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Schedule Manager

Company: Zachry Construction
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Extraordinary commitment runs deep at Zachry. Here, dedicated men and women have the opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside those who value innovation and support team efforts in all our endeavors. We take care of our team members as family, within a culture of service where we do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. Our core values are at the center of every decision we make:
Every Person Matters
Together We Can Do Great Things
This Is More Than a Job
Job Summary
The Schedule Manager is responsible for creating/managing construction schedules using Primavera Project Planning software (P6), coordinating project reporting to clients, managing resource requirements, and providing three-week look-ahead schedules as well as other schedule updates. Provide schedule analysis, progress reports, and TIA's (Time-Impact-Analysis) / Change Impact Analysis.
Essential Functions

  • Develop; monitor and update integrated project plans and schedules so that projects can be executed in the most efficient manner possible.

  • Prepare baseline schedules and schedule basis documents for approval by project teams.

  • Assess impacts to the critical path and near-critical activities and report to the project team.

  • Monitor schedule deviations and variances and assist in developing alternate methods for corrective action.

  • Prepare and provide schedule progress reports, trending charts, and schedule analysis on a periodic basis.

  • Maintain a record of scope changes, trends, and variances that potentially affect schedule performance.

  • Assure the credibility of the information contained in the schedule.

  • Review schedules with project team members on a regular basis to ensure that accurate and timely data is incorporated into the schedule.

  • Analyze schedules from Subcontractors and Vendors.

  • Verify schedule integrity and evaluate logic and float paths.

  • Evaluate activity sequences for constructability and work with Construction Manager to incorporate the planned sequence of work into the project schedule.

  • Make recommendations to manage float and (re)sequence activities (if required) to achieve project milestone dates and interim target completion dates.

  • Analyze change orders for schedule impacts.

  • Resource load schedules as required by the project team.

  • Update/Manage Costs for Earned Value progress and Schedule Variance Index (SVI)

  • Perform job-site walks to verify the physical progress of scheduled activities.

  • Facilitate project scheduling meetings and/or interactive planning meetings as required by the project team.

  • Participate in project meetings at the discretion of the Project Manager.

  • Participate in departmental staff meetings.

  • Comply with departmental scheduling practices and procedures.

  • At the completion of the project, develop and record the project's historical schedule information and lessons learned--- for future use.

  • Provide training to upcoming planners.

  • Manage all schedule-related requirements with the region to assure company standards are maintained.

    This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position.
    Required Skills & Experience

    • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Proficiency in Primavera P6 is required

    • Flexibility with travel to assigned projects within the region on a regular basis

    • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a Scheduler on heavy/highway construction projects (Structures, Bridges, Underground, Earthwork, and Concrete Paving)

    • A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering / Construction Management or a similar discipline is preferred

    • Field operations experience is strongly preferred

      Benefits & EOE
      Zachry offers an industry-leading benefits package for our employees and their families.

      • 401k

      • Medical and dental insurance

      • Life insurance

      • Paid leave

      • Tuition reimbursement

      • Employee assistance program

      • For additional company information, please visit

        Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.
        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.
        Notice to Staffing Agencies
        Zachry Construction Corporation and its subsidiaries (Zachry) will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Zachry, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zachry mailing address or email address, directly to Zachry employees, or to Zachry's resume database will be considered Zachry property. Zachry will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Zachry will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Zachry's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid, fully executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Zachry will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Zachry's Human Resources Representative or his/her designee. No other Zachry employee is authorized to bind Zachry to any agreement regarding placement of candidates by Agency.

Keywords: Zachry Construction, Grand Prairie , Schedule Manager, Executive , Grand Prairie, Texas

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