Walsh Construction

  • Project Scheduler

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    2019-3257
    Position Type
    Experienced - Full-Time
    Category
    Operations
    Division
    Transportation
  • Overview

    Walsh is currently seeking a Project Scheduler for the Midwest Heavy Civil Division located in Chicago, IL.

     

    Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

    • Challenging, complex projects
    • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
    • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
    • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
    • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want

    Responsibilities

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

    • Uses established best practices and scheduling software to implement, maintain and analyze the project schedule. Includes coding and loading of resources, loading of costs and loading of general sequencing information
    • Coordinates all project controls to assess risk in accordance with established best practices and standards. Prepares 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
    • Works with accounting personnel to forecast and manage the project budget and its relationship to the project schedule
    • Performs claim mitigation, estimating and prepares models of what-if’s and possible contingency plans

    Qualifications

    • Civil Engineering or Construction Management degree preferred 
    • 3 - 5  years of project scheduling experience 
    • Primavera P6 experience required
    • 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
    • Time impact analysis experience required
    • 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

     

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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