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Data Specialist

ACT Consulting
Auburn, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Job Description

ACT Consulting has an immediate need for a Data Specialist- Auburn - MA with our direct client.
Please take a moment to review the job description. If this is something you are interested in, please send a copy of your resume to or contact us at 203-864-9047 for additional details.
ACT Consulting is a U.S. owned and operated staffing company providing our clients with candidates on a national basis for contract, contract to hire, and direct hire engagements. Our clients are comprised mostly of Fortune 1000 companies, primarily in the areas of Information Technology, Engineering, Professional, Accounting and Finance

Data Specialist
Auburn - MA
6-12 months
RAte: $28/hr on w2


Job Description Summary
Provide support for the Design and Estimation of Gas Standard Program work packages. Standard Program work includes pipes of 12” diameter or less, operating at 99 psig or less. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Creation of work orders within MAXIMO, completion and routing of Project Approval Forms, required updates to tracking document, creation of service project spreadsheets through GIS reviews, P6 updates, and some Main and service estimates for program and new business gas projects.

Essential Functions
Provides support to Estimators and Designers to accomplish the goals established for the Standard Design Group.
Creates work orders from pipe requests as required by engineering.
Assists estimating team with establishing project specific service spreadsheets and submission for work order creation.
Maintains project tracking sheet and updates information pertaining to monthly progress.
Review and update P6 data specific to Project Controls requirements.
Assists with routing of projects in PowerPlan for financial approvals.
Estimates cost for Gas Projects and documents/evaluates historical data for the development and refinement of future estimates
Verifies BOM for required materials needed for construction of Gas Projects
Prepares and reviews work packages to ensure accuracy and completeness
Works cross-functionally with stakeholders to identify requirements and design specifications for new and existing gas facilities.
Works with project management to verify project schedules and updates changes as necessary.

Technical Knowledge/Skills
Ability to read and understand contract documents, Engineering drawings, and specifications
Strong Computer skills including Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Teams
(Preferred but not required) Understands gas pipeline systems, construction materials, design and engineering concepts, and overall knowledge of gas construction
Ability to analyze data and extract relevant information
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work effectively with various levels within the organization
Ability to multitask and shift among multiple priorities
Strong sense of ownership and an effective team player

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline OR equivalent experience

Zero (0) to three (3) years of experience

Working Conditions
Work is performed primarily in an office environment which requires sitting, standing and general movement throughout the office area.
Job can require driving to different geographic locations to visit field sites or attend meetings as necessary.

Access to and the use of MAXIMO will be required for this role. Previous experience with it is preferred, but for the tasks they will do we can teach them how to use it. The same applies to PowerPlan.

What are the main day-to-day responsibilities/projects that your new hire will have?

Data entry, creation of service spread sheets, put info into power plan, doing updates on green sheet, Maximo experience preferred

What qualifications are must-haves for candidates?
(e.g. X technical skills, experience with Y projects, Z certification or license, degree required, industry knowledge, software)

Formal education, data or engineering experience

What would be some nice-to-have skills for candidates and why?
(e.g. experience with utility industry, familiarity with X programming language)
Estimating, gas construction background, utility experience

What are some common reasons someone is not successful in this role? Cultural fit?

Total lack of experience, not looking for a college graduate, 1-5 years

Educational requirement? Certifications?
Bachelor’s Degree
Interview Process?
Video via Teams, 1hr
Will travel be involved or just one location? Remote temporarily due to COVID or on-site 100%?
One location
Is this position safety sensitive?
Growth opportunities?
6 month contract, with a possibility of extension

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