Project Scheduler (Buildings & Infrastructure Support)

Recruiter
Location
Morristown, New Jersey
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Nov 2016
Closes
08 Jan 2017
Ref
BI 00013W
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Jacobs has an opportunity for a Project Scheduler, which may be located out of the Morristown, NJ, the Clark, NJ or the New York City office.

RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES:

The Project Scheduler shall:

• Prepare progress schedule reports to the project managers to update, analyze and determine status of assigned project tasks.

• Monitor and measure progress of the project plan and changes. Identify variations from the plan and analyses and report on the cause of the variations.

• Evaluate, and forecast project status against an established baseline schedule. Assess the impact of project milestones and report status to management in order to mitigate project overruns and schedule slippage.

• Monitor earned value on projects to accurately measure progress and performance.

• Analyze and assess project milestones and reports the fiscal impact and risk to the Project Manager.

• Prepare concise schedule narratives describing the status of assigned projects.

• With understanding of critical path method (CPM) cost-loaded scheduling techniques and principles, handle and prioritize multiple projects concurrently including complex schedules with 500 activities or more.

• Support overlapping project scheduling tasks, issue management, meeting facilitation, document control and monthly status reporting to Project Management Teams.

• Must be able to prepare written communications on technical and non-technical matters for various levels of management.

• Must clearly and concisely be capable of presenting project trends and forecast performance reports to management and to make recommendations on strategies to resolve project issues is required.

• Must possess the ability to effectively interact with various departments to maintain open lines of communication.

• Travel to various offices as needed
• Undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or another relevant discipline is preferred

• At least 7 years of relevant Project Scheduling experience on infrastructure type construction projects is required

• Must be proficient in Primavera 6 (P6) and Microsoft Project Software including Excel and Access is required

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.