Principal Scheduler

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Yanbu
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R150547
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Project/Program Management/Management

Job Description:

Based on the West Coast of KSA and as part of our Program at Yanbu, Parsons is looking to hire a dedicated and focused Principal Scheduler to join our team! In this role you will get to manage and direct the assigned project(s) in such a manner as to assure its on-schedule completion within or below the established approved budget.

What You'll Be Doing:

Responsible for planning, scheduling, progress forecasting and project coordination. Performs a major role reporting contractual responsibilities of RC Contractors planning, scheduling and progress performance. Monitors, and advises Projects Department management in planning, scheduling and reporting matters — collecting, evaluating and forecasting data as requested.

Reports directly to Lead Project Controls Engineer (Scheduling). A close relationship is maintained with Manager, Projects Management Department, Project Managers, Project Planners/Schedulers, Estimators, Project Engineers.

External Contacts include Clients, suppliers, subcontractors, Government agencies, as necessary.

  • Develops and monitors project schedules, depicts the sequence of events, dependencies, and interfaces with other projects to clearly illustrate the strategy of the program to meet the requirements of the Projects Department Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM).

  • Develops major milestone activities from the project schedules or Projects Department RAM to monitor the operation of the work and the inter-relationship with milestones for design, engineering, and procurement.

  • Develops and monitors pre-award schedules and assists in "RFP" review and bid evaluations as required, coordinates major milestone activities and established "major contract events" for incorporation in the RFP special conditions and pre-award reports.

  • Reviews, analyzes and recommends approval or disapproval disposition of contractors detailed schedules, including manpower loading.

  • Summarizes approved contractor detailed schedules for incorporation in the Projects Department RAM, utilizing established procedures.

  • Analyzes inputs and identifies areas where requirements are not being met, bringing any scheduling problems to the attention of Project Section Manager with proposed solutions. Identifies potential contract changes and develops appropriate logic schedules.

  • Deliver timely, accurate and sensitive project controls report to facilitate a dear understanding of the performance of the project in relation to planned performance targets.

  • Develops trends and forecasts design contract progress, relative to major milestone activities, and provides input to Monthly/Quarterly Progress Reports.

  • Utilizing information from the Projects Department RAM and contractor submittals prepares scheduling presentation materials as required by the Project Section Manager.

  • Reviews and assists in resolving and processing claims, back charges, invoices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Project Controls Section Manager/Supervisor.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Any Applicants must posses the following credentials / qualifications / experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering or business.  

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a projects-oriented environment.

  • Experience with planning and scheduling of project activities particularly using computer-based scheduling software such as Primavera (Oracle's Project Management Application), Microsoft Project or similar programs is required.

  • Expert knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required,

  • The ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English is required.

  • Experience of working in foreign countries. especially in the Middle East is preferable,

  • Should also be able to function effectively with colleagues and subordinates of multiple ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

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Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

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