Construction Scheduling Manager - Northwest District


Vancouver, WA, US

Requisition ID: 170564 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Northwest District 

Department: Project Controls 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit's Schedule Managers play a key role in the development of company standards and scheduling techniques. This hands-on role gives you the opportunity to directly impact 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’s Northwest District is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington. We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii. Travel is required for this position.


As a Scheduling Manager, you will be based out of Vancouver, Washington. Occasional travel to project and or surrounding office locations will be required. 


Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii.


  • 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.
  • Prepare schedule narratives that will explain the plan for construction, show how the schedule meets contract requirements, summarize the critical path, report writing, and discuss potential problems.
  • Candidates will be required to develop a Time Impact Analysis and TIA reports. 
  • Development of excel models to analyze project schedule and cost data, 
  • Will utilize MS Visio to develop process flow diagrams.
  • 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.


  • At least 6 years’ construction scheduling experience, including three years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling functions on large complex projects.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience developing schedule narratives.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience developing Time Impact Analysis Reports
  • 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)
  • Proficiency in various project controls software such as Excel, Primavera, and other company-specific software
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or technical training and related experience


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.

Base Compensation: 100,000 - 120,000 

  • Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location
  • 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.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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