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Construction Scheduler in Virginia Beach, VA at RealStreet

Date Posted: 12/16/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for a Construction Scheduler with one of our top clients.  Our client is a full-service consulting firm offering a wide array of Program and Construction Management, Project Controls and Engineering services.  This position is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Job Responsibilities

The Construction Scheduler will oversee multiple VDOT bridge and road construction projects ranging in value from a few thousand dollars to over four million dollars.  The Scheduler will be working on-site with state agencies in the Hampton Roads area.  The Construction Scheduler will be responsible for the following: 

  • Participate in Project Risk Reviews, perform schedule qualitative & quantitative analysis, develop / maintain / monitor risk register
  • Participate in Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) creation
  • Determines reasonable schedule logic, duration and constraints based on interactive Planning sessions with Project Teams
  • Research and contribute to development of new techniques, automation and standards; considered a skilled resource in organization
  • Develops processes that require innovation and ingenuity
  • Work performed under general direction but with the need to act autonomously when required
  • Interacts with internal and external personnel on major matters
  • Plans and prepares proposal and standard implementation schedules for business units within the organization
  • Create master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet completion deadlines
  • Thoroughly understands the scope of work, drawings, specifications and performs mathematical calculations to determine workflow, tools and resource (labor, material, and equipment) requirements
  • Thoroughly understands construction methods and sequencing of both transportation / Infrastructure and Facilities / Building and able to develop a baseline schedule for both types of construction
  • Lead the baseline schedule creation and approval effort for project sites
  • Communicates with supervisors to determine status of assigned projects, capture sequence revisions and update the contract schedules
  • Put together issue folders to capture impacts and delays to schedules and recommend mitigation / recovery schedules
  • Prepares schedule status reports
  • Will act as Owners Representative scheduler for capital projects
  • Understand how to fully build and maintain an organized, integrated EPC schedule using CPM, resource loading, baselining, coding and cost accounts
  • Able to work with contractor schedulers to incorporate data in the master project schedule
  • Utilizes critical path analysis and what–if scenarios to fully support the project team
  • Perform spot check site inspections to assess actual progress
  • Identify and report schedule variances and trends
  • Suggest corrective actions and develop recovery plans over potential delays captured above

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Construction Scheduler role includes:

  • Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) or be able to attain within 6 months of employment
  • 5-10 years progressive experience in Project Controls
  • 5-10 years progressive experience in Primavera P6 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Excel and Word Proficient
  • 5 years of Relevant DOT Cat 4 project scheduling experience
  • 4 year degree in either Engineering or Construction Management
  • Both transportation & facility scheduling experience
  • Able to pass a background check and attain classified information clearance


Our client offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Basic and Supplemental Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account
  • Wellness Rewards
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Tenure Awards

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