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Project Controls Scheduler - Heavy Civil - Southwest District


Phoenix, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 134939 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too. Our employees deliver some of the largest and most complex construction and engineering projects in North America.  We are hiring a Project Controls Scheduler to support major projects in Arizona and Nevada.  If you have experience scheduling in engineering and construction and yearn to be a part of something big, apply today!  We are one of North America’s largest and most respected engineering and construction organizations, and one of the most profitable. Kiewit’s commitment to safety, quality and environmental stewardship are ingrained in everything we do. It’s visible in our core values, the work that we build and in our people.  We are looking for an experienced scheduler with great P6 skills, a passion for the details and a few great projects under their belt!   Our schedulers support both engineering and construction projects, performing resource and cost loaded schedules and analysis.   You will be responsible for building and updating schedules as milestones progress and as deliverables are completed.  This is an opportunity for a long-term career supporting projects throughout the district which includes Arizona, Nevada, Idaho and Utah.  

District Overview

Kiewit Southwest District specializes in heavy civil infrastructure, primarily in transportation (rail, roads, bridges) and water/wastewater plant and plant pipeline design/construction. This district includes major projects ranging from $30M to $300M.  We don’t hire you just for one project - we hire for a career, and will help you grow and develop.   This means travel, job stability, variation in your job, and new adventures every day!  


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities.   Currently, we have projects in Arizona, Nevada, and future projects in Utah and Idaho.  If you are open to travel and relocation and working on large complex projects, this could be your next home! We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit career is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


•    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 and cost 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 and provide detailed analysis on schedule/milestone status to the project team as required.
•    Assess the impact 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


•    Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or related field, or a combination of years of experience and training.     
•    5+ years’ engineering and construction scheduling experience, using P6.  Candidates that have worked in construction operations highly desired.  Must have experience developing resource and cost loaded schedules.   Experience scheduling for Transportation projects (Rail/Transit, Roadway, Bridge or Aviation) and/or Water/Wastewater is highly desired.  

•    Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes and standards, and an in-depth understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units is preferred
•    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, and other company-specific software
•     Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
•     Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
•     Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
•     Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills  
•     Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
•     Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 

Work Conditions

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine 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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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