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Project Scheduler

  • Job reference: NA-001958
  • Sector: Construction, Rail
  • Location: New York
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.


SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our New York, NY Intermodal Group as a P6 Project Scheduler.

Major Function/Role:
This position prepares Project Schedules, Resource Plans and from Scopes, Estimates, Drawings and Contract Specifications, Various Reports, and Earned Value Analysis. This person will Interact with Project Team members during Project Planning, Design, development of construction staging plans and review of site-specific conditions for incorporation into the work plan and project schedule.

Job Duties:

- Work Breakdown Structure and Activity Development.
- Construction Sequence/Logic.
- Project Schedule Resource and Cost Loading.
- Coding of Activities.
- Issue Baseline Schedules, Update Schedules and Reports.
- Current Schedule vs. Baseline Schedule Analysis.
- Critical Path Analysis.
- Delay Claims Analysis.
- Planned vs. Actual Percent Complete Reporting.
- Monthly Status Reporting.
- Earned Value Analysis.
- Resource Planning/ Leveling.
- Project Re-baseline.
- Third Party Interfacing of Activities.
- Capital Program Oversight/ Audit Interface.
- Attend Project Meetings.
- Visit Project Sites to gather Activity progress information.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in technical discipline with 7 years' relevant experience; 6 years' experience required with Master's degree; or 10 years' experience in project control or cost analysis with an Associates Degree.


Special Skills:

Good conceptual design skills and the ability to communicate ideas to management and clients both orally and in writing. High level of analytical ability and computer skills are required.

- Must have strong understanding of CPM (Critical Path Method) concepts and calculations
- Thorough working knowledge of Primavera P6 software, with Planning, Tracking and Monitoring of Project Scope, Resource and Cost is mandatory.
- Experience in developing, maintaining and reviewing detailed critical path method / precedence scheduling technique, resource and cost loaded schedules in Primavera P6.
- Experience with preparation of Time, Resource, Cost and Earned Value Analytical Reports.
- Have the ability to create simple as well as complex analytical reports using P6, BI Publisher, Access and Excel.
- Thorough understanding of elements of Railroad construction work is desirable.
- 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.
- Certification with AACE, PMI or CMAA is preferred.


Professional Registrations:

Certified Cost Engineer preferred.


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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