Scheduler-Cherne Industrial/OGC

Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US Meridian, MS, US Bloomington, MN, US

Requisition ID: 171820 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Cherne District 

Department: Project Controls 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Project Scheduler, you’ll play a key role in planning and scheduling activities on a variety of Energy projects.  This hands-on role will give you the opportunity to directly impact the scheduling outcome over a broad range of projects in various stages of development and progress. By analyzing, monitoring, and maintaining the project’s progress, you’ll prepare and analyze 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 on impressive projects within the industrial and oil, gas and chemical sectors. Alone and with other Kiewit districts through internal joint ventures, Cherne not only provides challenging assignments, but the stability and career development opportunities expected in a world-class multi-billion-dollar organization.

Location

This position will be based out of our Minneapolis, MN office.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with project managers, engineers, designers, procurement staff, construction managers, contractors, and other project services staff to provide detailed planning and scheduling of projects from conceptual planning through engineering and construction.
  • Develop and maintain resource loaded schedules, including lists of activities, major milestones, critical approvals, long lead procurement items, and other critical project deliverables to be scheduled and tracked for the projects.
  • Develop schedule logic and realistic activity durations.
  • Analyze available manpower and resources, commodity charts, trends, schedule variations, schedule performance, and schedule forecast.
  • Assess the impact(s) of design changes and schedule slippages and inform company management and clients of all schedule updates.
  • Apply vast knowledge of engineering, procurement, and construction terminology and concepts to develop and maintain critic path logic networks; accumulate and access historical data for use in maintaining realistic future planning and forecasting.
  • Provide guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems. May interface with clients, attend regular meetings.
  • Provide guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems. May interface with clients, attend regular meetings and give statistical reports.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must also be able and willing to travel/relocate based for business needs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or technical training and related experience.
  • 2+ years' construction scheduling experience, ideally within the OGC industry.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes and standards, and an in-depth understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units
  • Working knowledge of standard cost control methods utilized in the execution of various types of project (EPC, Joint Venture, Lump Sum, time and Material, Maintenance)
  • Proficiency in various project controls software such as Excel, Primavera (P6), and other company specific software.

 

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Working Conditions

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Construction Engineer, Engineer, Procurement, Scheduler, Engineering, Operations, Entry Level, Administrative