Project Scheduler


Are you looking to join an organization that is growing and dynamic? What about a high-energy, collaborative environment that rewards hard work?

J.S. Held is a global multi-disciplinary consulting firm with over 90 locations worldwide. We are highly committed to all members of our community, both employees and clients. Our organization focuses on promoting a sense of community and inspiring our people to achieve results that exceed goals.

Job Description: Project Scheduler

This position focuses on the creation, review, updating, analysis and report development and presentation of construction schedules, which may be cost and/or resource loaded and used in the payment application process. Ideal candidates must have experience preparing baseline schedules, project updates, what-if scenarios and analysis, and contemporaneous and forensic time impact delay and delay mitigation analyses, with accompanying management reports and presentations. Prior scheduling experience on rail transit and/or pharmaceutical projects is beneficial but not necessary.

Position Responsibilities

  • Obtain construction physical progress data from field staff, relevant submittal, and RFI, PCO & DCR data, for incorporation into schedule progress updates.
  • Develop, analyze, and maintain CPM construction schedules, which may be cost and/or resource loaded.
  • Review float paths and critical activities to produce relevant attachments and appendices for progress update report packages.
  • Create and comment on Differences Report for progress update report packages.
  • Incorporate payment requisition information and relevant owner comments into P6 Schedule.
  • Work with project team members, perform regular on-going schedule updates, maintenance, and what-if scenarios.
  • Develop and incorporate change management schedule subnets into construction schedules contemporaneously, perform contemporaneous and retrospective analysis to identify gains and losses to schedule time.
  • Review, analyze, and prepare change management reports for time extension requests.
  • Prepare and issue management reports, pay applications, identify controlling and driving activities, perform schedule delay analysis to determine the causes of the schedule slippage, and develop recovery plans to mitigate delays.
  • Prepare lookahead schedules, cash flow and manpower curves.
  • Facilitate lookahead schedule planning meetings with construction field staff, edit lookahead schedules per comments and distribute it to interested parties.
  • Attend meetings related to schedule, lead discussions and/or presentations related to schedule.

Position Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Must have 5 to 10 years of construction scheduling experience with three to six years supporting active construction projects.
  • Five years of hands-on scheduling and analysis experience with Primavera P6.
  • Prior scheduling experience on rail transit and/or pharmaceutical projects is beneficial but not necessary.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite – Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint - required.
  • Extensive knowledge of planning and scheduling systems, principles, and practices.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently, with a results-driven focus and ability to collaborate with others.
  • Must have strong time management skills.
  • Registration/Certificates a plus:  Oracle Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Course, OSHA 10, PSP, PMI, PE, LEED, CSL

Attributes & Background:

J.S. Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary consulting services to the construction, government, healthcare, industrial, insurance, energy, legal, and technology, communities. We have diverse practice areas including Construction Advisory, Forensic Accounting & Economics, Forensic Architecture & Engineering, Surety, Environmental Health & Safety, Equipment, Toxicology, and Building & Property Consulting, among other disciplines.  J.S. Held is devoted to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts.  We leverage our experience to provide local, cost-efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience. We embrace diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Our commitment to building a team and environment that fosters professional and personal enrichment is unwavering. We are greater when we are equal!

Some of the Benefits We Have Include

J.S. Held understands all of our employees are people and sometimes life needs flexibility.  We work to always provide an environment that best supports and suits our team’s needs.

  • Our flexible work environment allows employees to work remotely, when needed
  • Generous PTO Policy
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Match
  • Commuter Benefits

EEO Statement 

J.S. Held LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In

addition to federal law requirements, J.S. Held LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscriminatory employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

J.S. Held LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with J.S. Held LLC employees’ ability to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

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