Project Scheduler (Primavera P6) - Electric Utilities
Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Project Scheduler who will work alongside lead engineers and account managers for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services division.
At Leidos, we take care of our employees. We seek the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems, and reward you with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and benefits. We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference.
As a Project Scheduler within Leidos’ Power Delivery Services organization, you will work alongside project managers, construction managers and lead engineers for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services (PDS) division, supporting Transmission & Distribution electric utility projects. The position will be client facing and responsible for creating, maintaining and driving resource and cost loaded schedules using Primavera P6 Scheduling Software.
PLEASE NOTE: This position is for a future need, and because of it's status, it may result in delayed responses on your application.
Project Scheduler Responsibilities:
Create and maintain master implementation schedule in Microsoft Project (or Primavera)
Use Earned Value Management methods to forecast impacts to the project schedule
Work with Construction Management and Project/Program Management to determine periodic forecast and develop status reporting
Establish key performance indicators of forecast accuracy
Create and maintain master schedule reporting regarding project and communicate it to the project stakeholders
Provide input for project change orders
Provide input for estimates, proposals and RFPs as required
Participate in RFP, proposal and bid reviews as required
Maintain project documentation
To be considered for the following levels:
Mid Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of four (4) + years of relevant Primavera P6 scheduling experience
Senior Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of eight (8) + years of relevant Primavera P6 scheduling experience
SME Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of eight (12) + years of relevant Primavera P6 scheduling experience
Project Scheduler Requirements:
Previous Management/Project Management experience
Knowledge and experience in the electric power utility industry is required
Knowledge of project scheduling concept using Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project
Experience with project estimating including material and manpower cost
Experience with large capital construction projects desired
Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specs, contracts, proposals, estimates, and other project related documentation
Ability to build and maintain relationship with external and internal clients
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of project stakeholders
Must possess a valid driver's license
Leidos Engineering is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions.
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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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