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Sr Scheduling Manager - Woodcliff Lake (NJ)

Location: 

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 95480 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Senior Scheduling Manager, you will play a key role in the development of company 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 Eastern District specializes in challenging heavy civil construction projects throughout the Northeast, including the metropolitan areas of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC.  We are leaders in bridge, transit, foundation, tunnel, and water/wastewater construction while specializing in cast-in-place concrete, structural steel erection, earthwork, pile driving, and caissons. Kiewit’s Eastern District also has a large amount of work in the energy/power sector in various northeast locations. With our experienced and dedicated employees, extensive resources and in-depth market knowledge, the Eastern District can handle projects of any size.  

Location

This position will be in our district office in Woodcliff Lake, NJ. Very minimal travel will be involded for this role.

Responsibilities

•    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 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.

Qualifications

•    10+ years’ construction scheduling experience, including three years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling functions
•    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 

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.


Nearest Major Market: New York City

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