Planner/Scheduler III

Location: 

Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Lake Superior Consulting is hiring a Planner/Scheduler III at our client location in Middletown, PA.

This is a full-time contract role; the initial terms are one year with a possibility for renewal. Benefits are included during the contract time including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with match, PTO etc. Apply today for immediate consideration!

At the senior level of the construction project management family the focus of this position is to take on increasingly challenging assignments that support project requirements, be able to work independently, and able to coordinate the management team for execution alignment. The primary focus of the Project Scheduler is to develop, detail, expand and maintain project schedules for one or more projects managed by the department. The planning and schedule development will be done in conjunction with other stakeholders within the project teams.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides logistics/scheduling related technical support and manages project schedules to assigned internal client groups for planning, procurement, development, construction and maintenance activities by:
  • Adhering to enterprise scheduling standards for development and implementation of schedules, ensures standards are current, e.g., Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Updating, revising, and detailing for schedules as projects progress through development and execution stages, e.g., updating the schedules based on earned-value data from the Field Construction Analysts and other sources of construction tracking and reporting information
  • Assist with interpreting performance of scheduled activities and communicating issues to the Project Manager, e.g., analyzing the impacts that schedule updates will have on the baseline plans, ensuring resource requirements for schedules are incorporated at planning stages and continuously developed through the project lifecycle
  • Developing and managing schedule performance indicators
  • Providing technical advice related to scheduling/planning/logistics. Developing detailed "what-if" schedules as requested to communicate options to the project team, identifying critical path elements and associated logic driven options, etc.
  • Representing the department by providing advice and coordination of internal projects and associated external activities, e.g., customers partners, consultants, etc.
  • Providing technical and business advice on the preparation and disposition of documents required for project completion, e.g., providing reports, schedules, updates and input as required regarding scheduling and planning for the projects
  • Interface with the various stakeholders on the project team and other key stakeholders to receive the information required for accurate and timely critical-path management of the project schedules

Scope:

  • Impact of this role is typically confined to the immediate work unit or project, will interact with external stakeholders as needed under the guidance of a senior level employee
  • Recommendations reviewed for accuracy
  • Provides guidance to junior and intermediate planners/schedulers

Contacts:

  • Verbal and written communication typically consists of the collection and relay of complex technical facts and analysis of business implications
  • Required to communicate technical issues to technical and non-technical staff
  • Reports directly to the Supervisor of Project Controls

 

Position Requirements:

  • Technical college diploma or university degree in a related field
  • 5-7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Aptitude and communication skills related to acting independently as a senior logistics/scheduling professional
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize workload in a fast paced and dynamic environment and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Possess an aptitude for successfully building relationships with project staff, internal and external stakeholders
  • Expert level knowledge of Primavera P6
  • Experience with oil and gas construction projects

 

Physical Requirements and Demands:

  • Office environment
  • Overnight business or construction field trips may be required
  • Expectation to produce required reports and cost data in a timely manner
  • Occasional travel to field worksite locations. May require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen our critical energy infrastructure. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment.  LSC provides integrity management solutions and engineering services to meet the increasing needs of our US and Canadian client base.

LSC's focus is on the Energy industry we serve today while evolving our technologies and services to meet the clean energy initiatives of tomorrow. Our talented team of technical professionals serves the Liquids and Natural Gas, Mining, Water and Wastewater, Renewables, and Manufacturing industries. 

 WHY WORK FOR LAKE SUPERIOR CONSULTING?

Our Growth is Your Opportunity:

Our growth creates an environment for our current employees to gain new skills and take advantage of promotional opportunities. We have opportunities for all levels of people from recent graduates and professionals to technicians, empowering you to grow personally and professionally.  We value our employees’ contributions and award those who step up through promotional opportunities. Molding your own career path is a common theme amongst our team members.

Make an immediate impact:

New employees can expect to be given responsibility and are expected to bring new ideas to the table almost immediately. Your ideas and contributions will be listened to, welcomed and appreciated!

Work with industry leaders:

We are in the consulting business. Therefore, it is our knowledge that is “sold” to our clients and our employees truly are our most valuable asset.  That said, we hire passionate people who are focused on continuous learning and development. Our employees work alongside many subject matter experts and have the opportunity to learn and grow their own knowledge base by working with other high achievers.

Gain diverse well-rounded experiences:

Our engineering teams have the ability to work on diverse projects that are never the same. This means continuous learning and development of skills and increased knowledge base.

Entrepreneurial Culture:

We have a culture that supports playing to our peoples’ strengths and empowering them to make decisions. Our leadership values an entrepreneurial approach to achieving success, solving problems and supporting our clients.

Competitive Salary and Benefits including:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Flexible work options

401K/Profit Sharing (6% company match)

Company paid life, AD&D, and short/long term disability

Paid time off (PTO)

Paid holidays (twelve per year)

Tuition reimbursement

EEO Statement

Lake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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