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EPC Project Controller (Planner / Scheduler)



Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp (“HQC US”) develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.
The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. HQC US offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, HQC US minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.
EPC Project Controller (scheduler) will be part of multi-functional project teams and will be focused on the adherence to the HQC Project Delivery System in development of schedules for assigned projects. The scheduler will be assigned a portfolio of project schedules, including schedule creation, maintenance, and management, hosting and/or participating in review meetings with project teams and key stakeholders, providing timely updates to projects, preparing agreed upon schedule and cost reports, and management of all assigned schedules from the portfolio.
This position reports to the Director of Project Controls, or another management personnel that the President of the Company may designate. This position is located in Irvine, CA and working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm or 9:00am to 6:00pm local time. Overtime and weekend working hours may be required as needed. Ability to travel, up to 10% of the time.


  • Regular attendance, in accordance with company's attendance policy and supervisory assignment, is an essential job duty requirement for this position; and
  • Development and maintenance of EPC project schedules including integration of all subcontractors, suppliers, and stakeholder schedule milestones.
  • Apply fundamental schedule control techniques and liaison its relationship to cost
  • Develop and maintain procedures for scheduling process and reports across projects.
  • Provide analysis of schedule data to identify key project issues.
  • Verify progress and review performance trends.
  • Investigate causes of variances between planned and earned/actual progress and documents discoveries.
  • Identify, analyze, and document project schedule variances and conclude on possible impacts.
  • Support the development of plans and schedules for Sales and Development Opportunities.
  • Actively participate in the development of project Work Breakdown Structure.
  • Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results.


  • Education - Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in engineering, or another related fild engineering science
  • Years of Experience – 3~ 7 years in Project Controls (Planning / Scheduling)
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in use of Scheduling Software Tools such as Primavera P6 & MS Project.
  • Ability to travel, up to 10% of the time.
  • Experience supporting the completion of large-scale projects, particularly construction and/or solar PV projects.
  • Assertive, able to cope with dynamic surroundings, a team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present and explain complex information clearly.
The above-listed salary range is required by the California Pay Transparency Act and may differ depending on the location of those candidates hired nationwide. The salary range shared in the job description is for the listed position and only pertains to the candidate if they work in Irvine, CA. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, skill set, education, licenses and certifications, geographic location, essential job duties and requirements, and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications. An additional discretionary bonus structure or incentives may be offered as part of the overall compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, dental, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.
· Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day
· Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
· Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
· Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
· Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far
· Climb: occasionally ascends/descends on stairway to get to office upper and lower floors
· Travel: review above travel requirement for this position
· Regular professional, office business setting
· Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
· Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)
Hanwha Q Cells is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Hanwha Q Cells will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at hr-usa@qcells.com.
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