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Project Scheduler
Ref No.: 18-04898
Location: Tampa, Florida
Start Date: 05/01/2018
This position is a dedicated project scheduler role that serves as a liaison between project managers and functional managers. Duties include managing schedules, reviewing project status, and understanding how to assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Actively monitors project progress with an emphasis on problem solving with project managers, functional managers, clients and other stakeholders.

Job Description

• Work closely with functional managers to develop and maintain detailed resource loaded project schedules using MS Project.

• Develop and maintain summary level schedule reports Gantt, milestone charts, and other program management tools used to support critical path analysis, near term tasks, priority based resource allocations, performance variances

• Supports the metrics team in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of projects/programs

• Follows schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures

• Work in collaboration with project managers to drive efficiency in project execution and accuracy in project reporting

• Schedule estimating and updating for new work and remaining work

• Identify major milestones, decision points, project lifecycle and other project events

• Troubleshoot and monitor potential scheduling problems

• Maintain accurate records/paperwork

• Facilitate and participate in weekly schedule reviews

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelors degree and eight (8) years of project management experience

• Microsoft Project experience a must

• Five (5) or more years of heavy duty project scheduling experience using MS Project

• Knowledge of Earned Value (EV) Methodology and ability to apply it to different types of task and track EV accordingly

• Ability to perform Resource Loading using a resource pool

• Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team

• Ability to function in a Team Leadership capacity

• Strong people skills

• Willingness to work outside of normal business hours as required to meet deadlines

Highly Desirable Skills:

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

• MS Project Server experience

• Experience in natural gas transmission and distribution