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American Electric Power Project Scheduler Assc - Project Scheduler in New Albany, Ohio

31643BR

Title:

Project Scheduler Assc - Project Scheduler

Job Description:

*PLEASE NOTE: This position is posted in a range and level will be determined by education and experience.*

Responsible for coordinating scope of work team activities and supporting the Project Managers (PMs). Under direct supervision, assist more senior employees in their role as scheduler for major projects. Assist in the development and analysis of scope of work schedules using assigned systems. Assist in providing integrated cost loaded, resource loaded, and logic driven schedules, as applicable. Assist in schedule maintenance, collecting progress data, developing and implementing scope of work schedule/status reports, and providing consistent, accurate information to the scope of work execution team.

Essential Job Functions & Tasks:

  1. Assist in defining activities, durations, work sequences, and relationship logic to develop the scope of work plan and develop milestones to represent key decisions and deliverables that take place during execution. Ensure all scope and deliverables are accounted for.

  2. Develop, maintain, and analyze scope of work project schedules using the assigned system (Primavera).

  3. Organize and provide support during schedule review meetings with all stakeholders and incorporate appropriate details. Ensure clear minutes and action items, as required.

  4. Engage scope of work team and stakeholders to create schedules, assist in, and provide schedule analysis updates to project team, alerting them to schedule risks and issues that could delay milestones. Communicate schedule status to project stakeholders.

  5. Develop an understanding of the AEP project management organizational standards and assist in the management of projects to those standards. Adhere to the guidance and standards put forth by the AEP Project Management Governance Committee.

Auto req ID:

31643BR

Relocation:

No

Location:

New Albany, OH

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Project/Program Management

Minimum Requirements:

PROJECT SCHEDULER ASSC

Basic Qualifications:

No experience required with a qualified Associate's or Bachelor's degree; with a High School Diploma, a minimum of two (2) years' qualified experience.

Qualified degrees must be in a related field from an accredited university or college and could include Accounting, Business, Construction Management, Engineering, Technology, or Project Management.

Qualified experience includes utility specific operations knowledge/experience with a good working knowledge of work processes and procedures. Experience should be in design, operations, planning, project management, cost tracking analysis, forecasting, and project budgets, working with accounting principles, and/or construction or maintenance of systems and/or equipment.

PROJECT SCHEDULER:

Basic Qualifications:

With a qualified Bachelor's degree, one (1) year of qualified experience; with a qualified Associate's degree, three (3) years' qualified experience; with a High School Diploma or GED, four (4) years' experience as a Project Scheduler Associate (grade 005).

Qualified degrees must be in a related field from an accredited university or college and could include Accounting, Business, Construction Management, Engineering, Technology, or Project Management.

Qualified experience includes utility specific operations knowledge/experience with a good working knowledge of work processes and procedures. Experience should be in design, operations, planning, project management, cost tracking analysis, forecasting, project budgets, working with accounting principles, and/or construction or maintenance of systems and/or equipment.

Additional Requirements:

  1. Demonstrate ability to manage time effectively and efficiently; show capacity for organizational and planning skills; as well as having an aptitude for accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to achieve goals.

  2. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  3. Team player with ability to work and collaborate well with others.

  4. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and ability to develop complex spreadsheets.

  5. Some travel, including overnight, may be required.

  6. Must be a self-motivated individual and able to work under general supervision, be independent, and competently perform current scheduling techniques and analyses on all scope of work aspects.

  7. Safely and effectively perform light physical duties at various work sites including home and AEP locations in varying conditions.

  8. Understand and support the policies, values, principles, structure and behavior of AEP.

  9. For nuclear positions, work performed at nuclear power sites may involve work in hazardous areas and possible radiation exposure within the limits prescribed by the NRC.

  10. As applicable based on role and site, duties can involve construction site walkdown on unstable surfaces, climbing ladders, and awareness of hazardous site conditions, as applicable.

Work Designation:

Hybrid

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