Senior Project Analyst - Capital Project Controls


Denver, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
Remote Options:  Partial Work From Home

UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility company committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and 1 county in Maryland. We pride ourselves on being a responsive, engaging energy company.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1,700 plus employees who strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and the communities we serve every day.

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance
  • disability plans
  • 401(k) matched savings plan
  • paid vacation
  • company stock purchase program
  • wellness programs
  • tuition reimbursement
  • paid parental leave
  • paid volunteer time
  • adoption assistance

Job Summary

The Senior Project Analyst (SPA) is responsible for project controls tasks and deliverables related to Replacement and Betterment (R&B) and Growth capital projects.  Having more background and experience (and, therefore, taking on more volume of work) than a Project Analyst, the SPA supports project managers and other stakeholders throughout projects in areas of estimating, cost tracking, scheduling, variance analysis, resource planning, document management, closeout processes, administrative functions, and other pertinent project information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide cost estimates, support Request for Proposal (RFP)/Bid processes, and assist with development of forecasts for capital projects.  Work with other project analysts, project management personnel, and project stakeholders as needed to refine, compare, conduct variance analysis, and update financial information.
  • Develop and update schedules for capital projects based on key milestones, deadlines, regulatory requirements, project changes, and other aspects affecting overall project timelines.  Work with the Capital Construction group to support resource planning and fulfill budget coordinator responsibilities; update the Fieldglass and PowerPlan systems (and others) with current information.    
  • Assist with the closeout process for capital projects ensuring all documentation procedures are complete and in compliance including as-built drawings, MTR and material data, GIS data, construction job books, and other project-related material. Coordinate electronic and hard copy document management procedures for projects to ensure consistency and uniformity; update the Capital Project Management SharePoint site and coordinate access to third-party share sites as needed. 
  • Execute additional duties and responsibilities as required and directed by the Project Controls Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptionally organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Financial/accounting acumen; ability to analyze project data, identify key information, and present findings to team members.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.); ability to learn and become proficient with company-specific software/programs.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and develop trust; collaborative, team-focused, and service-oriented.
  • Strong communication skills; communicate effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting/analytics preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in gas, electric utility/pipeline/transmission; Minimum 5 years of experience in financial/accounting analysis.
  • PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) (or other certifications in cost management and/or project controls) preferred.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; MS Project preferred.

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with UGI policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, UGI cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician. Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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