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Project Scheduler - REMOTE WORK


PayCompetitive
LocationRemote
Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: PRO00001787
      Project Scheduler - REMOTE WORK

      Working with our business partners to create, improve and sustain industry and infrastructure. Orbital Engineering has been driven by this core purpose for more than 50 years - energizing Orbital team members and helping our clients solve challenging and complex problems with innovative engineering, inspection, and construction solutions. Orbital team members are guided by the fundamental beliefs of building trusted relationships, personal accountability, innovation, and excellence in everything we do. Orbital is looking for others to join our team to continue activating our purpose and embrace our values.

      Orbital is seeking a Project Scheduler to join a team of specialists that supports a vast portfolio of projects in the field of Electric Utility Design and Construction. Project types include Transmission substation and line as well as Distribution substation and line. Projects are constructed throughout the Northeast United States. Candidates must possess experience with Electric Utility Transmission and Distribution Projects.

      This is a fully REMOTE role; candidates located in the EST Time Zone (UTC-4) are preferred as daily responsibilities may require participation in virtual meetings as early as 8 AM EST through 5 PM EST. There are multiple positions available that may be filled at the Entry-level, Mid-level or Senior Scheduler level

      Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

      • Data Entry and Maintenance: Inputting project data into the Primavera P6 system, including project activities, durations, resources, and relationships between tasks. You will also be responsible for regularly updating and maintaining the schedule as the project progresses.
      • Schedule Monitoring: Assisting in monitoring project progress by comparing actual work completed to the planned Identifying discrepancies and helping to develop corrective action plans.
      • Generating Reports: Supporting and producing regular schedule reports and schedule updates for project This may involve extracting data from P6 and presenting it in a clear and concise manner.
      • Resource Management: Assisting in managing project resources by ensuring they are properly assigned to activities and responsible groups are identified accurately.
      • Risk Assessment: Supporting the identification and analysis of potential schedule risks and assisting in developing mitigation strategies.
      • Collaboration: Working with the project team to collect information, verify progress, and ensure that the schedule reflects the most up-to-date status of the project. Includes hosting and/or attending regularly scheduled project meetings to maintain working knowledge of project status and gather information needed to complete required tasks.

      • Training and Learning: Continuously learning and improving your knowledge of Primavera P6, project scheduling best practices, and project management processes and practices. Candidate must be willing to ask questions and seek training required to properly execute tasks

      • Adherence to Standards: Following established scheduling procedures, company guidelines, and industry best practices to maintain data integrity and consistency.


      As a Project Scheduler - Senior-Level with 5+ years' experience, the selected candidate is considered an expert in project scheduling, with extensive experience in managing complex projects and mentoring less experienced schedulers. The Project Scheduler - Senior-Level will play a critical role in guiding project teams, identifying and/or participating in process improvement initiatives, and ensuring successful project delivery.

      As a Project Scheduler - Mid-Level with 2-5 years' experience, the selected candidate is expected to vast experience and expertise in project scheduling using Primavera P6. Candidate applying for the Project Scheduler - Mid-Level role should be comfortable working independently and must be capable of handling more complex projects. Responsibilities involve a high level of independence in managing schedules and collaborating with project teams. Project Scheduler - Mid-Level may even be tasked with assisting less experienced schedulers and team members by providing guidance, training, and support.

      As a Project Scheduler - Entry-Level with 0-2 years' experience, selected candidate would begin in the role working under the guidance of a more experienced scheduler to manage and maintain project schedules using Primavera P6 software. It is essential that the candidate be receptive to feedback and eager to learn.

      Minimum Requirements

      • Senior: Bachelor's Degree in a Related Field (Project Management, Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or similar) with 5+ Years Scheduling Experience OR 7+ Years Scheduling Experience
      • Mid-level: Bachelor's Degree in a Related Field (Project Management, Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or similar) with 2-5 Years Scheduling Experience OR 5+ Years Scheduling Experience
      • Entry-level: Bachelor's Degree in a Related Field (Project Management, Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or similar) with 0-2 Years Scheduling Experience OR 2-5 Years Scheduling Experience
      • Demonstrated proficiency in scheduling software (P6. Microsoft Project)
      • Must exhibit strong written and verbal communication capabilities.

      • Must exhibit strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to
      • Must exhibit strong organizational skills, be self-motivated, and have ability to prioritize.

      • Must be competent in basic computer programs (Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe).
      • Must be able to work well in a group setting and manage simultaneous tasks.
      • This position requires the ability to pass a post-offer drug (including marijuana) and alcohol test in compliance with Federal regulations and is also subject to random testing as a condition of continued employment.


      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience with Electric Utility Transmission and Distribution Projects
      • Experience directly Managing small teams of employees
      • Professional certification / training related to Project Management or Scheduling


      Orbital Engineering, Inc. has provided worldwide professional engineering and consulting services since 1969. Our commitment to quality, responsiveness, and attention to detail has earned us the reputation as a leading provider of engineering and design services.

      A commitment to excellence and hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, career advancement opportunities, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, 401(k), and supplemental insurance.

      Orbital Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO/AA/M-F-V-D. Orbital Engineering, Inc. seeks diversity among its employees. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential job functions.

      • This position requires the ability to pass a post-offer drug (including marijuana) and alcohol test in compliance with Federal regulations and is also subject to random testing as a condition of continued employment.


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