Master Scheduler - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-20
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Huntsville
Alabama
United States

Title: Master Scheduler

Location: US-US-AL-Huntsville,

Job Number: 1076586

This position will provide Master Scheduling support for the acquisition planning, controlling and organizing of the U.S. Lower Tier Project Office’s PATRIOT Air Defense Weapon System, specifically the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS). Specific duties include: Developing, organizing, analyzing and presenting a detailed Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) using industry standard tools (e.g., MS Project and Milestone Professional) for a complex weapons system. Candidate must have experience implementing integrated master scheduling best practices and must work with program/project managers and multiple Integrated Project Teams to capture and sequence efforts, assign resources to activities, establish duration of activities, verify schedule horizontal and vertical traceability, confirm critical path validity, conduct schedule risk analysis, update status and progress of projects, provide metrics, and maintain the schedule baseline. Master scheduling support occurs with considerable latitude to complete objectives over near term and strategic perspectives. The successful candidate will interact with representatives from the LTAMDS Product Office routinely to cross-pollinate IMS data and identify resource deficiencies/gaps.

Additional duties include initiating and directing program plans using industry standard tools while providing project-coordinating expertise in support of complex activities supporting the US Warfighter, cross program initiatives, new business (proposals), and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program, as required.

Project coordinating efforts include participating in defining requirements, elaborating work tasks, and identifying milestones and logic relationships. The candidate will perform (schedule) risk analysis, identify and present options to resolve critical path issues and network logic conflicts; develop detailed and overarching LTAMDS schedules; and participate in analyzing effects upon various areas such as Engineering, Risk Management, Test, and Program Management.

Provide interdependent sequencing of all work to identify project dependencies and critical paths to determine variances.

Develop alternate schedules and forward recommendations to senior leadership for adjudication. Support meetings, working groups, and conferences with schedule analysis, reports, briefings, and minutes associated with potential and current FMS programs, as required.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree engineering, science, business administration (or equivalent experience) with 10

years’ experience in Scheduling, Weapons System Acquisition, Foreign Military Sales and Program Management; familiarity with Department of Defense Instruction 5000.02.

Master’s degree is highly desired.

Experience developing schedules utilizing MS Project and Milestone Professional is required.

Applicant must be a self-starter and be able to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines. Microsoft Office Master Certification desired. No travel anticipated. Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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