We are currently hiring a Lead Planner / Scheduler for our client in the Houston, TX area.

Position Overview:
The Lead Planner/Scheduler provides technical and non-technical support to all project activities in respect to planning/scheduling, resource loading/leveling, and schedule baseline variance analysis. By understanding and navigating the critical path, you will help drive the project to successful completion.

  • Expert with standard planning and scheduling methodologies and tools
  • Prepare plans and schedules for large and complex projects or multiple projects
  • Obtain Project Team buy-in/approval of all documented schedule assumptions and baselines
  • Ensure all changes to schedule baselines are approved prior to execution, as necessary
  • Provide timely and accurate schedule updates based on input/coordination with the Project Team
  • Facilitate planning workshops to define project schedule activity scope, relationships, and dependencies
  • Creation, assignment, and maintenance of schedule EPS, WBS, Activity Calendars, Activity Codes, Global Changes, and Resources
  • Review, challenge, and incorporate external supplier/contractor schedules into the Master Integrated Schedule
  • Validate schedule forecast accuracy, productivity, and produce variance analysis documentation
  • Provide all necessary inputs for and actively participate in Cost and Schedule Risk Assessments (CSRA)
  • Facilitate Schedule Risk Assessment and prepare and present results
  • Assess schedule irregularities/trends to suggest acceleration opportunities and corrective actions
  • Responsible for project progress measurement including reporting and schedule integration
  • Develop and implement planning/scheduling processes and procedures
  • Develop and maintain schedule benchmarking system
  • Coach and mentor junior Planner/Schedulers in industry best practices/processes
  • Lead a team of schedulers across multiple projects/program
  • Assess client needs and provide strategic development of scheduling solutions
  • Coordinate with and foster open lines of communication amongst all Project Team members
  • Strive for continuous improvement across all areas of work
  • Other duties as required

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Ten plus (10+) years planning/scheduling experience. Energy industry experience preferred
  • Degree at BSc level in Finance, Business, or Technical
  • Advanced proficiency in Primavera P6 Professional
  • Strong working knowledge of project control functions and project accounting processes, ERP systems, and tools such as MS Dynamics 365, SAP, MS Project, and Power BI
  • Excellent facilitation, communication, and analytical skills – written and verbal
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Strong relationship capabilities
  • High levels of creativity, persistence, curiosity, and enthusiasm
  • The candidate should be a self-starter, possess strong analytical skills, and enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office)
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English
Pay rate based off experience is up to $140/k plus benefits.

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Lead Planner/Scheduler