Scheduler

To apply to this job, please send your resume to careers@decimaintl.com with your name and position applying for.

DESCRIPTION

Decima International is a professional services company, providing project management and controls services to clients in the United States and the Middle East. Our mission is to become the premier professional services provider across all industry sectors we are engaged in. To accomplish this, Decima International’s founders established a simple yet powerful formula:

Approach each client engagement as a partnership, create an environment that attracts the most talented professionals and allows them to flourish, and regulate growth to maintain excellence in our service standards.

 

If you are interested in a long and rewarding career working with high-profile clients on some of the most challenging projects in the world, then Decima is where you belong. At Decima, you will be able to explore incredible growth and professional development opportunities.

We are looking for a driven and capable Scheduler to support us with the development of multiple Datacenter projects for one of the top technology clients in the world. This is a client-facing role. You will be responsible for performing more complex aspects of planning and scheduling, including planning, change management, scheduled maintenance, and multi-project resource management.

We are looking to bring in dedicated individuals with a passion for innovation, and talent for multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. We will help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what inspires you so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish a strong relationship with the client and communicate with both technical and management-level personnel

  • Prepare PowerPoint decks and present to management on progress, findings, and recommendations

  • Review project plans, requirements, and specifications

  • Work with the client and contractors to establish work breakdown structures (WBS), CPM baseline schedules, and integrated master schedules (IMS)

  • Load schedules with resource and cost information

  • Perform resource analyses to identify potential bottlenecks and resource strain

  • Update, maintain, and revise monthly and weekly schedules and reports

  • Coordinate and conduct reviews of consultants, contractors, and vendor schedules, to ensure plans are achievable and meet the client’s standards and contract specifications

  • Report on comparisons of monthly schedule updates - including changes, delays or accelerations

  • Developing and implementing an earned value system (EVM) that accurately measures project work progress and performance

  • Identify program and project risks and provide recommendations to mitigate the impact of these risks

  • Perform what-if and delay analyses as needed

  • Act as the primary communication link between the company and clients regarding contracts and project progress and the ability to handle client demands

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Required

    • Minimum 15 years of construction planning and scheduling experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in construction engineering, engineering, project management, or related technical field

    • An excellent understanding of construction and scheduling best practices

    • Highly proficient in Primavera P6, including resource management (resource and cost loading, tracking, leveling, reporting, etc.)

    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Project

    • Experience developing various types of reports, targeting different audiences (i.e., critical path reports, resource histograms, forecast reports, etc.)

    • Experience in client-facing positions

    • Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction programs and the ability to communicate progress to both technical and management-level personnel

    • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate with any audience clearly and accurately

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

  • Preferred

    • Masters in Construction Management

    • Datacenter experience

    • Earned Value Management experience

    • PSP or PMI-SP certification

    • Active membership in PMI, AACEi, or similar association
       

POSITION DETAILS

  • Primary Location: Plano, TX

  • Position: Scheduler

  • Position Classification: Salary based full-time regular hours

  • Travel: 25% travel expected

  • Current work permit required. This position does not offer sponsorship for employment (e.g., H-1B visa sponsorship or transfer not offered)
     

PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS

  • Primavera P6

  • Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft 365

     

Decima International is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law.

At Decima International, we offer a competitive salary package, including paid time off and performance-based bonuses. We also provide excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance for our employees.