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Senior Scheduler

  • Job reference: AE-000380
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Boston
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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 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Nuclear Group in Plymouth, Massachusetts as a Senior Scheduler.


  • Develop complex engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and decommissioning schedules for project; this includes maintaining and updating complex schedules, compatibility and competency of master and supporting schedules
  • Perform logic analysis, CPM analysis, resource loaded, generated work breakdown structure, earned values, cost, resources, materials, work-loaded projections, S curve and cash flow diagrams
  • Assist the Senior Planner in preparation of project reports including but not limited to scheduling updates and analysis, progress reporting, change management and various planning reports for management
  • Able to coordinate the activities of the project controls staff and schedulers in the performance of their assigned task
  • Ability to identify impacts to schedule that need to be analyzed to help mitigate for slippage.
  • Mitigation efforts need to include: informing of plan changes; making recommendations to downstream impacts in the form of additional resources, shifts, and execution changes that require re-sequencing of activities.
  • Interface with operations and subcontractors to plan and develop baseline schedules and narratives, as well as document impacts to work and support resolution of issues
  • Prepare resource loaded CMP, 120-day, and weekly schedules in accordance with contract requirement, company standards and reporting guidelines for presentation to senior management and clients
  • Responsible for estimating activity durations and schedule optimization
  • Perform as a leader of other schedulers resulting in an integrated master schedule
  • Train and develop personnel to prepare and implement effective job schedules

  • B.S. in Engineering or Construction Management-preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in Project Planning and Scheduling or project controls area
  • Leadership skills
  • Further experience in:
    o Project Controls, including Cost Control
    o Performance Measurement, Change Management, and Delay Analysis
    o Quantity Surveying
    o Knowledge of Lean construction a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to work effectively with peers, management, subcontractors, suppliers, and stakeholders
  • Computer Skills:
    o High level of proficiency in P6
    o MS Office - Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point


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.

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