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Scheduler/Planner (Construction)

Company: Dennis Group Construction & Site Safety
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Planner / Scheduler collects and analyzes information used to plan and schedule construction projects (vertical builds). - Our projects are designing and building food and beverage process facilities (industrial / MEP projects). - The scheduler generates forecasts, variance reports, and other documentations used to monitor and manage projects. - The Planner / Scheduler research and reports on economic, legal, and other factors that may impact project success. - The role Evaluates current procedures and recommends changes to improve the efficiency of planning and scheduling of projects and the reduction of issues due to scheduling errors. - Additionally, the Planner / Scheduler understands and utilizes standard planning and scheduling methodologies and tools. - The Planner / Scheduler prepares plans and schedules for small and routine projects up to large complex projects. - The role is involved from the preconstruction and bid proposal stage of a project and throughout the construction to the punch list stage. - Typical responsibilities -include but not limited to: -Responsibilities

  • Develop schedules for bid proposals.
  • Develop schedules during pre-construction phase (pre-construction packages).
  • Bring scheduling expertise, checks & balances to the project leadership teams (Project Managers, Construction Managers, engineers). -
  • Provide company standardization in planning and scheduling practices, involving providing training to project leadership team.
  • Provide scheduling support / expertise on large and small projects.
  • Other tasks as assigned
    • Works autonomously on overseeing multiple small projects to medium, complexed-sized projects
      • Work with stakeholders in scheduler equipment installation and commissioning
      • Work with different engineering disciplines and construction manager for coordination of field engineering
      • Researching -project scheduling best practices
      • This role is client facing and you will need to work collaboratively with owners, subs, building officials, project and construction management teams, and our A/E team. - -
      • Gathers project progress information from project manager and project team members to update and monitor the project
      • Maintains and updates scope within work breakdown structure; reports on unbudgeted activities
      • Develops monthly progress report deliverables to encompass schedule updates, schedule performance/milestone reports, and performance curves
      • Prepares miscellaneous proposal schedules, as required
      • Demonstrates exceptional knowledge of project goals, drivers, strategies, risks and opportunities as well as an understanding construction practices
      • Possesses strong teamwork and collaboration skills and an ability to work well in fast paced environments requiring daily shifting of priorities
      • Jobsite walk / audits to ensure project is progressing and sub-contractors are following plans per the schedule
        • Work with sub-contractors to ensure schedule compliance and determine alternatives resources or options
        • Revise production schedules and collaborate with department managers when required due to order or process changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions
          • Promoting continuous -and productive communication between project participants -including internal and external clients and partners
          • Participates in strategic planning and resource management to ensure maximum utilization of personnel and material resources in order to meet production and business objectives.
            • Supporting talent growth within our organization -
            • Assists with interviewing and hiring new team members
            • Provide coaching and/or mentoring to a subordinate group when directed by supervisor. -
            • Handle complex issues and tasks with minimal supervision and advise subordinate team members on solutions to issues they encounter.Required Education Skills and Experience
              • Bachelor's degree in construction Management, Construction Science, Construction Engineering, or similar.
              • 8+ years of planning and scheduling for industrial or commercial construction projects (vertical builds) experience.
              • 8+ years of MS Excel experience.
              • 8+ years of MS Project experience.
              • 5+ years of planning and scheduling projects involving multiple engineering disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, plumbing, civil, structures, etc.).
              • Ability to interface and effectively communicate with project leadership.
              • Proven ability to schedule / plan for multiple projects simultaneously is a must.
              • Food & Beverage construction experience is a strong plus.
              • Must be willing to meeting travel requirement of 25% - 30%.
              • Must be willing to meeting travel requirement of 25% - 30%.Physical Requirements
                • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer and when visiting project sites, prolonged periods of standing and walking around project site with uneven surfaces.
                • Exposure to characteristic construction site dangers.
                • Must be able to lift-up to 15 pounds at times.Travel Requirement:
                  • Must be willing to meeting travel requirement of 25% - 30%.About Us We plan, design, engineer, and build food plants for major brands across the country and the world. For the past three decades, we've focused exclusively on the food and beverage industry, helping your favorite brands put your favorite foods in the grocery store. Simply put, food isn't one thing we do, it's all we do.Dennis Group offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off including an open vacation policy, as well as bonus, profit-sharing, and retirement plans.Dennis Group is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

Keywords: Dennis Group Construction & Site Safety, Salt Lake City , Scheduler/Planner (Construction), Professions , Salt Lake City, Utah

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