Scheduling for 2-5 project managers at any given time.
Will be assuming project schedules that are in place or in progress.
Will be participating in project update calls throughout the day.
Might go on project walk downs to review the work they are scheduling.
Particular types of project experience: Civil, Electrical, Telecom or Gas company construction project Scheduling.
Years of experience: Will consider less than 5-8 if candidate has strong P6 experience.
Candidate will visit each project at least three times (beginning, middle, end).
Types of projects: Electrical, overhead, relay, substation – typical electrical utility types of programs (electrical utility industry scheduling experience is not a must).
Size of projects: Typically from $500,000 and up ($25,000,000 at the top).
Team dynamic: Team of about 14 schedulers; interface with PM’s based on the rhythm established between the PM’s and the Schedulers; most of the time working in the office with other Schedulers; lots of shared learning – meet as a team if there are things going on with particular projects that could be a good learning opportunity for the team; try to make sure the Schedulers are involved in the project planning as much as possible.
Must know P6 and be able to jump in on existing schedules.
Need to be able to build a schedule from a Project Diagram or a verbal Scope of Work.
Need strong interpersonal skills as they will be reaching out to Project managers, etc.