Shawmut Design and Construction

Scheduler - New England Group

Job ID
2017-3364
US-MA-Boston
Division
Construction Operations
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Construction Operations

Overview

At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.

Responsibilities

The purpose of this role is to provide project teams with scheduling support, quality control, reporting, risk assessment and issues tracking/mitigation to help project teams meet their contractual obligations and deliver schedules on time.
 
 Project Preparation

  • Partner with Project Executive and PreConstruction Manager to serve as a resource to help develop comprehensive understanding of project strategy and deploy throughout preconstruction process.
  • Ensure proper set-up of and adherence to established best practices/processes.
  • Develop bid schedules as required and in conjunction with Scheduling Manager and appropriate Preconstruction and Field Operations Staff.

Schedule Management

  • Verify that projects are set up in compliance with published guidelines and that they allow for easy tracking against performance.
  • Work with project teams to ensure that every project is set up with a viable schedule, including procurement.
  • Transition project to construction phase activities.
  • Work with operations to regularly review schedule progress on active projects.
  • Provide schedule oversight throughout the construction process of projects that have been awarded.
  • Leverage Available Software to mitigate risks and increase visibility, communication and accountability for all Stakeholders. Keep up to date with industry and software advancements.
  • Ensure accuracy when maintaining and organizing data.
  • Utilize scheduling software to generate reports for construction project team, architects, engineers, clients, and sub-contractors.
  • Participate, Drive and Facilitate team schedule updates [Safety, Logistics, Owner Requirements, Procurement Impacts, Issues Tracking] to verify performance against the plan and ensure that all parties are being held accountable. Make sure that updates are done in a logical and trace-able way. Verify that teams are inputting issues into the schedule real-time to verify impact to project critical path. Review results with Scheduling Manager and appropriate ConOps / Field Ops staff as required.
  • On a monthly basis, audit all schedules for conformance to SDC Guidelines and Industry standards. Verify that updates are being done, saved and distributed.

People Development & Training

  • Collaborate with all NEG Staff.
  • Coach and fill in gaps for construction operations staff who need scheduling support.
  • Drive and participate in continuous learning efforts (onboarding, training), especially as it relates to scheduling methodology and industry best practices for schedule management, recovery and contractual requirements. Partner with IT to dovetail with Technical Training Efforts for software usage. 

Qualifications

  • 2-5+ years of construction experience
  • LEAN construction experience a plus
  • Previous experience using scheduling software, such as P6 and Microsoft Project
  • Construction related bachelor’s degree preferred 

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