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Entergy Sr Mgr. Project Controls in The Woodlands, Texas

Sr Mgr. Project Controls

Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

Job Summary/Purpose

Ensures proper and comprehensive project controls are implemented on capital projects. Ensures deliverables in the area of cost, schedule, scope and risk are developed in line with the requirements of the Stage Gate Process. Supports the project control managers with decisions associated with controls on projects and review project status reports and performance metrics as projects progress. Provides direct oversight, coaching and support to project controls managers and project controls specialists throughout the project lifecycle.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Manages an assigned team of project controls managers, specialists and analysts. Provides oversight, support and coaching to the project controls staff.

  • Ensures project controls are implemented on assigned capital projects in line with Management Standards and Stage Gate Process requirements.

  • Collaborates closely with project management to assess project team performance and address any gaps, identify project risks and develop mitigation plans and identify project issues and formulate plans to address the issues.

  • Reviews and validates project status reports and performance metrics for all assigned projects.

  • Provides information and reports related to project progress, estimates at completion and compliance with project controls standards to executives and to project steering committees. Provides input to progress reports filed with regulatory bodies.

  • Identifies gaps in Entergy's project control environment and takes proactive steps to implement improvements and strengthen controls.

  • Proven track record on managing large CCCT Projects/Programs for Owner and EPC organizations. Should have worked on Projects of $1 Billion dollar plus in managerial project controls. Contract and change order acumen.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

  • B.S. in Engineering, Construction Management or applicable course of study or related work experience.

  • MBA or other advanced degree preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 10+ years plus capital project development and management experience. (Large, complex, utility capital project experience essential).

  • 5+ years experience in the management and control of large, complex utility capital projects with an EPC or Engineering firm is desired.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

  • Expert knowledge of the fundamentals of scheduling, cost control, and risk management.

  • Superior knowledge of scheduling software packages and related analytics.

  • Superior skills with spreadsheet based analytics.

  • Knowledge of project and construction management fundamentals.

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Desired: Individual should have strong knowledge in Project cost controls and cost engineering and should have 3 + years of field experience on Mega Projects of $1B and greater.

Any certificates, licenses, etc.required of the position

  • Desired: PMP Certification.

Other Attributes

Functional Knowledg e: Requires comprehensive understanding of concepts and principles within own discipline and knowledge of others.

Business Expertise: Applies in-depth understanding of how own discipline integrates within the function.

Problem Solving: Manages multiple related teams, sets organizational priorities and allocates resources.

Impact: Impacts the business results of a sub-function by supporting and funding of projects, products, services and/or technologies anddeveloping policies and plans. Guided by functional business plans.

Interpersonal Skills: "Influences others internally and externally, including senior leaders."



Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands Texas : The Woodlands

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114999

Travel Percentage :25% to 50%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere ( to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here ( and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity ( and Pay Transparency ( .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision ( (

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.


As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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