Ref No.: 17-03063
Location: Torrance, California
Torrance, CA
6 Month Contract

Job Description
  • This position requires knowledge in scheduling concepts and how they relate to cost and schedule integration in Earned Value Management.
  • Applicant must have extensive knowledge in schedule management from initial schedule development through program completion.
  • Responsible for developing and accurately maintaining integrated master/sub-project schedules, ensuring schedule logic is maintained (horizontal & vertical), coordinating work activities with project team members, progressing schedules and assisting in identifying and resolving schedule conflicts.
  • The scheduler will conduct detailed analysis of major Program Events as well as key intermediate milestones and in addition, will coordinate with Suppliers to collect and deliver current progress information associated with contractor agreements in order to provide status updates to the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).
  • This position requires experience using MS Project, earned value measurement (EVM) techniques in cost and schedule performance management.
  • The scheduler will be expected to interpret the status for potential schedule impacts and communicate said impacts to control account/program manager and Integrated Product Team Leads
  • This position will need to demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to interact with co-workers in a team-based environment.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and project planning ability as they will be viewed as a key contributor to the business capture and planning phase of business development.
  • The individual must possess the ability to function efficiently as team member in all aspects of job performance.
  • The position requires the ability to train technical and financial personnel in Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) and project scheduling methods (i.e. critical path method) to support program execution.
  • This position will also ensure conformance with the Client's EVMS description documents.
  • This position will require interfacing with customers, suppliers, and government agencies as well as Group/site management and program personnel.
  • This position will require knowledge of earned value concepts and theories with the emphasis and the program planning and scheduling aspects and will be viewed as the focal point of the schedule aspects of the earned value information within the Integrated Cost & Schedule Group.
  • This position will require a high degree of analytical skills in identifying interrelationships of schedule activities as well as proposing workarounds.
  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in engineering, accounting, or a related field and 3 years of relevant work experience demonstrating strong analytical, problem resolution, organizational, program management and leadership abilities. In lieu of a degree, equivalent experience may be accepted.
  • Equivalent experience may include: leading teams on complex development projects, applying current Defense industry standards for schedule assessments and producing analytical schedule reports for customers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are also required for contacts with outside agencies and customers as well as with Client employees at all levels and locations.
  • Personal computer experience for Scheduling (Microsoft Project), spreadsheets (Excel), word processing (Word), databases (Access and Hyperion), and presentations is required.
  • Knowledge of earned value concepts and software applications is preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, accounting or related degree.