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Scheduling / Planning Specialist ( Primavera ) in Conshohocken, PA at NextGen

Date Posted: 3/4/2019

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Job Description

Scheduling / Planning Specialist ( Primavera )

7 Months contract to start - can be extended

Conshohocken, PA 19428

7:30 - 5:30pm

M-F

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduler for Engineering, Procurement and Construction projects
  • Facilitates multi-company interactive planning sessions Creates and updates CPM schedules
  • Communicates schedule status on a regular basis via formal and informal meetings and reports
  • Analyzes CPM schedules and recommends work-arounds and schedule improvement ideas Interacts with engineering and construction personnel to understand and communicate issues and conflicts that impact the schedule
  • Coordinate the project's earned value system with schedule updates
  • Maintains project ledgers showing budget line items, commitments, expenditures and forecasts
  • Ensures the integrity of the project budget through approved scope changes, fiscal changes and contingency reallocations
  • Issues project cost reports including forecast final costs and variances
  • Flags significant projected overruns or underruns Uses knowledge of general application of principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards to perform work of moderate scope and complexity referring to policies for guidance
  • Works under general supervision; work is reviewed for adequacy and accuracy
  • Experienced in Excel and Access
  • Knowledge of Cost Tracking/Forecasting a plus
  • Experience in EPCMV projects a plus

Qualifications:

  • 8 - 10+ years of related experience is required Expert in Primavera P3 or P6 software as a 'hands-on' user required
  • Experience in Microsoft Project
  • Experience in engineering and/or construction work process and activity sequence required
  • Experience in using and understanding earned value progress required
  • Experience in all phases of home office engineering required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • BS or BA is preferred

  • PharmaBio experience a plus