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Actalent Engineering Project Scheduler in Fort Dodge, Iowa


POSITION SUMMARY: The Project Scheduler (PS) is a key member of the project team, reporting functionally to the Project Manager or Construction Manager as a part of the Project Controls Group matrix. The primary function of the PS II is to develop and maintain detailed project schedules and to assist the Project Managers in executing projects in conformance to those schedules. The Project Scheduler is responsible for creating and maintaining the projects Master Plan, and therefore must work collaboratively with the Project Development Team at project inception to establish the key milestones and overall structure of the detailed schedule, conforming to the appropriate NPE master schedule template. The Project Scheduler creates full schedule detail and functionality by working closely with the End-to-End Manager, Project Manager, Project Execution Team, Construction, Commissioning and Startup Teams, Factory personnel and external construction contractors. The Project Scheduler applies advanced knowledge of engineering design, procurement, construction and commissioning in concert with standard industry practices to create a comprehensive, logic-based planning tool using MS Project software. The Project Scheduler is responsible for developing and maintaining all elements of project control, actively engaging project team members in activity and resource planning, data collection and analysis, cost management, and coordination of diverse functional teams. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Develop and maintain detailed project schedules for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning using Microsoft Project software. * Determine clear schedule logic, constraints and task durations using relevant project experience and input from task owners and/or teams. * Prepare near-term lookahead and critical path schedules. Engage and lead project team members in analysis and responsive actions. * Assign project costs, personnel resources and material quantities to schedule tasks in accordance with NIMT Work Breakdown Structure. * Collaborate with contract design and construction schedulers to prioritize and enforce NPE schedule and reporting requirements. Perform regular transfer of key milestone and other logically dependent data between contractor and NPE schedules. * Support field construction with on-site schedule management and progress monitoring/reporting for NPE and contractor schedules. * Collaborate with NPE reporting and administrative personnel to provide appropriate source data for portfolio reporting tools. * Review engineer, architect and contractor prepared schedules for content and application. * Develop and maintain earned value analysis to monitor contract construction activity. Prepare reports to confirm progress against schedule and to enable contractor invoice approval. * Monitor and report cost expenditures and material installation against earned value. Develop and maintain project cash flow curves.


construction management, primavera p6, project management, project coordination, construction scheduling, construction planning, project scheduling

Top Skills Details:

construction management,primavera p6,project management,project coordination,construction scheduling

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of related project experience* Experience in managing projects through all phases of design, procurement and construction. Basic Qualifications: *Experience in Microsoft Project is required. *Functional knowledge of Primavera P6 software as a 'hands-on' user is a plus. *Experience in engineering/procurement/construction project execution work processes and activity sequences is required. *Experience in understanding and applying earned value management is required. *BA or BS is preferred

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.