Okland Construction Tempe, AZ

About the Job

Title: -Senior Project Scheduler Location: Tempe, AZ Salary Type: Annual Position Summary: Under general supervision, prepares preliminary construction schedules from engineering plans and specifications, reviews contractor schedule submittals, and prepares analysis. The Individual also participates in the development of project phasing, prepares schedule forensic analysis of contract changes, and prepares integrated master schedule in the absence of a general contractor. When needed, the individual assists the project manager and/or superintendent in assessing the job schedule progress. The individual also reviews the consultant project cost estimates, prepares cost estimates of proposed changes, participates in value engineering exercises, reviews contractor change order estimates, and recommends fair cost settlements to the project manager. Ensures that Okland’s Corporate Values are known and are in practice. Required Tasks: + Develops, drafts, and computerizes (P6.2 and/or P6 Pro) construction schedules for assigned areas of work without direct supervision. + Produces master full turnkey project and CPM Schedules from contract documents for a wide variety of projects. + Audits and provides support for project schedules maintained by on-site personnel. + Performs all planning and scheduling activities for small to medium-sized sub project schedules. + Produces and maintains complex and/or large project schedules.. + Produces what-if scenarios, project risk analysis, manpower histograms, percent complete and pure logic diagram reports, and other scheduling reports as needed by the project manager. + Manages and directs all planning and scheduling functions for a large extensive project or group of smaller projects, including personnel administrative and staffing activities, establishing objectives, and providing technical direction and support for the scheduling staff. + Provides supervision and technical direction to support staff. + Drafts construction schedule network diagrams through data entry into computerized schedules. + Interfaces with other construction departments and/or subcontractors to provide scheduling data for items, such as subcontract change requests, bid comparisons, new work item estimates, and resolution of potential schedule and work problems. + Provides administrative and technical direction for project schedulers and develops, implements, and ensures project controls, standards, and procedures are in compliance. + Interfaces and maintains liaison with project management, clients, subcontractors, etc., on all planning and scheduling related items and functions, including reporting requirements, progress status, and new impacts. + Coordinates scheduling activities, action items, and liaison with A/E. Coordinates the input and output of computer-generated reports with staff, data processing, etc. + Provides on-the-job training for on-site project management and currently scheduled subcontractors. + Travels to remote jobsites on a frequent and as-needed basis. + Performs additional assignments from senior management. + Regular, timely, and predictable attendance is required for this position. + Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Education and Experience Requirements: + Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management (or related field) preferred + 5+ of scheduling and cost estimating experience, including reading/researching blue prints, quantity take-offs and estimating practices. Or 5+ years in experience in onsite project management or superintendent experience –experience with schedule building and maintenance in these roles preferred but not required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements: + Familiarity with Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling theory and P6.2/P6 Pro Software + Familiarity with safety in the office and on the job site. + Familiarity with principles of engineering, engineering and architectural plans, and construction cost estimating preferred. + Proficiency in construction logic and sequencing. + Familiarity with CPM and Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) fundamentals, ability to develop resource loaded schedule is preferred. + Familiarity with approved methods, materials and devices used in general building and civil construction + Proficiency in port standard scheduling and reporting specifications + Proficiency in project earned value applications and assessment + Familiarity with construction production rates for primary commodities in large commercial buildings, including, but not limited to, demolition, excavation, pile driving, paving, steel construction, formwork, concrete placement, underground utilities and tenant improvements. + Proficiency in standard PC software and hardware, planning and scheduling software preferred + Ability to read plans and specifications and develop and approach to construction + Ability to develop estimates and timelines from concepts and rough ideas + Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties and to work as a team member on a number of project groups + Ability to work under deadlines and coordinate several concurrent deadlines + Ability to accept supervision and adjust to changes in work priorities as determined by altered priorities + Ability to use Microsoft Office Word and Excel Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl. The employee must also occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision and color vision. The employee is also required to frequently inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. Hazards: May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold as well as certain unsafe environments; occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and electrical equipment; possible exposure to fumes or airborne particles; possible exposure to internal liquids. This is a safety sensitive position where a momentary lapse of attention can result in serious injury or death. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally very loud. Must follow all safety requirements carefully. OKLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON ANY PROTECTED CLASS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO RACE, GENDER, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, VETERAN STATUS, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AND GENDER IDENTITY.