Senior Scheduler

Location: 

Taylor, TX, US Fort Worth, TX, US Georgetown, TX, US Grapevine, TX, US Irving, TX, US Round Rock, TX, US Westlake, TX, US

Requisition ID: 171915 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Water Facilities South 

Department: Project Controls 

Market: Water/Wastewater 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Senior Construction Scheduler for Kiewit, you will mostly be considered the lead scheduler on our projects. As a subject matter expert in this field, you will perform planning and scheduling activities on large and small construction projects within the water market. This hands-on role will give you the opportunity to directly impact scheduling outcomes, from estimate through project completions, over a broad range of projects. Kiewit integrates project controls functions such as budget, costs, manpower tracking, and project progress within our schedules, giving you the opportunity to collaborate with various project and company teams. This person will also be tasked with daily/monthly report generation for executive management. By directing the planning, creation, monitoring, and maintenance of projects’ progress, you will prepare and analyze reports, develop alternative solutions, and be a key team member in driving successful project completions.

District Overview

Kiewit's Water Facilities South group is one of Kiewit's leading water/wastewater (W/WW) districts specializing in construction of water or wastewater treatment facilities, regular maintenance of these facilities, desalination plants, and providing state of the art facilities with new technologies. We are headquartered in Westlake, TX (DFW area), with regional offices in Miami, Tampa, and Atlanta. With this network of resources, we can pursue various alternative delivery projects throughout the southern U.S region and partner with other internal resources for other projects across the United States as well. We are looking for new team members who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to our approach of construction -led alternative delivery projects, supported by our in-house design team. Our staff receive continuous and extensive training, hands-on experience, and challenging responsibilities from the day they join our team, and they quickly develop the expertise that has earned our district its reputation as the premier W/WW contractor in the southeast United States. 

Location

This person will work on site at a large water construction project in Taylor, TX (northeast of Austin) and travel as needed to our corporate office in Westlake, TX (the DFW area) – travel expenses would be covered by Kiewit. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop fully 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 project.
  • Develop and maintain schedule logic and constraints, realistic activity durations, available manpower, and resources based on industry and company standards.
  • Provide scheduling analysis for delays and impacts (Time Impact Analysis) to identify and mitigate project risks and assist with change management procedures.
  • Assist in the management of internal controls including implementing new process controls, measuring project performance, reporting on project status, and ensuring the integrity and validity of internally and externally disseminated information.
  • Gain and apply knowledge of engineering, procurement, and construction terminology to develop and maintain critic path logic networks and accumulate/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.
  • Collaborate effectively with various project teams, field personnel, and clients to create accurate reports and achieve goals.
  • Attend regular in-person meetings and give regular reporting as needed.

Qualifications

  • Associates or Undergraduate Degree in engineering, construction management, data management, business, finance, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in scheduling, project controls, office/field engineering, or other scheduling focused positions within the construction industry.
  • Professional certifications, such as Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP), is encouraged.
  • Expertise with Primavera (P6) scheduling.
  • Ability to proactively collaborate with different project teams and personnel to gather data and meet project goals.
  • Must be computer proficient and be able to adapt to new programs, innovations, and processes. 
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are needed to prepare and assist with preparation of baseline narratives, monthly updates, and TIA’s.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, effective time management, strong attention to detail, and good organizational skills.

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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.

 

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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