Project Scheduler

System One

We are looking for a Construction Project Scheduler for the Soo Locks Phase 3 project in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. Working with the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), this massive and instrumental project is valued at over $ 1 billion and is scheduled to last for 7 years.

As a Construction Project Scheduler, your role will encompass the following:


Collect and analyze information used to plan and schedule construction projects, specifically, the $1.8B New Lock at the Soo Project for the US Army Corps of Engineers located in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. (projected to complete in Year 2029)

Generates forecasts, variance reports, and other documentation used to monitor and manage project construction schedules.

Integrate best practices and project deliverables while interfacing with the Project Team, Project Managers, Subcontractors, and Design Engineers to monitor and update the project schedule and resources.

The onsite project office trailer is modern – climate-controlled, LED lighting, restroom facilities, Wi-Fi/network access, I.T. Equipment, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead a small team of schedulers to create the baseline schedules for newly awarded contract options and maintain the working schedule as reported out weekly and monthly in the Owner/Contractor/LLC (stakeholder) meetings.

Responsible for ensuring that the project schedule updates and reports conform to the contract specifications and are prepared for formal submittal to the Government.

Responsible for creating and maintaining a comprehensive schedule narrative with each formal update.

Responsible for preparing all the project progress reports, integrating subcontractor look-ahead schedules into the master schedule, and revising logic sequence as required.

Reviewing contractor project schedules for accuracy and logic and analyzing critical path updates, schedule progress vs what is occurring in the field, and evaluating schedule options – then communicating schedule status to the Project Manager, client, consultants, and others.

Reporting schedule status to all stakeholders on a weekly/monthly basis.

Facilitate monthly schedule reviews with the Government.

Assist the Project Team in maintaining, updating, and monitoring the CPM schedule.

Maintaining project schedule(s) and alerting the project team to potential problem areas.

Performing Time Impact Analysis (TIA).

Various reports could include:

Progress charts

Work intensity curves

Labor-production work rate tables

Time impact analyses

Equipment delivery schedules

Resource-cost loaded schedules

Daily construction activities report schedules

Instruct and coach subordinate schedulers in scheduling best practices and assign tasks as needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Business Administration preferred or experience in lieu of degree.

Ideal candidates will possess 8 years of experience in Project Scheduling, preferably in heavy civil and heavy industrial construction projects.

Proficiency in Primavera P6 and Oracle Primavera Cloud.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Prior experience developing project schedules and performing critical path, earned value, and schedule impact analysis is preferred.

Ability to work in concert with the project team, subcontractors, engineers, and the customer.

Project Site Access requires a Federal Background Check


System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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