Project Planning & Scheduling Specialist

United States of America - Michigan, Newport
Job Summary
AECOM is seeking a Project Planning & Scheduling Specialist to work in our Newport, MI location.
Our Project Control staff, systems, and procedures are second to none and provide the company with the best possible opportunity for success. This type of accomplishment does not come without hard work and a willingness to commit resources. AECOM's Project Controls Group has systems and procedures in place that encompass a full array of industry best practices including scheduling techniques, earned value tracking, cost forecasting and management reporting. AECOM's commitment to effective project controls is evidenced by the excellent training programs, procedure development efforts and system development efforts that have characterized the Project Controls Group since its formation.
This position will be responsible for to create, update and maintain multiple project schedules in support of the engineering task orders performed on site at DTE Fermi 2 Nuclear site.
Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:
Knowledgeable of planning and scheduling concepts and principles including effects on financial performance.
Familiar with data sources and supports basic schedule development.
Supports analysis of schedule, identifies and investigates project schedule variances.
Collects and updates data and updates and produces scheduling reports.
Assists in the development and maintenance of WBS and support activities to implement applicable coding. Supports basic schedule development.
Supports gathering and assembling data for schedule updating.
Supports measurement of project schedule progress and gathers and assembles data for schedule and network updating.
Gathers data for schedule baseline development and maintenance.
Familiar with construction drawings, specifications and construction contracting methods.
Understands CPM scheduling concepts and principles and able to develop basic engineering, procurement and construction logic.
Understands concepts and principles of scope control and change management and earned value methodology.
Supports monthly report preparation.
May participate in planning and scheduling meetings to gain insight to planning and scheduling issues.
Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts and principles.
Minimum Requirements
BA/BS plus 6 years of relevant experience including P6 scheduling and resource loading schedules or demonstrated equivlancy of experience and/or education.
Due to the nature of this work, candidate must be a US Citizen
Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in a project controls or scheduling function in the commercial nuclear power or Power EPC industry
Experience with change management
Cost experience
Field experience
Additional Information:
Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
Relocation benefits are not available for this position.
Per diem support is available for this position.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Construction Services
Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 203645BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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