Schedule Engineer

Whiting Turner Construction     Construction     General Contracting     MA-Marlborough     June 10, 2020

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Since 1909, the firm has been guided by the principles of integrity, excellence and customer delight in the delivery of construction services.

Position Overview

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including the disabled and veterans. #LI-RP1

Job Description
• Supporting Whiting-Turner Schedule Manager with group and project specific responsibilities
• Development of pursuit and proposal schedules
• Development of master project schedules
• Development of detailed construction schedules
• Data entry of activities, durations, and sequences (predecessors / successors) into Primavera
• Schedule development is done in Oracle Primavera scheduling software (training provided by Whiting-Turner)
• The potential candidate will also be expected to become familiar with other schedule software platforms
• Project schedule controls
   o Cost loading of schedule activities and maintaining the cost information through the updating process
   o Schedule updating process – Data entry of progress information
   o Preparation of schedule update reports and graphics and submission per Contract requirements
   o Developing and entering schedule fragnets – performing basic schedule analysis
   o Review of schedule quality and schedule health
   o Analysis of schedule health, by collecting scheduling metrics and creating spreadsheets / data bases to interpret and visualize the data
   o Mining data from as-built schedule for historical metrics
   o Performing square footage and quantity take-offs
   o Assignment of activity and WBS coding
• Management of Whiting-Turner’s schedule database and Primavera software
• If the potential candidate is assigned to a project site, they will have the following responsibilities in addition to those listed above
   o Attending project meetings – WT, Owner, Subcontractor
   o Walking the project site to independently confirm the project team's assessment of progress and completion of schedule activities
   o Collecting information from lean scheduling meetings and using the information to update the CPM


Travel
• Day trips to projects within a region
• 12 - 24 month assignments to a single project throughout the country

Basic Qualifications
1. College Degree:
• Construction Management or Engineering (civil, industrial, mechanical, construction)


2. Course Work
• Class in either estimating or scheduling is ideal
• Alternatively, a general construction management class with exposure to estimating or scheduling
• An industrial engineering process class also suffices
• A class in project controls where the student is taught the relationship between, estimate / budget, schedule and change management
• Technical writing is a plus


3. Experience:
• Any exposure to construction or manufacturing
o Any experience in construction or manufacturing scheduling is a plus
o Working as a laborer or for a trade (carpenter, electrician, …) during the summer or other breaks is satisfactory
o No experience does not disqualify the student
• Internships in a non-construction related field is a possibility but they will need to express a solid interest working in a construction field post-graduation
• Summer classes and school related summer work are acceptable


4. Interests - Professional
• Construction scheduling practice
• Data analytics and project controls
• Business intelligence and visualizations
• Risk analysis
• Emerging technology for construction application


5. Software experience
• CPM schedule software experience (Primavera P6 is a bonus)
• Typical MS Office suite of programs – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Collaborative platforms like MS Teams, Google Hang-Out, Zoom, Go-To (any other video conferencing)
• Exposure to other software: Synchro, Assemble

Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States Construction-General Contracting

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