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Planner/Scheduler I

Location: 

White Plains, NY, US

Summary

The Planner/Scheduler I oversees the delivery of projects within the assigned program of work from a schedule management perspective. This entails identifying the key business issues through monitoring of the plan of work. This role is also responsible for analyzing and challenging any contractor schedules that are incorporated into the program-level schedule.  

All schedule build and coding is customized to meet the project team requirements but adheres to the guidelines set forth by NYPA’s Operations Portfolio Management Group (OPMG). The level of detail to which each schedule is managed is directed by the Program owner.

Responsibilities

  • Development and maintenance of project schedules across an assigned program of work. 
  • Progress and update each schedule at pre-defined intervals as defined by NYPA in line with the NYPA Reporting cycle. 
  • Ensure consistency, accuracy, and integrity of all data housed within the Master schedule. 
  • Ensure the life-cycle schedule is built and is maintained on a “rolling-wave” basis, where the time horizon for the most detailed planning is 2 years.
  • 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 or advancements.  
  • Ensure outage requirements, when applicable, are incorporated into the schedule clearly, accurately, and consistently. 
  • Set and maintain Project Baselines.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge to develop, maintain, and manage schedules in Primavera P6 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 is a preferred
  • Experience in Earned Value Management is preferred
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently is necessary.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Project or Program Scheduling required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Management or related field preferred.
  • Experience in Electrical Utility or large-scale Construction industry preferred.
  • 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

 

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

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