Senior Scheduler
Buildings | Chicago, Illinois

Who We Are

We’re a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in the industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of.

Working For Primera

Our Buildings division is a talented team of experts working together to deliver buildings and systems that perform better. We provide full-service engineering and design services for both new and existing facilities. Ever focused on providing a first-class client experience, our 30-plus-year history includes projects for school, university, healthcare, government, aviation, laboratory, campus, and municipal facilities.

Who You Are

  • You have 5-10 years of experience in scheduling or as a project controls specialist.
  • You have exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • You have exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening and questioning skills.
  • You have strong documentation skills.
  • You are highly self-motivated and directed, and have keen attention to detail.

What You'll Do

  • You will operate software applications based on business/system requirements, primary focus will be on Oracle Primavera P6 version 18 web and client.
  • You will participate in developing and maintaining fully integrated resource loaded schedules using standard project management scheduling and earned value methodology.
  • You will participate in maintaining and developing time-phased budgets, work schedules, work breakdown structures, project codes, calendars, and cost account plans.
  • You will support contract processing and new project setup.
  • You will understand the difference between and manage Baseline, Working, and Forecast schedules.
  • You will interface with the project’s technical staff, financial staff, project managers, and the functional managers on aspects of scheduling, cost estimating, risk, and earned value analysis.
  • You will participate in monitoring the efforts of consultants and contractors.
  • You will monitor status of Project Schedules and ensures information is accurate across city systems.
  • You will review progress updates to EAM (Asset Management System) and updates P6 schedule accordingly.
  • You will develop project resource needs as aligned with resource needs identified in the Basis of Estimates (BOE).
  • You will maintain configuration management on project documents including but not limited to: schedules, change control, management plans, and work authorization documents.
  • You will perform variance analysis, baseline changes, and corrective actions.
  • You will review Contract Time Extensions and maintains the changes in the system
  • You will develop presentations pertaining to the project schedules, resources, and project performance.
  • You will identify problems, draw valid conclusions, and develop effective solutions to project related issues.
  • You will support project team in developing, implementing, and maintaining project controls systems.
  • You will gather, validate, and analyze project monthly performance data.
  • You will Process Estimate to Complete (ETC) updates.
  • You will development, review, and update of supporting project documentation.
  • You will maintain resource loading in P6 for timesheet system.
  • You will on an ongoing basis, develop and maintain detailed project schedules, including resource loading schedule activities.
  • You will generate resource projection curves and cost forecasts based on the resource loaded schedules.
  • You’ll enjoy what you do. You’ll work with great people, continue to learn and grow, and have a good time doing it.

Some of What You'll Enjoy

  • An excellent benefits package including 401K match and employee stock ownership, gym and transit subsidies, paid volunteer time off, parental leave, continuing education reimbursement and much more
  • Flexible work scheduling in a fast-growing company
  • Colleagues that appreciate differences in people, perspectives, cultures, and ideas
  • The fruits of our employee-led committees focused on offering engaging social, wellness and community service activities all year long

Equal Employment Opportunity
Primera is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Primera’s practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, physical handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group as defined by law.

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