Walsh Construction

Senior Project Scheduler

Job Locations US-LA-Plaquemines Parish | US-LA-New Orleans
Requisition ID
Position Type
Experienced - Full-Time
Project Management


Walsh is currently seeking a Senior Project Scheduler for the Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion project in Plaqumines Parish, LA.


As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing.  Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility in career path & progression
  • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States


  • Develops a baseline schedule while coordinating with project management, superintendents and subcontractors.

  • Uses best practices and scheduling software to implement, maintain and analyze the project schedule. Includes coding and loading of resources, loading of costs, loading of general sequencing information and critical path analysis.
  • Manages all project controls to assess risk and application to best practices and standards. Recommends and/or makes changes to established processes. Prepares complex risk and impact assessments of any changes to the schedule and presents to project team.
  • Analyzes all changes to project schedule and the impact on cost and timeline. Ensures version control
  • Ensures all project change orders and project delays are documented, analyzed and reviewed. Communicates impact on the project timeline and cost
  • Leads all project scheduling meetings ensuring appropriate representation of project management. Prepares detailed weekly, monthly, quarterly reports and ensures distribution to appropriate staff
  • Forecasts and manages the project budget and its relationship to the project schedule.
  • Tracks all baselines, performs complicated what-if scenarios and develops contingency plans.
  • Acts as an experienced resource for claims and mitigations.
  • Produces complex modeling and ensures scheduling system meets all the needs of the project.


  • Civil Engineering or Construction Management degree preferred 
  • 6 - 10  years of project scheduling experience 
  • Primavera experience required (P6 preferred)
  • Understand concepts of baseline schedule, progress schedule, recovered schedule, total float, critical path, predecessors, successors, near critical paths, float trending, percent complete, float ownership, and constraints
  • Claim experience required
  • Time impact analysis experience required
  • Significant multi-tasking abilities and solution-based thinking is essential
  • Ability to make confident, timely, and fact based decisions on a broad range of resources
  • Candidates must demonstrate multi-tasking experience working in large teams and solving complex problems
  • Some travel required

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Maternity Leave Policy
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 related requirements, if any.


The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or hr@walshgroup.com.


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


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