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Scheduling Manager - Mass Electric Transportation

Location: 

Irving, TX, US Dallas, TX, US

Requisition ID: 140840 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

At Kiewit, we never stop raising the bar. Consistently focused on high quality production, we commit to excellence in all we do. We encourage new and innovative ideas with forward thinking. We build our work right the first time, delivering with a sense of urgency, the highest value to our clients. As a scheduling manager, you’ll play a key role in the development of company 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

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, and an industry leader in transit and rail systems’ construction and maintenance throughout the United States and Canada. MEC specializes in the installation of Overhead Contact Systems (OCS), Traction Power Substations (TPSS), Signaling and Train Control, Communications, and Control Centers.  At MEC we maintain our commitment to hire the best people, provide the training needed to keep up with the demands of today’s work environment, and the opportunities to grow and advance within our organization. As the most experienced installer of rail and transit systems in North America, MEC takes pride in being recognized as the Systems Contractor of Choice delivering innovative solutions through aligning our technical expertise with our client’s objectives. We self-perform most disciplines providing time, cost and scheduling efficiencies, as well as in-house expertise, resulting in seamless performance for our clients. 

Location

The MEC Transportation District office is centrally located in Irving, Texas to support all projects nationwide. We are a 10-minute drive to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and 30 minutes to downtown Dallas.

Responsibilities

•    Develop Mass. Electric’s company-wide scheduling standards and practices.  Lead a group of schedulers working on individual or multiple projects across the company. 
•    Perform quality reviews and evaluations of individual project schedules across the company, and report on those findings to upper management. 
•    Identify projects in need of in-depth scheduling analysis, such as Time Impact Analyses (TIAs), due to owner deays, other contractor interruptions, design changes, or any other considerations.  Perform those detailed analyses and report on findings to upper management. 
•    Help develop software integration processes, that link our construction management budgeting software, to P6.  Roll out these processes to scheduelrs across the company. 
•    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 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 constraints, realistic activity durations and available manpower and resources. 
•    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 and give statistical reports.
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Qualifications

•    At least 5 years’ construction scheduling experience, including three years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling functions
•    Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes, standards, etc., plus 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)
•    Strong proficiency with Excel.  Ability to compare P6 data to excel data.  Ability to perform imports and exports of data from excel to P6, and from P6 to excel.
•    Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or technical training and related experience  

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


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.


Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready 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: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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