• Project Scheduler

    Job Location US-NY-East Elmhurst
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/2/2018 8:54 AM)
  • Overview

    Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifukuna.com), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


    The company is currently seeking an experienced Project Scheduler.


    Project Scheduler


    Position Summary/ Primary Purpose

    Responsible for the management of project schedules from initiation through closeout, in particular focusing on development of phasing, schedule logic, monitoring progress, identifying issues/delays and managing schedule of values and project invoicing.


    Major Areas of Responsibility

    • Creating project schedules using project drawings and specifications
    • Updating project schedules based on logic changes and field progress reports
    • Helping to identify delays, schedule impacts, etc. and working with project team to mitigate.
    • Knowledge of unit and material resource capabilities.
    • Prepare various comparison reports, charts and tables for project analysis based on department established formats
    • Capable of creating work breakdown structure
    • Data entry through Excel
    • Leading development of primary schedules and maintaining man-hour forecasts; report schedule variances per established deadlines.
    • Analyzing work progress and developing craft productivity reports to document activity requirements per construction schedules.
    • Teaching scheduling concepts and technical skills to junior level schedulers and new hires and providing development and training to others in the organization.
    • Assist in preparing special reports, studies, etc., request by the client and/or project management department.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
    • Identification of opportunities for organizational process improvement related to scheduling and sequencing of operations.
    • Travel to project sites as necessary to effectively manage the project schedule. (Travel up to 10%) 


    Basic Broad Knowledge


    • Administration Management— Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    Basic Skills & Abilities

    • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
    • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
    • Verbal and Written Expression and Recognition — The ability to listen to, understand and communicate information and ideas presented through spoken or written words and sentences.




    Education & Experience

    • Four (4) years of advanced education or equivalent work experience
    • Must possess exceptional knowledge of Primavera P3 & P6 software
    • Must be proficient in MS Excel
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Project
    • Must be a self-starter
    • Previous construction or conveyor work experience helpful
    • Must have the ability to work with minimum supervision
    • Must be conscientious
    • Must have the ability to Interact at all levels of management / staff
    • Must be detailed oriented

    Demonstrated Physical Abilities

    • Remain stationary for 50% of the time; move/traverse throughout the office to access file cabinets and office equipment; operate a computer and other productivity machinery; inspect documents; communicate with others through talking/hearing; read/identify/assess forms and correspondence.


    Jervis B. Webb Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


    Jervis B. Webb offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


    At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.


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