- Primavera P6
DPR is currently looking for a Project Scheduler. Scheduling will be of commercial projects within our core markets: Healthcare, Advanced Technology, Life Sciences, Higher Education and Corporate Office. Schedulers will work closely with Superintendents, Project Managers, Estimators and Regional Leadership teams and will be responsible for the following:
Expert in CPM scheduling theory, level of detail, and execution.
Mastery of Oracle Primavera
Resource loading and/or crew logic, Cost loading, Variance reports, etc.
Pre-construction planning, design development, bid / buy-out, long lead procurement items, construction sequences, startup, testing & commissioning.
Facilitate collaborative planning sessions with DPR project team, subcontractors, designers, and stakeholders to get input for sequencing and durations, as it relates to overall project milestones
Develop contract (baseline) schedule and maintain monthly contract schedule updates, in close coordination with superintendents and project team
Lead planning and scheduling efforts
Creatively collaborate with your project team, especially superintendents, to produce accurate schedule updates
Coordinate with and include subcontractor schedules.
Create variance reports, graphics, and narratives to forecast potential issues or conflicts
Ability to “VE” a schedule to its shortest responsible duration
Ability to analyze acceleration options (multiple shifts, Weekday OT, Weekend OT) to recommend the best cost option and offset against risks with different approaches
Ability to integrate the schedule and BIM model using 4D tools
Ability to train other team members on planning & scheduling best practices
Communication of schedule via tools such as schedule narratives, key milestones, and high level summaries. - Ability to draft quality schedule narratives, respond to schedule comments, and succinctly write executive summaries
Facilitate weekly schedule meetings with the owner and DPR project teams
Prepare schedule handouts & record action items
Produce look ahead schedules (e.g., 6 weeks) for weekly OAC meetings
Effectively communicate schedule issues, risks, conflicts, and mitigation/recovery plans to the owner
Create visual references / diagrams / graphics using P6 schedule data to further describe the project plan, current status, and upcoming scopes of work
Ability to motivate and build trust amongst project teams during planning sessions
Provide risk management input on key schedule milestones.
Alert entire project team to potential problem areas or deviations from the plan. Assist in development of recovery plans, mitigation options, or delay analysis.
We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:
3+ years of experience as a Scheduler, preferably within DPR’s Core Market projects
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field; or equivalent field experience.
A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude.
Effective problem solving skills.
A flexible, detailed-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, work with diverse personalities & work styles, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines.
This position is salaried.
DPR has been nationally recognized for its strong company culture, based on a well-defined purpose “We Exist to Build Great Things,” and four core values: integrity, enjoyment, uniqueness and ever forward. A flat, title-less organization that empowers people at all levels to make decisions, DPR ranked on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for five consecutive years. For more information, visit http://www.dpr.com .