Project Scheduler

Company: Arcadis ( Learn More )

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Job Description Why Choose Arcadis:

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

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Job Description

Arcadis is seeking a Project Scheduler to join the Oil & Gas team in our Chicago/Northwest Indiana office.

This is a site based position. The successful candidate would have project controls and quantity surveying experience including planning/scheduling, cost management, and earned value during the construction phase of Capital Projects. The successful candidate must possess solid leadership, technical, organizational, communication skills, and proven ability to work in a dynamic environment. A work history that represents increased levels of responsibility on a progressive basis is important.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Promote and follow SSHE policies and regulations and be fully committed in enhancing Site Safety culture and program
  • Participate in Project Risk Reviews, providing qualitative & quantitative scheduling inputs
  • Participate on the Project 's Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) creation, in order to ensure alignment between Sanctioned estimate, approved Contract Strategy, Resource Loaded Baseline Control Schedule, Cost Reports and Contractors’ Progress report (either for T&M and Lump Sum)
  • Determines reasonable schedule logic and constraints factors based on Interactive Panning Sessions with Capital Project Teams
  • Contribute to development of new techniques and standards; considered a skilled resource in organization.
  • Develops processes that require innovation and ingenuity.
  • Work performed under general direction; has some latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.
  • Interacts with internal and external personnel on major matters.
  • Plans and prepares production schedules for business unit or organization.
  • Translates orders into a sequential work schedule
  • Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet completion deadlines
  • Analyzes specifications and performs mathematical calculations to determine production processes, tools, and human resource requirements
  • Plans and schedules workflow for each operation according to previously established sequences and lead times
  • Plans sequence of operations
  • Confers with supervisors to determine status of assigned projects
  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
  • Prepares status reports
  • This individual will be involved in supporting a number of small and mid-cap projects at a large refining complex.
  • Will act as Owner rep scheduler for capital projects.
  • Understand how to fully build and maintain an organized, integrated EPC schedule using CPM, resource loading, baselining, coding, and cost accounts.
  • Able to work with contractor schedulers to incorporate data in the master project schedule.
  • Utilizes critical path analysis and what-if scenarios to fully support the project team.
  • Evaluates critical path activities.
  • Perform spot check site inspections to assess actual progress
  • Identify schedule variances and trends.
  • Suggest corrective actions and develop recovery plans over potential delays
  • Develops and issue periodic reports (e.g. Critical path report, 4 weeks Look schedule view, Full Time Equivalent Histograms, Earned value Analysis, Logic revision log)
  • Prepares Post TAR as built schedules and lessons learned.
  • Job RequirementsRequired Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or similar field of study.
    • Oracle/Primavera P6 scheduling software: Certified P6 Basic Required, Advanced preferred.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of Software –
    • Customer Focused - dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of all customers.
    • Self-starter; creates solutions/alternatives; anticipates; acts on facts.
    • Deals with conflict successfully.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • OSHA 10 Certification
    • Analytical mindset with the ability to solve complex problems
    • Ability to perform field walks and audits; this will involve accessing areas of the site using ladders, catwalks, and scaffolding.
    • OSHA 10 Certification required, AACEI PSP, or PMI-SP a plus but not required.
    Preferred Qualifications

    None specified.

    We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.