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AES Lead Project Scheduler in Utah

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AES Clean Energy is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Lead Project Scheduler to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for integrating project schedules into the AES CE Integrated schedule and monitoring schedule progression against the schedule baseline. Additionally, the Lead Project Scheduler will provide support and oversight for contractor schedules, explain schedule variances, prepare reports on schedule-related trends, and assist project developers, project managers, and management in understanding project outlooks. This role also involves providing schedule oversight and supporting the development of scheduling standards and procedures.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains schedules for all assigned projects using critical path scheduling techniques. Candidate also:

  • Reviews project schedule data to include records of activities, verifies open/close dates, work authorization number, cost/budgets, structures, and associated data as applicable to activities.

  • Evaluates work packages and other related data for feasibility of implementation. Makes recommendations as to alternative methods or processes that may be used to efficiently achieve and maintain desired customer results.

  • Works with internal and external customers to communicate status of work and corrective actions that may be required to ensure conformance to established schedules.

  • Works closely with project developers and managers to ensure that schedule information is communicated to the parties doing the work.

  • Assists in the development of the Project Management Plans, their project Work Breakdown Structures, and Cost/Schedule integration.

  • Oversees development and provides input to the project status reports (such as a critical path analysis) to ensure proper documentation is maintained and complete.

  • Develops and maintains project baselines.

  • Analyzes project requirements and ensures that required resources are available so that established schedules may be reasonably maintained. If resources are not available, notifies supervision and the project manager of resource issues.

  • Coordinates with internal and external customers to obtain data concerning the status of assigned project activities or milestones.

  • Analyzes work productivity against established schedules and reports to management such productivity. Modifies schedules as necessary to efficiently plan and report activities as required.

  • Prepares project management reports to reflect accurate cost and schedule status and/or corrective actions as required.

  • Coordinates projects with all participants to ensure that plans are achievable and current.

  • Candidate may act as delegate for their manager (Director of Project Controls).

  • Develops schedule analysis and documentation for claims.

  • Assists or leads in the development of a Project Management system.

  • Implements and supports the development of scheduling standards and procedures.

  • Establish common standards for data input, database management, schedule maintenance, and internal / external report generation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills & qualifications:

  • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and be able to reach consensus on complex issues in a timely manner.

  • The candidate must possess 5 years of scheduling experience, preferably in solar project development and construction.

  • The candidate must be able to independently apply advanced scheduling techniques using scheduling software and perform scheduling analysis.

  • The candidate must be able to apply advanced analysis techniques and lead others in developing schedules and plans in an effective and timely manner.

  • The candidate should be a team player, possessing good customer support skills, and have good written and verbal communication skills.

  • The candidate must have an extensive working knowledge of a commercial scheduling software like Primavera Project Planner, Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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