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Remote Project Scheduler

Job Description

Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. is interested in obtaining a Project Scheduler for renovation and energy performance contracts. This individual must be proficient in both Primavera P6 and MS Project. Siemens is currently working at the 2016 version of MS Project. Standard project updates are required monthly, bi-weekly, or weekly based on the status of the project as it relates to on schedule, or the schedule is seriously impacted. The schedule portfolio will average approximately 40-50 projects consistently. This is a virtual position with potentially a minimum of 20% travel. The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The project Scheduler is responsible for working closely with technical experts, project leads and project managers in planning, creating, and managing project schedules
  • His/her job description includes making conclusions in regards the best process control, procurement, subcontracting, risk management, assignment coordination, interaction with customers, and activity duration
  • His/her role also entails working closely with others in linking critical activities across multiple projects
  • Project schedulers also ensure that an open communication system is available where all stakeholders are informed about changes to established schedules
  • They are responsible for the timely and accurate processing of schedule updates
  • They analyze the impact and extent of owner and subcontractor delays and major schedule changes
  • They create and publish high level integrated master schedules in accordance with the requirements or needs of the necessary stakeholders
  • Project scheduler work description also involves suggesting corrective actions to keep the project on scope, budget, and time
  • It also entails planning and creating new schedule delays and summary reports
  • Schedulers also perform project progress monitoring duties, as well as identifying critical activities, and reviewing forecasts with progress achieved to date
  • One of the primary places where the skills of a project scheduler or planner are mostly needed l is in the engineering and construction industry, or in software development
  • Create, monitor, and analyze project schedules in accordance with standard of best project practice
  • Track, analyze, and report information appropriately to allow the project teams to manage their projects and evaluate weekly reports
  • Ensure accuracy of project schedules and performed version control
  • Co-ordinate project schedules, tasks, meeting updates, and efficient distribution of reports
  • Prepare, implement, and monitor scopes of work using Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for control and integrity
  • Monitor projects’ progress, including identifying critical activities and reviewing forecasts and progress achieved to date
  • Maintain project risk register to ensure that risks are effectively managed to minimize their impact on schedule, scope, and budget of projects
  • Track baselines, perform what-if analysis, and develop contingency plans
  • Developing conceptual models for Business Capability traceability matrix to explain processes to all levels of users
  • Perform coordination of cross-functional departments to identify project issues, monitor action items, and work with the project manager to ensure resolution
  • Cost loading and resource loading of schedules to assist in financial forecasting and resource requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • United States Citizen with no dual citizenship, need for sponsorship or ties to any other country
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Certifications in Project Scheduling, or related field experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in providing support for large constructions projects preferably in government contracting or related support experience as it pertains to the duties of this position
  • Experience with writing reports, performing data analyses, and writing technical documents
  • Experience working in a customer focused environment with the ability to meet the customers’ needs with ease
  • Strong analytical capabilities with the ability to manage tasks associated with the development of projects
  • Technical acumen, with the ability to understand and speak to technical project plans and documents
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and display leadership and ownership of tasks
  • Ability to produce work with minimal errors and take ownership of that work
  • Ability to work with and build a strong rapport with subcontractors, customers, and Army Corp in streaming communications
  • Strong collaboration capabilities with project teams in order expedite deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to effectively communicate and present the assigned deliverables and possible issues to the Project’s Team
  • Ability to learn the process of adapting Earned Value into project schedules
  • Possess the capability of obtaining a Project Management Institute certification
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications
  • Employees of Siemens Government Technologies may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the workplace safety protocols for Federal contractors and subcontractors pursuant to Executive Order 14042 or state/local laws and regulations

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

  • Candidate must be a United States Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance



Organization: Country Functions & Departments

Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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