SAIC is seeking a Project Scheduler to support the US Navy in Crane, IN.
Note: This position will be partially remote/work from home/flexwork with periodic onsite visits to Crane Naval Base or a Crane SAIC facility approximately 2-3 times a month. The percentage of onsite work may increase once COVID restrictions are lifted, otherwise most of the daily work can be performed from a home office.
The Project Scheduler is responsible for creating, updating and coordinating project schedules. Creates resource usage model and predictions. Works closely with team leaders to build, evaluate and optimize project schedules. The Project Scheduler will participate in a cross-functional team environment in development and oversight of development and related project schedules. As a highly motivated individual with very good organization, technical, and communication skills, you will work with a team of professionals to deliver superior service.
Work closely with the project team to develop, maintain and manage the project schedule; to include development, engineering, construction, supply chain, regulatory and finance-related activities
Participate in regular project team meetings across multiple projects
Ensure that all projects are being scheduled and forecast using a consistent methodology
Regularly review critical path, cost loading, schedule content, use of relationships and lag, constraints and milestones
Provide schedule analysis and metrics to key stakeholders on a regular basis
The Project Scheduler will work with the project leadership team to perform scenario analysis and provide data to enable decisions, such as:
Defining an appropriate WBS in line with the adopted project development and project delivery strategy
How to monitor and control the project through the various phases of the project lifecycle
How to manage the interface between the various contracts
Completion dates of any project's portions
Maximizing efficiency of the project strategy with respect to cost, time and contingency
Risk and opportunity management
Participate in the development of standards to support the functional groups in successful delivery of projects.
During the execution stage, the Project Scheduler will work with the people responsible for executing the work to monitor and control the project, including:
Updating the schedule and comparing the actual work performed against the baseline program
Identifying and reporting variances, and regularly updating the schedule and reporting on any changes
Identifying activities impacting the schedule's critical path and facilitating the identification of opportunities to accelerate completion of the work, or measures to avoid potential delays
Assist in the review of the schedule and status of the plans during all phases of the projects
Reporting on project statuses, trends, and forecasts
Reporting on project contingency, and schedule risks and opportunities.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND CLEARANCE:
HS/GED and seven (7) years’ experience; OR Associates and five (5) years’ experience; OR Bachelors and three years’ experience; OR Masters and one (1) year experience.
The ideal candidate must be able to operate in a fast-paced, high-growth work environment and operate entrepreneurially and collaboratively to accomplish deliverables.
3+ years of experience in project scheduling is ideal
Proficiency with scheduling software, with a strong preference placed on MS Project
Experience in project planning/scheduling
Requires strong computer skills to include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project and database applications.
An understanding of critical path methodology to ensure, and communicate, timely delivery of milestone tasks.
Candidate must be a US Citizen.
Must be able to obtain a Full DoD Secret Clearance.
Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.