Planning, developing, and managing proposal and project schedules with the Whiting-Turner project teams. Schedules developed range from summary level to detailed construction including specialty schedules, for example, commissioning. As required, project schedules could require cost, hour and quantity assignments loaded into the scheduling software. The prospective candidate will work at project sites, meet with the project team to either develop or update the project schedule, perform independent site walks to assess progress, and attend meetings as required. Schedule updating will involve a review of critical and near critical, milestone trends, activity variances and various industry schedule metrics (SPI, CEI, …) with the project team. Nationwide search, final office location to be discussed at interview.
3-8 years of experience working as a scheduler in construction or manufacturing.
College Degree (associate’s or bachelor’s) is preferred but not necessary (for example, a Trade’s apprenticeship program will also be considered).
Experience working with project teams, planning and developing the project schedule (activities, duration, sequences).
Experience with preparing schedule progress updates.
Analyzing schedule updates and informing the project team of current schedule status, date forecasts, and potential impacts.
Experience presenting schedule data (critical and near critical paths, milestone trends, activity variances) to the project team
Developing, inserting, analyzing schedule fragnets. Explaining result of potential schedule impact to the project team.
Experience with writing schedule narratives and preparing schedule submission packages per specification requirements.
Experience with preparing time extension requests.
Exposure to hour, dollar and / or quantity loading project schedules.
Exposure to schedule metrics and key performance indices (KPI’s).
Understanding lean scheduling processes and the tools used to facilitate the short-term scheduling process (pull planning boards and software).
Proficient in Primavera P6.
Competency with the Microsoft suite of software applications
Exposure to lean schedule software (TouchPlan, vPlanner…) is preferred but not necessary.
To project sites within the scheduler’s assigned region.
Whiting-Turner provides construction management, general contracting, design-build and integrated project delivery services on projects small and large for a diverse group of customers. We constantly strive to exceed each client’s expectations through innovation, collaboration and best practices. With over 60 offices nationwide, Whiting-Turner has a strong presence throughout the country. More importantly, we recognize the value in community involvement and the benefits of strong local subcontractor relationships. We pride ourselves on familiarity with our local communities and our ability to give our clients the attention of a small business with the resources of a national corporation.