Senior Scheduler

Jacobs Engineering Herndon, VA
The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

The position will support the development and implementation of best practices in project controls as an integrated part of the Program Management Support Services all requiring: quality oriented, client-focused mindset and strong presentation, verbal and writing skills in order to communicate at multiple levels of management, client both internal and external and ability to lead and manage team of schedulers in achieving the overall project objectives.


The Senior Project Schedule is responsible for the timely review, analysis, of contractor/s monthly schedule updates and review of any submitted scheduling claims to ensure merit and contract compliance. Also, should proactively report on the key scheduling issues of concern in design, Right-of-Way (ROW), procurement, construction, and startup of the various project aspects, their interdependencies and "causes" and "effects" of any potential changes.

The Senior Project Scheduler will support the estimating team in analyzing time related changes, providing project management with timely sound/objective analysis of the Contractors' submitted Time Impact Analysis (TIAs).

Specific duties include:

* Reviewing design and construction drawings and plans, analyzing and developing detailed project schedules using standard coding and work breakdown structures;

* Determining and analyzing critical paths;

* Conducting schedule performance reviews;

* Participating in constructability and risk analysis;

* Generating graphical and tabulated reports in order to demonstrate and analyze contractors' performance and progress;

* Providing specialized scheduling services such as what-if scenarios, evaluating time impact analysis, and supporting contracting and change management teams, and generating weekly, monthly and quarterly schedule reports.

* At least 6 years scheduling experience is required

* Extensive knowledge of CPM based scheduling for heavy civil/transit projects required

* Proven understanding of Time Impact Analysis (TIA), scheduling claims and delay analysis required

* In-depth experience with Primavera (P6), Acumen Fuse and similar databases and a advance working knowledge of MS Office applications required

* Quality and detail-oriented with proven verbal and written communication skills required

* BS in engineering or related discipline required

Position is located in Herndon, VA. No relocation assistance is available for this position.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you?ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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