Project Controls Analyst - Scheduler

Houston, Texas

Project Cost Analyst - Scheduler
The individual in this position, as a member of the Project Controls team, plays a crucial role in the successful delivery of Hydrogen Liquefaction Plants through scheduling, actionable reporting, and schedule management. Their responsibilities include the creation, upkeep, and dissemination of project schedules for Hydrogen Liquefaction facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Possesses the capability to create precise Project Schedules utilizing Primavera P6 software (and MS Project as necessary).
  • Adept at crafting schedules for various Energy sectors (including Renewables, Oil and Gas), as well as other industrial and manufacturing processes and systems.
  • Proficient in the development of schedules that outline relationships, logic, milestones, constraints, and resource allocation for cost and time, alongside the routine maintenance and periodic updates of these schedules.
  • Engages in effective communication and coordination with various project stakeholders and departments, taking a proactive approach in schedule management, progress updates, and anticipation of potential delays.
  • Responsible for reviewing third party submitted schedules to ensure compliance with specifications, staging, and logic.
  • Takes ownership of validating scheduled activities.
  • Creates milestone schedules for the timely delivery of engineering deliverables, equipment, raw materials, subcontracted work, and labor.
  • Functions as a valuable team member in the scheduling and development of engineering projects from inception to completion.
  • Conducts comprehensive reviews and analysis of Notices of Change and Requests for Change to assess their impact on the schedule.
  • Contributes to the preparation of Schedule Analysis reports, including explanations of schedule variances.
  • Demonstrates the willingness and ability to undertake additional project controls activities, such as monitoring costs and budgets, managing issues, facilitating meetings, overseeing document control, and providing monthly status reports to the Owner.
  • Collaborates effectively as part of a team to meet project execution and schedule objectives.
  • Provides support in the development of project plans and production schedules.
  • Assists in business development efforts by creating foundational schedules and timelines for potential projects.

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience as a project scheduler in the industrial engineering and/or construction industry
  • Experience in developing project schedules utilizing Primavera P6, MS Project or other scheduling tools
  • Exemplary communication skills, written, analytical, negotiating, and interpersonal are essential
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills for cost reporting
  • Must be capable of independent work in fast paced, schedule driven environments
  • Knowledge of engineering, supply chain, and construction processes
  • Ability to work on multiple complex project efforts at a time
  • Sound business sense with the flexibility to modify processes or procedures to achieve goals as information changes and project events unfold
  • Skilled at building relationships and influencing team members at all levels of the organization, including at the senior levels
  • Ability to effectively accomplish goals working with field-based and remote team members
  • Work experience in Hydrogen and/or fuel cells, renewable energy, cryogenic industry, High Pressure Systems, gas processing and/or dispensing equipment, oil and gas, CNG, LNG, etc., or pharmaceuticals strongly preferred
  • Attending/conducting client or sub-contractor schedule reviews, and other vendor interfacing
  • Cost/Earned Value experience is a plus
  • Capitol Cost Estimating is a plus

*This role is in-office - remote or hybrid candidates will not be considered*

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