Senior Scheduler

at NES Fircroft
Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Date Posted July 27, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


The Project Controls Specialist is a specialist in project
schedule development, control and forecasting. The PC assess Contractor and
company generated schedules for usefulness, logic, level of detail, input sources,
timing, lines of communication, and interfaces with other functional elements and
consistency with Current Control Estimate, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), and the
Project Plan The PC also establishes the schedule requirements and frequencies of
issue for all of the contractor schedule deliverables. The PC strives for timely detection
of trends and specifically deviations from the plan.

Provides overall project schedule, progress measurement, and change management
leadership and expertise - Stewards the Contractor"s project control organization with
respect to schedule development, control and progress measurement - Advises the
Contractor"s organization with respect to adequacy of project controls tools, reports
and schedules - Develop / Maintain Level 1 and Level 2 integrated project schedules -
Reviews and, where appropriate, endorses schedule and progress Baselines and
forecast prepared by Contractor - Advises Project Controls Lead and Project
Leadership Team of any potential schedule issues and when necessary, provides
guidance on, corrective action and measures to mitigate any adverse trends -
Develops and reviews schedule corrective actions and recovery plans, and verifies
needed actions/plans are implemented - Reviews project changes to evaluate detail
schedule impact; responsible for quantifying and incorporating the effect and impact of
approved changes in the overall schedule stewardship and reporting. - Monitor and
report on schedule implications of changes - Reviews schedule basis of Contractor"s
change proposals - Reviews and endorses changes with regards to schedule and
progress impact - Supports Project Team with ongoing project progress measurement
and schedule analysis, reporting, and forecasting activities - Ensure that contractor
scheduling practices and progress measurement system comply with project
Coordination Procedures - Lead Contractor to development Contract Control
Schedules and Milestones - Ensure integration of subcontractors" schedules and
progress measurement system - Monitor contractor performance vs. approved baseline
schedule to assist management in identification of issues and development /
implementation of corrective actions or recovery plans - Analyze progress, schedule
trends, and develop forecasts to support management decision making - Participate in
contract bid evaluations (as required for schedule evaluation) - Ensure that contractor
schedule reflects / align with external schedule requirements and interfaces such as
permitting and regulatory - Assist Project Team in developing/reviewing schedule
corrective actions and recovery plans, and making sure needed actions/plans are
implemented - Provide direction and feedback to schedule engineers (owner and
contractors) on schedule development and control expectations during execution -
Participates in gathering and recording Lessons Learned for the project that relate to
progress and schedule areas - Maintains regular contact with the Functional Organization - Maintain close liaison with members of the organization - Drives and
promotes capital efficiency on projects being stewarded by the department

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Engineering
Technology or Construction Management - 10+ years prior oil and gas industry
experience preferred - 8+ years in Project Controls, Project Services and/or
Planning/Scheduling - Minimum 4 years of supervisory experience - Strong
influencing, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills - Advanced
competency in Primavera Project Planner (P6) - Adaptability to changing priorities -
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - Ability to multitask and respond
quickly to urgent analysis requests

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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