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Construction Scheduler

Provide analytical schedule support for Project Managers, Managers of Projects and Directors. Ensure adherence to standard milestone reporting, policies, programs, processes and scheduling protocols. Responsible to develop status and analyze detailed critical path schedules, workload and resource forecasts through the use of computer applications such as: Primavera P6, Project View, Hyperion System, Asset Suite 8, Microsoft Excel, Access, Power Point, MS Project, etc. Actively works to support the project closeout process and develop reports to identify closeout issues. Identify project/program milestones and schedule issues early and provide resolutions to ensure the successful execution of projects and programs. Ensure that project schedules are properly baselined at each phase approval. Robust understanding of Oracle Primavera P6 enterprise database management and administration, ability to manage multiple portfolios of P6 project schedules, run and develop monthly reports to leadership. Monitor and evaluate historical trending and organizational performance through the development of indicator graphs and reports.

Accountabilities:

  1. Candidate supports project managers and engineers for capital and O & M projects including planning, scheduling, cost accounting, budgeting , and forecasting, key performance indicators, and project controls and closeouts for the department of Operational Performance.
  2. Build reports, earned value metrics and schedules to assist in Centrally Managed work execution and revise schedules to recover from missed milestones, project changes and emergent events. Develop and report out earned value, CPI, and SPI indicators.
  3. Create Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and portfolio views of all projects. Provide resource loading and utilization for integrated resource reports. Develop reports and perform historical trending research. Update schedule status weekly, biweekly or monthly, depending on the project/program. 
  4. Develop and updates of standard schedule templates of typical projects and programs. Make updates in scheduling tools to adjust work order/material request start and finish dates to support dynamic project needs.
  5. Participate in project team meetings including financial forecasting session to ensure schedule and cost alignment.
  6. Interface with other departments and within the department and represent Project Management/Controls regarding schedule process and procedural issues. Serves as a change agent and fosters a high performance culture and promotes diversity and inclusion.
  7. Ensures that all projects are statused, placed in service, and closed out in appropriate timeframes in all operational systems. Ensure adherence to the scheduling procedure by developing weekly, monthly and longterm detailed critical path schedules.
  8. Perform workload, and union impact analysis, and forecast needs for internal and external resources. 
  9.  Participate in job walk downs in the field. 

Requirements:

  • 5- 8 years related experience, or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 9– 12 years relevant experience is required.
  • Ability to build a schedule from an estimate, Project Diagram or verbal Scope of Work.
  • Strong analytical skills and evaluation techniques. 
  • Experience and proficiency in using PC software and mainframe computer applications such as Excel, Access, Power Point, MS Project, Asset suite 8, Primavera P6. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize a variety of independent assignments and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate meetings, problem solve and drive to resolution.
  • Ability to schedule and facilitate project meetings with all stakeholders in office or field environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and in field construction sites.
  • Ability to handle conflict. 
  • 5-8 years scheduling experience in electric / gas transmission, distribution, and substation industry is a plus but not required. 
  • Certification in schedule management (PMI-SP, PSP or PMP) is a plus.
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