Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for an Electric Utilities Project Scheduler who will work alongside project managers, construction managers and lead engineers for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services (PDS) division. The position will be client facing and responsible for creating, maintaining, and driving resource and cost loaded schedules located in the Atlanta GA area.
The Electric Utilities Project Scheduler will be part of an established Project Management Office (PMO) within the PDS Division that provides consulting services to both public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities. These consulting services provide clients with overall project management tasks in the areas of comprehensive engineering design of electrical transmission ,distribution and, substation projects nationwide.
The Electric Utilities Project Scheduler would have remote working options, but candidate would need to be in or near the Atlanta GA area.
- Developing, maintaining and driving engineering and construction schedules for various sized transmission/substation projects for a major electric utility
- Work with Project Management using earned value management techniques to ensure that schedule and costs are aligned, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits
- Provide analysis of schedule data to identify key project issues
- Verify progress and reviews performance trends
- Investigate causes of variances between planned and earned/actual progress and document discoveries
- Identify, analyze and document project schedule variances and conclude on possible impacts
- Support on the development of plans and schedules for front end work
- Actively participate in the development of project Work Breakdown Structure
- Develop and produce schedule weekly/monthly project control reports for client and internal management review: which includes resource loading analysis and schedules, critical path items and risk analysis
- Interfacing directly with the client and internal management to report progress, schedule and risks across a portfolio of electrical transmission/substation projects
- Assist the project manager with the creation and maintenance of comprehensive project dashboard reports and KPI tracking
- Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Business, Finance or a related discipline required with Two (2) or less years of relevant Project Management experience, may consider more experience in lieu of degree.
- Familiarity with electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services
- Must have the capability for planning, organizing, directing, and tracking technical efforts on assigned tasks
- Experience with MS Project, Primavera P6, JIRA or WorkFront PM Platforms
- Should be capable of tracking cost and schedule status of assigned tasks
- Ability to take direction from and discuss decisions with supervisor, and to coordinate with peers on project
- Must be able to interact with customer representatives in an effective manner in briefings meetings
- Must have demonstrated success with a team approach to the consulting business
- Strong writing and verbal communication skills
- Periodic travel is required
- Experience working with or supporting a public utility highly desired
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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