Scheduler Sr in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary

Assist in the execution of the planning & scheduling component of project controls processes and systems on EPC at-risk projects.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Under guidance of the Lead Scheduler, manages various aspects of the scheduling and planning functions as necessary to support effective project execution within a variety of operational environments.
  • Provides support to the Scheduling/Planning team in developing, maintaining, and analyzing critical path plans, resources and related schedule activities on projects of moderate size and complexity. Requires strong discretion and independence.
  • Under minimal supervision, will perform the more difficult and complex aspects of planning/scheduling activities. These activities include but are not limited to site visits at remote locations, developing turn-key schedules, resource loading schedules and updating and maintaining schedules in a timely fashion and in accordance with all company standards and contractual requirements. 
  • Responsible for the development of scope, schedule, budget and estimate to complete data for assigned tasks.
  • Assist in the creation of Work Breakdown Structure and budget data (including resource loading) for those WBS elements.
  • Analyze schedules to the extent that corrective action can be taken to minimize project losses.
  • Assist in managing and maximizing project margins.
  • Supports the Project Controls team at a macro level in maintaining timely and effective change management processes. 
  • Develops and maintains status reports including: labor productivity, schedule status and earned value curves reports.
  • Track self performance and subcontractor progress.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Must be able to develop and maintain positive, cooperative team oriented relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers, clients and others in contact with the job.
  • Must possess an understanding of earned value (cost performance index/schedule performance index) and baseline (change) management on at-risk lump sum projects.
  • Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Must be proficient in Primavera Project Planner (P-6) and MS Project.
  • AACE International – Certified Cost Engineer/Consultant (CCE/C); or AACE International – Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP); or Project Management Institute - Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.

Experience & Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Two (2) years experience in a related field may be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years directly related experience is required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.


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