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Scheduling Manager - Power and Delivery

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 165659 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a 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

Kiewit Power Delivery is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil, gas markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry.

Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available.

We are an innovative team that prides itself on continuous improvement and always delivering on our commitments to our clients and ourselves.  Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

Location

Lenexa, KS preferred remote options available.

Responsibilities

•    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
•    Update schedules monthly 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
•    Provide schedule metric analysis
•    Communicates findings to project team
•    Walk and review work on the jobsite
•    Interface with clients, owners and representatives

Qualifications

•    Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•    10+ years’ construction scheduling experience, including three years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling functions
•    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
•    Open to change and new information, able to adapt to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles
•    Strong attention to detail; ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Basic legal principles as they relate to scheduling
•    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
•    PSP, PMP or comparable certification is a benefit

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.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY 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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