Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Mobile, Alabama, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Senior Construction Scheduler/Planner to join our team located at a jobsite near Mobile, Alabama. The planner will interface with subcontractors in the development, integration, and maintenance of the master project schedule. The scheduler will report directly to the Project Controls Manager or his/her designee, however will be part of project team and may take direction from Project Managers and Directors.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serve as the principle scheduler for current and future engineering and construction or EPCM project(s)
  • Develop thorough understanding of contract provisions, scope of work, the estimate and execution strategies for assigned projects
  • Requires exceptional knowledge of Primavera P6 Enterprise and Microsoft Office software
  • Work with engineering, procurement and construction teams to define work packages and contracting strategies
  • Perform a variety of tasks associated with the development and maintenance of highly complex Primavera P6 project schedules including; WBS structure development, logic links, constraints, resource loading, progress tracking, earned value reporting, float management, etc.
  • Lead schedule update meetings, as required
  • Ensure the timely status and updating of project schedules for owner, project management team, subcontractors and craft superintendents
  • Ensure timely preparation of miscellaneous weekly and monthly charts, reports, graphs and short interval schedules in accordance with all internal and contractual requirements
  • Work extensively with subcontractors ensuring schedule requirement compliance, accurate and timely updates, slippage recovery, etc.
  • Verbal and written interface with client, project management, controls staff and engineering team members
  • Must be able to work effectively / present information in both one-on-one and in collaborative group environments
  • Additional responsibilities will be defined in the relevant process procedure
  • Track and/or verify discipline progress using earned value methods

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 year(s) experience in the heavy industrial construction industry with relevant bachelor's degree and/or professional training
  • Solid knowledge of construction practices and procedures
  • Solid knowledge of project management practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of computer software with experience in scheduling software including, but not limited to P6 applications, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Access, and other common business software
  • Knowledge of advanced work planning and scheduling practices

Special Requirement Skill

Candidate must be willing to travel to job site locations as necessary and work in corporate office

Communication Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to work across varied disciplines
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and memos
  • Ability to write correspondence

Reasoning Ability
In situations where only limited standardization exists must maintain the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to type and write. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop or crouch. The employee must also occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.