Project Controls/Scheduling Manager-CHERNE

Location: 

Milwaukee, WI, US Phoenix, AZ, US Lynchburg, VA, US Dallas, TX, US Casco, WI, US Grand Marsh, WI, US Houston, TX, US Richmond, VA, US Atlanta, GA, US Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 172288 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Cherne District 

Department: Project Controls 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Project Controls/Scheduling Manager you will play a key role in the development and maintenance of project schedules utilizing company/district standards and scheduling techniques. This hands-on role will give you the opportunity to directly impact the scheduling capabilities over a broad range of projects in various stages of development. By analyzing and monitoring the project’s critical path, you’ll prepare reports, develop alternative solutions, and drive successful project completion.

District Overview

Cherne Contracting is one of Kiewit’s oldest districts. Founded in 1916. Cherne is a valuable part of Kiewit and is well known for safety and quality of execution in amazing projects within the oil, gas and chemical sectors. Alone and with other Kiewit districts through internal joint ventures, Cherne not only provides challenges but the stability and career development opportunities expected in a world-class multi-billion-dollar organization.

Location

This position is based in Lenexa, KS. 

Responsibilities

•    Overall accountability for the performance of the scheduling department 
•    Develop and maintain a department staffing plan. Ensure all projects have qualified schedulers support.
•    Mentor, develop, and train schedule team.  
•    Develop and prepare progress reports for each assigned project
•    Read and interpret construction drawings, job specifications and contracts    
•    Identify and report on variations in the schedule in a timely manner
•    Lead project teams through proper setup and maintenance of schedules
•    Evaluate project risk using the Earned Value Management system.
•    Resource and cost load the construction CPM schedule
•    Maintain careful documentation of all schedule submittals so that any requests for time adjustments can be accurately measured
•    Assist in bid schedule creation per client requirements
•    Lead the development of baseline CPM construction schedules
•    Oversee monthly schedule updates and develop what-if schedules
•    Perform or assist with forward looking Time Impact Analysis following contract requirements or industry recommended practices 
•    Coordinate and assist in the development of project schedule narratives
•    Assess impacts to the critical path and near critical path work sequences
•    Provide schedule metric analysis
•    Communicates findings to project team
•    Walk and review work on project sites
•    Interface with clients, owners, and representatives

Qualifications

•    10+ years’ construction scheduling experience, including three years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling function
•    Bachelor’s degree in construction management or engineering preferred. Technical training or related experience will also be considered.
•    Proficient in developing and analyzing schedules in Primavera P6
•    Ability to travel to project locations
•    This role requires a facility-specific clearance that requires U.S Citizenship to obtain.
•    Open to change and new information, able to adapt to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles preferred.
•    Strong attention to detail; ability to recognize discrepancies preferred
•    Basic legal principles as they relate to scheduling preferred
•    Proficient computer knowledge including Microsoft Suite and Primavera P6
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team
•    Previous Nuclear or DOE Experience preferred.
•    Knowledge of reporting tools such as Power BI, Excel etc

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Cherne. With mechanical and heavy industrial projects across North America, you’ll be challenged and have more opportunities to grow from Day One.

At Cherne, you'll develop multidiscipline capabilities to grow your knowledge of self-performed construction services in areas like equipment, civil/structural, electrical, instrumentation and insulation work, in addition to the core mechanical services— all while helping people across the globe live better.

If you're looking for a career that can take you places, look no further.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.


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