Company: nes
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: $0 - $55 per hour, Benefits: Yes
Location: United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

The Project Scheduler is primarily responsible for developing, managing, and monitoring the project schedule to support engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning
  • Read and understand requirements of project contracts and specifications and work closely with Contracts Team
  • Perform administrative function in Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) in a hosted environment
  • Perform scheduling tasks, importing, exporting, and reporting using Primavera P6 Professional using latest release version
  • Ensure appropriate interface systems between schedule and project controls are in place
  • Develop and maintain "lessons learned" log for review and implementation
  • Develop resource loaded schedule
  • Manage schedule status, progress and reporting processes including development of progress curves
  • Manage daily scheduling reporting
  • Communicate project status thru the use of reporting tools and dashboards in a timely manner
  • Participate in the data collection and analyzing  project information to support the project schedule 
  • Work closely with project team to ensure scope in all disciplines are consistent with scheduled activities and deliverables
  • Work closely with Project Controls team to maintain schedule reporting systems
  • Work closely with Project Management Team and ensure constant communication on issues and/or potential delays
  • Work closely with Contracts Manager on Change Orders and analysis of delay claims or time extensions
  • Work closely with Risk Coordinator to provide analyses and evaluation on schedule impacts of risks
  • Work closely with Interface Manager to maintain close coordination of other aspects of the project
  • Provide evaluation and verification to contractors schedule submittal
  • Provide analysis of schedule delay claims and evaluation of recovery and accelerated schedule
  • Provide baseline analysis and acceptance of Critical Path Schedule including reforecasting of baseline
  • Provide continued analysis of critical activities and longest path activities
  • Provide "What-ifs" scenario analyses and reporting
  • Provide monthly reports in hard copies and in dashboard format regarding project status; issues; concerns; delays; and risks
  • Provide feedback to appropriate disciplines and management teams from requests of information
  • Provide data and information for technical, weekly, monthly reports and presentations
  • Organize and maintain imported and exported schedule files; studies; analyses; reports; meeting notes/minutes
  • Requires minimum of 5 - 10 years of energy industry related experience in Project Scheduling, Planning and Analysis
  • Requires minimum of 5 - 10 years Primavera experience
  • Strong background and knowledge of management and construction of large industrial projects in oil, gas, power, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or other technical discipline/related experience. Certifications as a Scheduling Professional is a plus
Skills/ Knowledge/ Abilities
  • Self-starter, innovative; flexible with a positive attitude towards completion of assigned or ad-hoc tasks
  • Ability to analyze data, solve problems and present solution to project management in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to manage multiple schedules and deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of construction techniques and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of risk, forensic and delay schedule analyses techniques
  • Ability to organize, plan, control, coordinate, and effectively manage cross-functional activities
  • Extensive experience with Project Controls Systems for integration of cost and schedule
  • Extensive experience in evaluation and analysis of Earn Value Management metrics
  • Extensive experience with the set up and use of Primavera P6 EPPM, P6 Professional/Client; risk analysis tools such as Primavera Risk Analysis & PERT; and forensic schedule analysis tools such as Acumen Suite & Schedule Analysis Enterprise
  • Understanding of the application of Monte Carlo simulation schedule and cost modeling
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office Suite i.e. Excel Visio, PowerPoint, SharePoint, MS Word and MS Projects
  • Extensive knowledge of Project Scheduling Standards & Best Practices

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.