Scheduler - Remote - Utility - 12 Months (PR-33986217)

Location: Illinois, United States
Salary: US$60 - US$65 per hour + competitive
Sectors: Construction
Job Type: Contract
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Project Scheduler / Planner - Utility - Remote

Progressive GE are currently looking for a Project Scheduler / Planner on a long term contract.

We are partnering with a local utility who have a large capital projects program within electric T&D.

Primary Duties:

  • Creates or verifies work plans submitted to him/her, including parts requirements, switching and tagging requests and resources, required permits, instructions, standards, designs, procedures, prints, maps, etc.
  • Develops, coordinates, and/or reviews work plans for project schedules and maintenance schedules to minimize schedule impacts.
  • Utilizes system and scheduling techniques, practices and criteria to develop, maintain, analyze, and evaluate best approaches; anticipates changes and recommends solutions.
  • Interface with work internal and external departments such as, project management, line management, work management and contract personnel, as required.
  • Applies project and work management techniques, practices and criteria using Primavera Scheduling Tool to develop schedules.
  • Analyzes proposed project schedule versus actual completed tasks; participates in self-assessments and prompt adequate resolution of identified issues.

Job Specifications: (Experience, Technical Skills):

  • Technical Experience:
  • 10+ years scheduling experience
  • Proficient in P6 - at last 5 years' experience
  • Strong communication, team player and able to professional liaise with PM as well as vendor
  • Complete basic reporting to project trends i.e. such as pulling P6 reports, converting into excel
  • Electric T&D experience preferable but will consider utility based candidates
  • Strong appreciation and experience within costing
  • Experience scheduling for large scale construction projects
  • Maximo Experience

Location: Remote

Rate: $65 per hour

Duration: 12 Months

EOE Statement: Specialist Staffing Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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