Construction Project Scheduler

Cumming LLC Los Angeles, CA

At Cumming Corporation, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest growing Project and Cost Management Consultancies in America and are ranked in the ENR Top 25. With over 25 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double digit year to year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are endless!

In this role, you will be a member of our industry leading Planning & Scheduling team that avoids costly surprises through the application of proven scheduling and project controls. Our comprehensive schedules ensure that projects are optimally planned, organized, and resourced. Versed in the means and methods of construction, and supported by state-of-the-art software and technology, our staff produces projects that are free of surprises.

Our firm is currently looking for a dedicated Construction Project Scheduler to be located in the Los Angeles area. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute project management services on one of the largest school bond programs in the country.


* Independently interprets and reads detailed construction drawings (Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Civil, etc.) and develops a clear understanding of work scope.

* Reviews Contractor's Baseline schedule submissions and verifies that all work scope is identified properly and logically sequenced correctly. Provides written detailed schedule review comments.

* Performs QA/QC on contractor schedule submittals for conformance with contract. Reviews critical path, cost loading, resource loading of man-hours, schedule content, recovery schedules, use of logic relationships and lags, constraints and milestones.

* Performs schedule Time Impact Analysis for any change orders that affect the construction schedule. Conducts schedule negotiations with the OAR and the contractor for any delay time settlements.

* Reads drawings to determine if work is in or out of scope, and understands terms and conditions of the contract to determine if any compensable or non-compensable time extensions have merit.

* Performs Critical Path analysis and Earned Value analysis.

* Walks the construction sites as needed and checks the contractor's weekly/monthly schedule progress. Provides reports to the project OAR and upper management.

* Effectively communicates with the Contractor regarding all schedule/progress related matters and concerns in the weekly status meetings and all other schedule related meetings.

* Performs Program Schedule QA/QC reviews on a regular basis.

* Performs status updates for Program Schedules/Master Schedules on a bi-monthly basis.

* Ensures proper use of Program-level standard codes, layouts and reports necessary to ensure data integrity.

* Serves as a liaison between project teams, department leadership and the Program & Project Controls department.

* Prepares reports as needed and directed by Management.


* Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management.

* 8 years' of full-time paid professional experience in project or program scheduling on large construction programs.

* Proficiency in Primavera 8.1 or above and MS Office Suite.

CUMMING offers a comprehensive benefits package as well as competitive compensation and bonus structure.



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CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.