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Project Scheduler

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/2/2017 10:00:47 PM
  • 2840993
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States, Canada; Washington, Ontario; Oakville, Bellevue


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Project Scheduler is a key member of the Large Projects team. They will own all aspects of scheduling and planning large projects from initial schedule creation through to project closure. This will include Critical Path Analysis, Earned Value Analysis, change management and performance measurement. They will partner with the Project Manager and work with the internal functions (Engineering, Sourcing, PSI etc) to drive the schedule to deliver to our customers on time.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Project Scheduler is a key member of the Large Projects team. They will own all aspects of scheduling and planning large projects from initial schedule creation through to project closure. This will include Critical Path Analysis, Earned Value Analysis, change management and performance measurement. They will partner with the Project Manager and work with the internal functions (Engineering, Sourcing, PSI etc) to drive the schedule to deliver to our customers on time. They will manage the integration of schedules with our partners and subcontractors where required. They will provide regular progress reports to senior leadership and drive best in class scheduling practices

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Develop & maintain Level 1, 2, and 3 project schedules (including managing standard activities, defining the required dependencies, linkages, inter-relationships, associated cycles, durations, responsibility codes, resource loading, etc.)
  • Partner with the Project Managers and Function Leaders to ensure that the project plans are regularly updated and reflect accurate information
  • Monitor Project progress; provide problem analysis and corrective action; Identify, communicate and mitigate risks
  • Track and monitor the progress of the tasks and milestones with project teams, identify variances, and warning signs and ensure early actions are taken as necessary
  • Integrate schedules with partners, subcontractors, and stakeholders. Provide regular status updates and manage Schedule Change. Analyze and prepare defense positions on schedule claims. Develop schedule workaround plans to maintain project cost and schedule requirements
  • Follow up and expedite all functional teams to drive the on-time delivery of the projects (Engineering, Supply Chain, Install/Commissioning)
  • Analyze contracts and be aware of crucial terms and conditions, schedule, contractual or logistical elements
  • Provide progress reports & management level reporting
  • Mentor others regarding advanced project scheduling



    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:


    PLEASE NOTE: If being hired in the US location, you must have legal authorization to work in the US. If hired in Canada, you must have legal authorization to work in Canada. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and including a drug screen. The drug screen requirement only applies if hired in the US.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • In-depth knowledge of Primavera Product Suite
  • In-depth knowledge of Project Management concepts and techniques
  • Senior level experience in Project planning and scheduling using P6
  • Thorough understanding of project scheduling fundamentals like earned value analysis, critical path analysis and resource analysis
  • Ability to train and mentor others
  • Preferred knowledge of SAP
  • Ability to set individual priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong team collaboration skills
  • PMP certification desirable

    Locations: United States, Canada; Washington, Ontario; Oakville, Bellevue

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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