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GSP Project Scheduler

Mineral, VA 23117

Posted: 05/22/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Controls Job Number: 615915 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description


Pay: $65-75/hr

Overview


Develop Power Station and Capital Project schedules for multiple sites/outages/projects for Power Generation. Create cohesive work schedules by working closely with Project Management, Station Management, Outage Management, other departments, and various contractors responsible for short and long term project planning and emergent plant outages. Must be able to create schedules utilizing a variety of scheduling tools such as Primavera P6, SAP, Microsoft Project, etc.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all projects are executed with Safety and Environmental Compliance as the primary focus of all personnel supporting his/her projects.
  • Provide Project Management with current and accurate project schedules. Develop and be willing to provide recommendations to improve project schedules and project planning standards. Help coordinate work and resources with various station/department groups, and meet with vendors and supervisors, as necessary, to ensure that requirements and work needs are being addressed.
  • Keep the schedules current and accurate by going to the jobs to check on their statuses
  • Utilize various scheduling techniques to include Critical Path management, resource management/leveling, pert charts, cost management, etc. as requested.
  • Identify requirements and conduct planning and scheduling meetings with various departments to ensure that scheduling activities are properly identified, integrated and resources leveled. Prepare, conduct, and lead project meeting discussions to communicate scope and schedule status in an organized and professional atmosphere.
  • Maintain and analyze work progress and effectiveness within and in accordance with the schedule. Review compliance with project planning (capital budget) schedules, plan job steps for work execution in SAP, utilizing applicable permits in the planning process to include correct account coding (if applicable). Track purchase requisitions and deliveries if directed by the Project Manager.
  • Develop reports indicating activities scheduled by shift, progress, milestone status, daily and weekly objectives, projected completion, earned value, etc. and provide Project Management progress updates and projections for management teams. Trend critical path activities. Develop and maintain standard project schedules.
  • Conduct job walk downs prior to schedule development. Accountable for meeting Project Management and plant safety goals. Conduct job observations, housekeeping observations, and report hazards or other issues.
  • Develop effective system processes and standards to be followed at all locations for scheduling techniques and reporting formats. Incorporate improvement techniques in future procedures and plans.

Qualifications:
  • Considerable knowledge of company used and industrial scheduling software (such as Primavera P6, SAP, MS Project, etc.).
  • Knowledge of P6 and Plant Access Training once at NAPS
  • Detailed knowledge of power stations and plant systems with related work experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of work control processes.
  • Strong Project Management techniques and skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Skilled in leading and fostering cooperation without formal authority.
  • Skilled in scheduling techniques to include Critical Path management, resource management/leveling, pert charts, cost management, etc.
  • Skilled in the use of a personal computer, to include reasonable experience with the Microsoft Office fleet of software (i.e. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Word, MS Outlook, etc.).
  • Ability to translate plans into schedules.
Experience:
  • A minimum of 3 years required in project/outage planning and/or scheduling in an industrial environment (utility environment preferred).

Administrative:

The PS will self-manage travel between assigned sites as required, if multiple sites are included in the job posting specifics.
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