Senior Scheduler

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Full-time


Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and Orlando, Florida USA with a technical support center in South East Asia and East Africa, that provides program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering, and construction management services in support of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and its Service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps) missions, along with other US federal agenciesall over the world.

The Senior Scheduler will be responsible for providing support and maintenance of the Integrated Master Schedule Program of Veteran Affairs Office of Construction and Facilities Management (CFM). The CFM project portfolio includes major construction, seismic, real property projects as well as other special projects. 

The work of the assignment will be at Washington DC and contingent on the award of the contract.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full range of scheduling services, such as: developing, updating and re-baselining schedules, organizing the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) database, Work Breakdown Structure, coding, calendar, milestones, cost and resource loading, fragnets, earned value, schedule comparisons and variances
  • Shall have oversight and provide guidance to other schedulers to ensure the systems are uploaded with reports and graphics
  • Develop schedules for new projects and maintain schedules for the existing CFM project portfolio
  • Provide detail in schedule to indicate performance measures which allows management to be informed and proactive in high risk areas that could cause a delay(s)
  • Develops metrics with alerts to show activity slippage and aid Project Managers in decision making prior to a project slippage
  • Collaborate and assist in analyzing data, generating reports, developing new and maintaining existing IMS templates, fragnet and schedules for the CFM project portfolio to include major construction, seismic, real property, and other special projects
  • Develop new schedules as projects start
  • Develop work break down structure and activity codes
  • Update and maintain existing schedules
  • Identify schedule changes, discrepancies, and potential schedule risks
  • Provide or modify templates and fragnets
  • Organize files in the designated VA data base(s)
  • Analyze data and provide reports
  • Participate in meetings, use expertise and experience to propose and recommend new ideas for improvement
  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications to be successful in the role:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, business or related field of study
  • At least ten (10) years of experience in developing and maintaining integrated Master Schedule in engineering and construction environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate substantial proficiency in Primavera programs, including P6 and EPPM
  • Demonstrate experience with integrated master schedules major construction projects (exceeding $100K) in a healthcare environment
  • Has the ability to analyze and present data through commercially available programs such as Microsoft products, tableau
  • Provide Professional credentials: Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Planning Scheduling Professional (PSP), Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Experienced in working with complex engineering and construction projects, preferably in medical facility environment, performing IMS duties
  • Excellent English verbal and communication skills
  • Must lawfully reside in the United States and be eligible for employment (Planate does not sponsor visas or work permits)

Planate Management Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Why Planate?

Joining the Planate team opens you to an experience working for a Global company where you are among a team that is considered a premier trusted partner for planning, design, engineering, asset management, and professional service solutions anytime, anywhere.  We Take Care of Our Own; Personally, and Professionally, Up and Down The Line.  

We’d love for you to be a part of our Global workforce, helping us serve as an effective and integrated partner to advance every client's mission!