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Scheduling Manager- Central District


West Paducah, KY, US Memphis, TN, US

Requisition ID: 120943 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Scheduling Manager, you’ll 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’s Central District is one of our largest infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, structural concrete/bridge, water/wastewater, and transportation projects. We self-perform work such as mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more - so be ready to get your hands dirty! While headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the majority of our work is concentrated in the Central and South-Central regions of the United States. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry rather than design.  


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. 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 adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


  • 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


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or engineering preferred. Technical training or related experience will also be considered
  • 10 plus years construction scheduling experience, including 3 years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling functions
  • 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
  • Ability to travel and relocate is required

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: Paducah

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