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Scheduler (Construction) in Riverdale Park, MD at RealStreet

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

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 Scheduler (Construction) with one of our top clients. As a Scheduler (Construction), you will be supporting our client, one of the world’s largest engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), maintenance, and project management companies.

Job Responsibilities

The Scheduler (Construction) position is based in Riverdale Park, MD and will be supporting the construction of a large transit project. The Scheduler (Construction) will be responsible for maintaining level I, II, II schedules and preparing look-ahead schedules, and other duties to include:

  • Working closely with lead scheduler to develop and maintain detailed resource loaded schedules of projects using P6
  • Working in collaboration with construction to drive consistency of the project scheduling approach to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting, and manage the project float
  • Be able to develop Level 4 or 5 schedules as per construction requirements
  • Collecting information from each department and using earned value to update the schedule on a monthly basis or as required
  • Developing and maintaining the project (S curve) progress including design / engineering, contract / procurement and construction
  • Supporting the lead scheduler to prepare and collect the backup information for monthly progress report, 90 days look ahead and documentation for monthly schedule meetings with the client
  • Integrating multiple schedules into a master project schedule, baseline, status and performance measurement baseline
  • Developing and maintaining schedule reports, Gantt, milestone charts and other progress management tools
  • Supporting the management team in the planning, tracking, analysis and reporting of projects and ensuring that they are followed on project schedules
  • Identifying major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events
  • Troubleshooting and monitoring potential scheduling problems
  • Assisting in defining and implementing schedule software (Primavera P6) management processes and procedures regarding scheduling conflicts / changes
  • Maintaining accurate records / paperwork
  • Facilitating and participating in internal weekly schedule reviews
  • Supporting lead scheduler to prepare Time Impact Analysis for changes

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Scheduler (Construction) role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field of study or global equivalent
  • Minimum of five (5) years of work-related experience managing an engineering, procurement and construction schedule
  • Experience using P6 to manage the Master Schedules and the supporting detailed schedules.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Office
  • Experience with Earned Value methodologies
  • Strong organizational, analytical, verbal & writing skills, to include solid experience in writing functional and technical specifications


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability

Build a better construction career with RealStreet!

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