Project Controls Scheduler

Volt Information Sciences Chester, VA
Job Description

Position: Project Control Scheduler

Location: Hopewell, VA

Status: Direct Hire Position

This direct hire opportunity for a Project Control Scheduler will sit in Hopewell, VA. This client is a leader in the chemical manufacturing industry.

Responsibilities and Duties Include:

* Responsible for delivering project scheduling to the project management group as assigned.

* Work with project managers, engineers, and discipline leads to develop, publish, and monitor project schedules to ensure commitments are being met.

* Scheduling subject matter expert. Delivers detailed project schedules including earned value from FEL-1,2,3 to Project closure.

* Understand interpretation of construction schedules and challenge supplier scheduling.

* Scheduling Support for all of the organization's sites as needed.

* Procedures – supports the upkeep, maintenance, and renewal of the project controls scheduling procedures.

* Drive project controls scheduling discipline and ensures department's adherence to the organization's accounting policies and standards of internal control.

* Support other project control activities such as cost accounting, forecasting, change order reviews, requisitions, etc.

* New Projects – participates in the project planning process by helping to define project schedules.

* Potential to provide scheduling support for all the organization's sites including plant shutdowns.

* Travel 10%

* Metrics – Coordinate data collection and reporting for monthly and quarterly department metrics.

* Expediting – Provides material expediting service, coordinating activity of engineering, construction, purchasing, and vendors.

* Maintain scheduling database and best practices.

Qualifications:

* 3+ years experience scheduling in Primavera P6 in industrial plant setting.

* Understand engineering & construction cost control principles and accounting methods.

* Conceptually understand project execution and the sequence of events necessary to complete a project.

* Detailed experience in scheduling project execution and outage work.

* Must have initiative, self-organization and ability to tactfully deal with peers and superiors.

* Possesses strong financial and analytical skills, Microsoft office, excel, and SAP knowledge

* Strong written and verbal communications skills

* Ability to communicate to all organizational levels.

* Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives.

* Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, handle multiple/varied assignments and to manage conflicting priorities.

* Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize SAP/ERP, MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

* Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence, with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

* Manages by fact, able to work under pressure, committed to meeting project deadlines.

Please apply to position or contact Tina Mahaney at (317) 685-2200 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with its employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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