & Lundy, LLC Project Controls and Scheduling – Primavera P6 Specialist in Indianapolis, Indiana


COVID-19 Precaution: Virtual Interviews

Our commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we will be conducting our hiring process virtually and conducting interviews via phone or video until further notice. We will provide candidates selected for interviews with all the required instructions. Thank you for your interest in Sargent & Lundy.

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

This is a remote/virtual position at the outset, but will eventually transition to be based in Indianapolis, IN.


This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your technical skills to meet project team and client needs for developing / maintaining project schedules and monitoring project performance. This work will include interfacing directly with project management, client management and site personnel for the development of detailed integrated schedules for the engineering, procurement and construction scopes of work associated with energy transmission and distribution projects. Using a variety of industry and proprietary software tools, including Primavera P6, and under the direction of the project lead, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Implement project controls tools and methodology

  • On an ongoing basis, develop and maintain detailed project schedules, including resource loading labor hours and commodities to schedule activities

  • Generate resource projection curves based on the resource loaded schedule

  • Assemble supporting documentation to meet project team and client requests/needs

  • Analyze data and build reports to support project monitoring and decision making

  • Perform CPI/SPI calculations using earned value principles

  • Interface regularly with cost control specialists and project management to support monitoring cost performance

  • There is the potential for you to travel to client offices or plant site locations for design reviews and project coordination meetings.


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Proficiency using Primavera P6 scheduling software, including resource loading experience

  • Familiarity with the practical application of project controls

  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a proven ability to interact and multitask with project team members, clients, and vendors of varying position levels.

  • Motivation: Eager to learn new skills and develop knowledge to add make a valuable impact to project team operation. Willing to engage with others to understand project team needs. Committed to deliver high quality, accurate deliverables with attention to detail.

  • Computer Skills: Working knowledge in MS Office tools, with emphasis on the advanced use of MS Excel and/or MS Access in creating detailed, interactive spreadsheets, workbooks, and databases.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor of science degree from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background, preferably with an emphasis in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering, or General Engineering, or equivalent experience

  • Related engineering internship, co-op, or work experience, which includes project controls, project planning, project scheduling, and earned value performance, preferably within the power industry

  • Experience using various conditional aggregation and lookup functions in MS Excel

  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestEngineering

TypeFull Time - Regular

Job ID2020-3221