Planner/Scheduler I (P6 MS Project)


White Plains, US


The Planner/Scheduler I oversees the delivery of projects within the assigned program of work from a schedule management perspective. This role supports project managers and engineers for capital and O & M projects including planning, scheduling, schedule forecasting and analyzing through closeout. This role is also responsible for analyzing and challenging any contractor schedules that are incorporated into the program-level schedule. It is expected that each schedule will, at minimum, be managed to a granular level of detail. #LI-AS1 


  • Support project managers and engineers for capital and O & M projects including planning, scheduling, schedule analysis, and reporting for Utility Operations.
  • Progress and update each schedule at pre-defined intervals as defined by NYPA in line with the NYPA Reporting cycle.
  • Development and maintenance of project schedules across an assigned program of work as per NYPA governance.
  • Maintain the overall project plan to ensure schedule compliance while coordinating with engineering, design, and project management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Project Management and/or industry standard methodologies and tools in order to  provide technical expertise to projects.
  • Coordinate and correlate schedule information with cost and resources to provide resource loaded schedules as needed based on project requirements.
  • Coordinate project reporting to leads, monitor deliverables, coordinate work within or between departments.
  • Review and analyze third party schedules for critical path, logic ties, etc.
  • Analyze cost forecasts against schedule forecasts to ensure the information is in alignment, and responsible for
  • escalating areas of potential misalignment to the project team.
  • Identify and communicate key risks or opportunities that emanate from the impacts of schedule delays oradvancements.
  • Ensure the appropriate application of codes at the project and activity level
  • Accountable for collecting internal and external schedule updates and incorporating them into the master schedule
  • Responsible for reviewing schedules and cost alignment monthly with project teams and communicating  key risks or opportunities that emanate from the impacts of schedule delays or advancements.  
  • Accountable for ensuring outage requirements are incorporated into the schedule clearly, accurately, and consistently. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to view tasks logically, break them down into essential requirements, and generate a solution to meet the project goals.
  • Advanced knowledge of scheduling and proficiency in either Microsoft Project or Primavera P6 is required
  • Proven experience and knowledge in schedule analysis and development, including but not limited to milestone
  • management, baseline management, CPM, time contingencies, crashing, QA, etc., is required.
  • Understanding of and experience in the electrical utility industry, especially in Transmission Projects is preferred.
  • Experience in cost/resource loading, earned value management is preferred.
  • Ability to build working relationships and collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Effective communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal daily supervision.
  • Ability to handle smaller projects from start to finish.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems proactively.
  • Knowledge of SAP / Maximo is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Education specialty in engineering and /or construction preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Project or Program Scheduling required. 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), AACE, or similar certification preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Approximately 25% travel primarily within NY State
  • Ability to sit at a desk and use a computer and telephone

The New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $94,870 - $134,360. The salary offered will be determined based on the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email 

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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