Job Responsibilities:

Serves as an integral partner in the project business team. Works with the Project/Program team to schedule the: project elements, project lifecycle, production detail, material, etc. Provides program, project, or institutional scheduling products including comprehensive integrated master schedule products, schedule assessment, and performance analysis. Provides reporting and tracking requirements, to ensure project/program or institution is compliant with contractual requirements. Analyzes and validate current schedule status to the current plan, and historical/baseline schedule products. Analyzes efficiency and trends; forecasts impact to project, program, proposal, and/or institutional requirements. Responsible for the earned value schedule integration, and other schedule-related support and services.


• Serve as the lead scheduler to achieve the project’s business goals, utilizing the Institution’s business framework and processes

• Build Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), maintain, analyze, and report schedule concerns, associated metrics, and schedule products

• Assess and validate the schedule/cost baseline integrity to ensure that it is effective, accurate, and executable

• Identify and communicate anomalies in the schedule data, analyze horizontal logic and critical path traceability

• Work closely with the Project Resource Analyst (PRA) team to implement and verify cost and schedule integration plan

• Maintain detailed network schedules in Microsoft Project Server including the extraction and analysis (DCMA 14-Point Assessment) of various schedule-related data required for monthly/quarterly reporting

• Support monthly change control board meetings, and incorporate approved liens (Baseline Change Requests) into the project baseline or estimate at complete (EAC)

• Assist in the production and present high level summary schedule reports to key engineering partners

• Conduct and report “what-if” scenarios that can be easily understood by technical leadership

• Generate Quantifiable Back-up Data (QBD) planning and also manage the progress for Earned Value (EV) reporting

• Use technical knowledge about a project to derive schedule risks and potential negative impacts/opportunities to the project schedule

• Works on critical, often self-initiated, ad-hoc assignments and projects with minimal direction

Required Skills:

• Typically requires a Bachelors degree with a minimum of 9 years of related professional hands-on experience in project scheduling; Masters degree with a minimum of 7 years of related experience; or PhD with a minimum of 5 years related experience

• Strong experience in developing/maintaining schedule plans, identifying and flagging schedule and cost issues, running what-if scenarios in schedule for mitigation planning, analysis, earned value performance measurement, assessment and reporting, contracts, subcontracts, and procurements

• Utilizes knowledge, understanding and application of project planning and control principles and standards, including cost estimation, budgeting, and scheduling; performance measurements, including earned value, as required for the planning and implementation of complex projects

• Able to interface effectively with program/project management, technical organizations, industry partners, and bypass centers

• Resourceful and self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Strong user of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

Desired Skills:

• Demonstrated experience in leading the implementation of project resource planning and control activities and earned value management (EVM) on a complex technical project

• Previous experience in a project team environment with project reporting, integrated cost/schedule planning, Earned Value Management (EVM), and various performance measurement techniques

• Experience with cost-schedule baseline change control processes

• Experience in conducting or participating in Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs)and performing independent assessments

• Experienced user of Milestones Pro, STATs Health Check