Scheduling Manager - Industrial and Water Division

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 172488 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Project Controls 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are seeking a senior scheduling manager to run a 20+ person organization supporting a variety of markets in our Industrial/Water division.  We have a strong backlog of work and will be entering new Industrial markets in Advanced Technology Manufacturing like Semiconductors, EV Battery and Data Centers. This is an opportunity to make a big impact on the scheduling organization as we enter these new markets to ensure we have the best-in-class scheduling program and a strong innovative scheduling team.  

 

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of the industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,700 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 130 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt. 

 

Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, mechanical, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities. 

 

Location

This position is based in our office in Lenexa Kansas.  We do offer relocation assistance.  

Responsibilities

  • Accountability for the overall performance of the Scheduling team supporting Industrial and Water projects to ensure the following:  
  • Oversee critical path method scheduling (via Primavera) for construction projects.
  • Master Schedule baseline development.
  • Track project deliverables & monitor physical percent complete (Quantity tracking)
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and forecast current status against an established baseline schedule and train schedulers on that process.
  • Assess the impact(s) of design or construction changes and schedule slippages. Reports status of schedule to the appropriate project and Company management as well to the client.
  • Understand and applies engineering, procurement, and construction terminology, concepts, and relationships. Develops and maintains critical path logic networks and bar charts utilizing this information. Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.
  • Provide coaching, direction, development, and performance feedback as well as appropriate project assignments to the scheduling team; Ensure the team resolves  scheduling problems in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure satisfactory schedule quality scores meet Kiewit standards and metrics through maintaining scheduling standards for the team.  
  • Executing hiring functions for both full time and intern staff. 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field.  If no degree, minimum of 15 years in Scheduling and Scheduling Management in Engineering and Construction.  
  • Minimum of 10 years of construction scheduling experience.  Experience should include at least 3 years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling functions with experience in hiring, performance management, and training of schedulers.  
  • Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes, standards, etc., plus an in-depth understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units required. 
  • Must have a working knowledge of standard cost control methods utilized in the execution of various types of projects (EPC, Joint Venture, Lump Sum, time and Material, Maintenance).
  • Experience working with project leaders, customers, and other staff  managing all aspects of project controls with a focus on scheduling/planning functions.  
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, strong work ethic and professional demeanor and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment to meet intense deadlines, goals, and objectives.
  • Skilled in the ability to prioritize competing demands from upper management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Scheduling Software (P6 ideally).
  • Travel to project sites, meetings, extended business trips, and training as required (Travel could be up to 25%)

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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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


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