Program-level Scheduler

Vacancy number • TR-232171

Program-level Scheduler

  • The Woodlands, TX
  • Closes 31 May
  • 0 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Planning & Control
  • Location: The Woodlands, TX

What is required?

  • hours per week: 0
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2024

About this role

Our Oil & Energy client is seeking a Scheduler to join their Capital Maintenance program team.

  • Industry: Oil & Energy

  • Work location: The Woodlands, TX

  • Workplace: Hybrid schedule (Mon, Tues, Thurs in-office / Wed, Fri from home)

  • Work Schedule: 40 hours a week / 9 hours Monday - Thursday and 4 hours on Friday

  • Worktype: W2 Contract

  • Estimated Duration: One year with potential for extension based on performance and project need

  • Rate: Hourly with 1.5x OT

  • Benefits: Medical / Dental / Vision / 401(K) with match / PTO


  • Utilize detailed project schedules to develop cost time-phased data forecasts

  • Develop consolidated baseline schedules which support the project execution team.

  • Track construction progress and provide periodic schedule updates to stakeholders.

  • Oversee project construction schedule to highlight any anomalies and provide detailed analysis as required.

  • Maintain highly effective and productive relationship with company Construction team, Land team, Contractor representatives, and producer contacts ensuring that all interested parties are informed and involved in planning activities as appropriate.

  • Create, maintain, and distribute routine bi-weekly and monthly reports associated with all assigned construction project expenses.

  • Prepare detailed ad-hoc reports.

  • Will assist in cost analysis application database maintenance.

  • Ability to facilitate new initiatives related to our cost control and analysis efforts.

  • Creation of Project and Program cost reports, capturing the portfolio for supported Project Managers.

  • Resource for troubleshooting cost issues.

  • Will review monthly exceptions and errors in the SAP->Prism->EPM integration process.

  • Create and manage budgets and monitor spending.

  • Define, create, and maintain project work breakdown and cost breakdown structures, working closely with engineering team.

  • Track and report up-to-date construction project costs, EACs, and variances.

  • Track incurred and forecasted cost vs authorized funding and identify needed supplements, as necessary.

  • Prepare reports to lead monthly accrual and reforecast meetings to update management teams and coordinate with accounting teams.

  • Support the preparation of monthly accruals and forecasts for all managed projects.

  • Create and maintain scope change log and ensure scope change process adherence.

  • Participate in contractor selection process by providing feedback on contractor's previous performance.



  • Five (5) or more years of relevant work experience with upstream or midstream capital projects; other industrial construction acceptable.

  • Experience with scheduling engineering and construction projects.

  • Proficient with project management software applications, Ares Prism and SAP preferred but not required, Primavera P6 required.

  • Advanced skills with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.

  • Desire to drive the development, implementation, and maintenance of effective cost control and scheduling programs.

  • Ability to prepare work breakdown and cost breakdown structures based on project scope, in conjunction with the Project Manager.

  • Competency in earned value management.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment requiring strong work ethics.

  • Ability to communicate analysis findings and required recovery plan activities to management through concise written reports and clear verbal/visual presentations.

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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Angela Tran quoting publication number: TR-232171

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