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Project Scheduler

Job Type
Houston, Texas
US$45.22 - US$73.82 per hour
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Date Added
May 6th, 2024

Bartech Staffing is a leading engineering, technical and professional staffing firm, and our clients include some of the nation's biggest companies. We are powered by Impellam Group, a connected group providing global workforce and specialist recruitment solutions. Our client has engaged us to assist them in hiring a contract Project Scheduler. If you are interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with leading company, we want to talk with you!
Job Responsibilities
Your specific duties as a Project Scheduler will include:

  • Compensation (Range): 45.22-73.82/ hour: Salary:
  • The Project Scheduler is responsible for planning, scheduling, and progress reporting in support of proposals and projects. Duties will typically be performed within an office setting during the Proposal and Engineering phases and then on site during Construction and Commissioning.
  • Provide necessary information for establishing time objectives to meet project requirements
  • Coordinate client, engineering, and operations interfaces to ensure smooth and timely flow of information
  • Provide project management with information pertinent to the control of the project
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate the project time schedule
  • Use the project time schedule to drive the execution and timely completion of the project
  • Work in accordance with our scheduling procedures and requirements
  • Capture REX (Return of Experience) to promote continuous improvement
  • Contribute actively to the knowledge exchange within the Scheduling Team
  • Proposal Phase:
  • Participate in the execution strategy and develop the frame schedule
  • Challenge the duration and sequence-of-development / constructability
  • Prepare the Basis of Schedule, including clear and specific assumptions
  • Prepare the Project Schedule Execution Plan
  • Utilize REX analysis and knowledges for support during the client negotiation phase
  • Project Baseline:
  • Establish, maintain, and follow up plans and progress in accordance with internal procedures
  • Develop baseline progress schedule using existing templates and/or reference projects
  • Revise and/or assign activity codes & WBS structure for baseline progress schedule
  • Revise and/or develop required layouts for baseline progress schedule
  • Revise and/or assign resources for baseline progress schedule
  • Revise and/or load manhours, quantities, and cost into baseline progress schedule
  • Develop baseline progress curves using both early and late finish dates
  • Develop progress measurement tables for tracking of deliverables &/or quantities installed
  • Prepare SMART presentations to discuss, summarize and validate the planning assumptions and basis
  • Project Execution:
  • Collect progress status from client, engineering, operations, suppliers, and third party entities
  • Assist the technical team with internal schedules to control and monitor key tasks.
  • Prepare forecast schedules based on actual project status and anticipated evolution
  • Track the internal and external milestones versus the contract, target, and previous forecast
  • Update progress curves using both earned and remaining (forecast) values
  • Analyze critical path(s), schedule variances, progress trends, and resource allocation
  • Develop and implement solutions / mitigation strategies for identified critical scenarios / problems
  • Communicate status and analysis to project team via schedule layouts, written narrative, and briefings
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reports
  • Keep a record of changes to the schedules via backup copy and "Maintain Baseline" function in P6
  • Update the Bases of Schedule, including mitigation actions taken in the monthly update
  • Construction:
  • Assist the site manager and subcontractor manager with planning
  • Perform quantity takeoffs
  • Confirm local rates of production for determination of budget manhours & schedule duration
  • Refine standard Schedule Specification for each ITB (Invitation to Bid)
  • Review subcontractor schedules for adherence to project specifications and need dates
  • Understand and challenge the subcontractors' plans before implementation into the main schedule
  • Import subcontractor schedules into the master progress schedule and make necessary logic ties
  • Walk jobsite and evaluate physical progress
  • Review accuracy of subcontractor schedule updates and adherence to their initial plan
  • Analyze subcontractor claims for delay and associated mitigation / recovery plans
  • Incorporate contract changes into the master progress schedule
  • Prepare schedules as requested or by anticipation, proposing scenarios and what-if simulations
  • Backup all Planning related as-builts and Lessons Learned to ensure benchmark and handover

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in EPC project scheduling
  • Minimum 5 years' experience of full-time jobsite scheduling
  • Large project experience preferred
  • Ability to plan Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning
  • Ability to read and understand Plot Plans, PFDs, P&IDs, One-Line Diagrams
  • Flexible with regards to travel (subject to individual project needs)
  • Proficient with Primavera P6 scheduling software, including multi-file group projects
  • Experience with Physical Progress and Earned Value measurement systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to balance strategic (big picture) thinking with tactical application (detail oriented)
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Ability to meet deadlines and fulfill customer requirements
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including presentation delivery to large / small groups
  • Strong business partnering skills to lead, influence, and drive behavior change without formal authority

As a Project Scheduler with Bartech Staffing, you will be working through an established and respected staffing organization with over 40 years of serving as a trusted partner to our client companies. We provide our talent with personal, responsive attention, and will assign an employee care representative to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. Depending upon the client, the assignment, and your performance, you can find potential opportunities for direct employment.
At Impellam Group, we offer a competitive compensation package with benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) plan with employee contribution opportunities
  • 529 college savings program

Make the most of your experience!
Apply now!
For this opportunity, the successful candidate will be directly employed by Bartech Staffing as a W2 employee while providing services to our client, who is looking for people who are eligible to work in the US and can start immediately.

Impellam Group and its brands are equal-opportunity employers committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application, interview process, pre-employment activity, and the performance of crucial job functions.

If you require additional disability considerations, modifications, or adjustments please let us know by contacting or fill out this form to request accommodations.

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