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Zachry Construction Corporation Construction Scheduler in Gaffney, South Carolina

Job Summary

The Construction / Project Scheduler is responsible for creating /managing construction schedules using Primavera Project Planning software (P6), coordinate project reporting to clients, manage resource requirements, and provide three-week look-ahead schedules as well as other schedule updates. Provide schedule analysis, progress reports and TIA’s (Time-Impact-Analysis) / Change Impact Analysis.

Essential Functions

  • Develop; monitor and update integrated project plans and schedules so that projects can be executed in the most efficient manner possible.

  • Prepare baseline schedules and schedule basis documents for approval by project teams.

  • Assess impacts to the critical path and near-critical activities and report to the project team.

  • Monitor schedule deviations and variances and assist in the developing alternate methods for corrective action.

  • Prepare and provide schedule progress reports, trending charts and schedule analysis on a periodic basis.

  • Maintain record of scope changes, trends and variances that potentially affect schedule performance.

  • Assure credibility of the information contained in the schedule.

  • Review schedules with project team members on a regular basis to ensure that accurate and timely data is incorporated in the schedule.

  • Analyze schedules from Subcontractors and Vendors.

  • Verify schedule integrity and evaluate logic and float paths.

  • Evaluate activity sequences for constructability and work with Construction Manager to incorporate planned sequence of work into the project schedule.

  • Make recommendations to manage float and (re)sequence activities (if required) to achieve project milestone dates and interim target completion dates.

  • Analyze change orders for schedule impacts.

  • Resource load schedules as required by the project team.

  • Update/Manage Costs for Earned Value progress and Schedule Variance Index (SVI)

  • Perform job-site walks to verify physical progress of scheduled activities.

  • Facilitate project scheduling meetings and/or interactive planning meetings as required by the project team.

  • Participate in project meetings at the discretion of the Project Manager.

  • Participate in departmental staff meetings.

  • Comply with departmental scheduling practices and procedures.

  • At the completion of the project, develop and record the project’s historical schedule information and lessons learned‚ for future use.

  • Provide training to upcoming planners.

This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Primavera P6 is required

  • Flexibility with relocation for assigned projects

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a Scheduler on heavy/highway construction projects (Structures, Bridges, Underground, Earthwork and Concrete Paving)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering / Construction Management or similar discipline is preferred

  • Field operations experience is strongly preferred

Zachry stands on a rich tradition of creativity, stability, innovation and experience in the construction industry. Fully understanding that Zachry’s employees are the heart of our success, we foster a dynamic work environment by providing development opportunities such as training, education, and career advancement. We believe people are our greatest asset and offer a variety of training and development opportunities to promote excellence and facilitate career advancement.

Zachry offers an industry leading benefits package for our employees and their families.

  • 401k

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid leave

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • and many more

Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.