Project Controls / Scheduler II

Job Description

Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth:

We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility: We act on what we know is right
Evolution: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love: We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for creating, managing, monitoring and ensuring the integrity and timeliness of project schedules. He/she participates with the program management, planning, and project controls teams to resource load schedules, produce projections, and support financial management tools and financial reports throughout the duration of all significant projects. The incumbent provides regular schedule reports, projections, and analyses to Project/Program Team, customers, and senior management. The role prepares ad hoc reports and analyses as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the jobs overall responsibilities.)

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Create and manage all required project schedules, utilizing scheduling software including Primavera P6 and MS Project.

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Review specifications and contract documents; understand the project work, and the schedule and reporting requirements of the contract. Assume responsibility for assigned areas.

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Communicate with project management team to ensure that scheduling and EVMS efforts are managed in accordance with the contract requirements and meet internal reporting and management needs.

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Participate in PERT planning process; obtain input and participation in schedule development.

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Solicit input and participation by team subcontractors in planning and scheduling process. Integrate schedules from multiple providers.

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Identify correct logical relationships, constraints, etc. and propose best schedule methodology for the project.

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Works with production management team to develop budgets, resource and cost load schedule activities. Produce labor projections, graphs, and reports.

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Maintain, manage multiple project schedules. Solicit and provide input weekly progress updates.

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Produce schedules and schedule reports as required for both internal management and reporting to external customers.

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Incorporate scope changes and other changes to project schedules, analyze and report impacts.

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Works with internal and external resources to resolve conflicts, problems, and coordinate schedules.

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Ensures that an open communication system is available where all stakeholders are informed of any changes to the schedule

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Performs timely and accurate processing of schedule updates

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Monitor production process, workflow, and schedules to ensure on-time delivery

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Coordinate with production, purchasing, and finance teams to develop and maintain scheduling parameters

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Review production specifications, identify, and report work capacity constraints

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Perform schedule updates utilizing P6 import commands and excel status update sheets into the subject project file

JOB SCOPE:

Operates within general parameters, but must use sound judgment and independent decision-making when carrying our most job responsibilities. Has the ability to influence and recommend modifying existing protocols. No budget responsibility, but does monitor contract and subcontract performance to establish progress and status. Will provide general scheduling support and maintenance as described from customer requirements and by management directive in order to identify program delivery issues, which could impact program costs and affect company cash flow.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Although the Scheduler does not have direct supervisory responsibility, he/she is expected to provide technical coaching for less experienced team members.

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

This role interacts with all levels of management and multiple subcontractors.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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PC and software applications such as Primavera version P6, Microsoft Project, scheduling and database programs.

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Familiar with shipyard production procedures for vessel construction and/or ship repair methods and processes.

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Strong communication skills written and verbal for constant interaction with all departments and outside customers.

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Ability to work effectively as part of a team and also take independent initiatives when the need arises.

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Excellent organizational and time management skills

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Strong analytical, leadership, and planning skills

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Research and analyze problem areas and special requests.

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Self-starter, well organized, detailed and customer (internal and external) oriented.

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Read and comprehend work specifications, work orders, blueprints, contracts and technical publications.

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Handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively as well as respond to last minute, high priority, time sensitive projects.

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Schedule, direct and organize work within a diverse department and coordinate work with other departments to maintain efficiency.

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Facilitate group decision-making and conflict resolution.

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React and perform in emergency situations.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

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High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required.

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AA degree or equivalent work experience is preferred.

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Minimum ten (10) years of increasing responsibility in a schedule creation, management capacity.

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Experience and familiarity with budgeting, estimating, and planning/scheduling principles is a plus.

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Project management experience is a plus.

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Experience and knowledge of cost accounting and data processing systems is also a plus.

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Experience and understanding of NAVSEA Standard Items

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Experience and understanding of Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:

None required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting with moderate to loud noise levels from production activity in the shipyard. 50% normal office environment; 50% of time spent in production areas in yard and aboard ships. The individual may be required to be in production areas in yard and onboard ships. He/she must be able to walk to and from job sites. The person must be able to climb inclined stairways and vertical ladders; to enter confined areas and tanks; to work at heights. He/she may be required to work more than 8-hour shifts and weekend work. There may be local travel and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While in production areas, the individual will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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