Lead Scheduler at Faithful & Gould

Salt Lake City, UT

About the Job

Lead Project Manager
Our Utah Team is growing! We are seeking a Lead Scheduler to work within a large scale aviation program, providing various planning/scheduling related tasks including planning and preparing schedules, reviewing schedules prepared by consultants or contractors, measuring, reporting and analyzing progress including earned value methodologies and analyzing delay claim.


About Us
Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owners Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -Its in our DNA.





Responsibilities

-Supports the project team and stakeholders with time management and control.
-Establishes criteria for schedule development (schedule detail, work breakdown structure [WBS], etc.).
-Develops and updates summary level as well as detailed schedules.
-Develops lists of design, procurement, construction and post construction activities based on review of design documents, examination of site conditions and discussions with Owners, design consultants and contractors.
-Identifies major milestones, critical approvals and long lead procurement items.
-Determines reasonable schedule logic and constraints based on discussion with task owners and/or teams.
-Develops realistic activity durations based on production rates and available manpower based on discussion with task owners and/or teams.
-Assigns resources (cost, labor or material) to activities and develops cash flow reports and resource histograms.
-Evaluates critical and near critical path activity sequences.
-Assesses actual progress based on site inspections.
-Identifies schedule changes and trends.
-Develops earned value reports.
-Suggests corrective actions and/or develop recovery plans when delays are anticipated or occur
-Prepares time and cost delay claims.
-Supports risk allocation and value engineering workshops.
-Prepares scheduling specifications.
-Reviews architect and contractor prepared schedules.
-Prepares post construction as-built schedules and lessons learned reports.
-Teaches scheduling techniques.
-Provides senior level general project management support as necessary (e.g., financial/operational budgeting, consolidation, analysis, forecasting; business development; pricing; billing; key client/consultant relationship management).
-Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
-Work involves coordination, research and problem solving on a variety of projects with unique or controversial problems, the solution of which has an important effect on major organization programs.
-Supervision received is essentially administrative, with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits. Acts independently on technical matters.
-Supervises and/or coordinates with other senior technical and support staff
Interfaces with senior technical staff, technical managers, and administrative staff and managers as necessary
Represents the organization in conferences with clients and prospective clients


Requirements

Bachelors degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus ten years relevant experience

Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

Must have experience with Primavera or Microsoft Projects.
Flexibility in approach to problem solving, listening to inputs, clear written and
oral communication skills are essential
Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.



Benefits

-Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
-Highly competitive salary
-Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
-Generous time-off benefits
-401 (k) with employer match
-Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as determined by assignment demands
-Career development opportunities through our corporate university
-Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
-Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance


Equal Opportunity Employer
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply. Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.




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