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Chief Scheduler

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Atlanta, Houston
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Chief Scheduler

Why join us?

Our Atlanta team in supporting our client in Canada is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have experience within the Nuclear and/or Oil&Gas Sectors we would like to connect with you. This Chief Scheduler oversees the direction of a scheduling team or function within a group, office or region.  Develops and implements the scheduling business development plans and activities. Provides various planning/scheduling related tasks including preparing schedules, reviewing schedules prepared by consultants or contractors, and analyzing delay claims. This position will be remote with flexibility to travel as needed to a Project Site in Ontario, CA with anticipation as much as a week a month or up to three weeks a month. This position is based out of our office in Atlanta, GA and reports to the Senior Business Service Director.

This is a full-time position with Faithful+Gould that comes with the opportunity to prove your true potential, provide expert services on world class projects, collaborate and grow with professional services experts, and receive an attractive compensation package with robust benefits.

About Us:

Faithful+Gould is a world leader in integrated project and program management consulting. We provide expert and professional management consulting services on a wide range of interesting and iconic projects with many high-profile clients across key business sectors and industries that include several Fortune 100 companies and notable Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by Engineering News Record (ENR). Faithful+Gould was established in the U.K. in 1947, with its first USA office opening in 1992. We embody Constructive Expertise – It’s in our DNA!

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Oversees the direction of a planning / scheduling team or function within a group, office or region.
  • Develops and implements the scheduling business development plans and activities.
  • Assigns and manages project staffing levels and workforce plans.
  • Supports the project team and stakeholders with time management and control.
  • Establishes criteria for schedule development (schedule detail, work breakdown structure [WBS], etc.).
  • Develops and updates summary level as well as detailed schedules.
  • Develops lists of design, procurement, construction and post construction activities based on review of design documents, examination of site conditions and discussions with Owners, design consultants and contractors.
  • Identifies major milestones, critical approvals and long lead procurement items.
  • Determines reasonable schedule logic and constraints based on discussion with task owners and/or teams.
  • Develops realistic activity durations based on production rates and available manpower based on discussion with task owners and/or teams.
  • Assigns resources (cost, labour or material) to activities and develops cash flow reports and resource histograms.
  • Evaluates critical and near critical path activity sequences.
  • Assesses actual progress based on site inspections.
  • Identifies schedule changes and trends.
  • Develops earned value reports.
  • Suggests corrective actions and/or develop recovery plans when delays are anticipated or occur.
  • Prepares time and cost delay claims.
  • Supports risk allocation and value engineering workshops.
  • Prepares scheduling specifications.
  • Review architect and contractor prepared schedules.
  • Prepares post construction as-built schedules and lessons learned reports.
  • Teaches scheduling techniques.
  • Provides senior level general project management support as necessary (e.g., financial/operational budgeting, consolidation, analysis, forecasting; business development; pricing; billing; key client/consultant relationship management).
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field
  • 15+ years of relevant experience.
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities.
  • Must have strong to excellent understanding of CPM (Critical Path Method) concepts and calculations; strong to excellent understanding of earned value concepts, calculations, and rules of credit; proficiency in Primavera scheduling products; and experience in analyzing contractor-prepared delay claims.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Must have experience with Primavera or Microsoft Projects.
  • Understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

What we offer at Faithful+Gould:

  • Opportunity to work on projects of various sizes and levels of complexity for globally renowned clients.
  • Strong team of expert, professional peers to mentor and grow with.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays.
  • Group Insurance.
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a tuition reimbursement program.

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!
At every stage, we have the right support and training to help you learn and acquire what you need to succeed. We seek results-oriented problem solvers, creative thinkers, and performance-driven professionals who are ready to work on exciting projects and rewarding opportunities as a part of their exceptional career.

Faithful+Gould is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review Faithful+Gould’s Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

Faithful+Gould cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who are not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. https://careers.snclavalin.com/recruitment-agencies

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