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Construction Scheduler

Job Title:Construction Scheduler

Location:Coraopolis, PA

Reports To:Chief Estimator

FLSA Status:Exempt

Revision Date:April 21, 2017


American Bridge is currently seeking a Construction Scheduler. This position requires a proficient working knowledge of Oracle/Primavera Project Management (P6 v8.3) and an ability to apply a logical progression of construction knowledge primarily in heavy civil infrastructure work.



4-year degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or related field and 7 years of related construction scheduling work experience. OR Would consider candidate with no degree, but with a minimum of 10 years construction scheduling experience.

Must have experience with self-performing construction activities for heavy infrastructure projects.

Mastery of the Primavera Scheduling Software (P6v8.3).

Experience in the use of Tilos linear scheduling software is preferred

Change orders and claims management experience

Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and prepare project schedules with minimal supervision

Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies.

Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Ability to relocate to Coraopolis, PA


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop detailed engineering and construction critical path method (CPM) pre-bid and baseline project schedule(s) (via Primavera) based upon input from estimating representatives and/or contract documents. May assemble data from variety of sources.

Resource/cost loading of project schedule(s). Develop baseline and updated cashflow charts/data as requested.

Write schedule narratives for Baseline Schedules

Work with Project Teams to support them with updates to the project schedule at regular intervals, identify and record the impact of work performed, and/or not performed as scheduled. This includes collecting actual dates and quantities installed via field records, progress data supplied by others, and/or visual inspection. Construction Scheduler shall also update and maintain actual costs/resources inputting data consistent with project invoicing.

Train Project Team members in the use of P6 Support management through preparation and maintenance of forecasts and schedules. May draft construction network diagrams for specific area.

Interface with other departments to provide scheduling/cost data for items such as sub-contract change requests, bid comparisons, new work item estimates, and resolution of potential schedule/work problems.

May provide supervision and/or on-the-job training to clerical and entry level professional personnel assigned to area of responsibility.

Develop preliminary and/or detailed schedules for estimates and work to be bid.  Support Estimating Department with schedules for pursuits across the company on projects of all sizes

Change orders and claims management

Coordination with project teams, as needed, to analyze delays and impacts and assist in the development of recovery schedules.

Able to support large Joint Ventures and P3 pursuits

, state, and local codes;


Other Skills and Abilities

•    Must be able to legally work in the United States.

US Citizenship preferred

•    Must be willing to work in a drug-free environment and agree to a post offer drug test.

•    Must be willing to work safely and keep OSHA recordable incidents to a minimum.

•    Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards and specialty bridge design software; must be proficient with MS Office.

•    Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively plan and organize to meet project deadlines.

Able to interact effectively with others across spectrum of the company
Willing to travel to project and project pursuit locations as needed to support project teams and project pursuits.


Supervisory Responsibilities                     



Education and/or Experience   

A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Professional certification such as PSP or PMI-SP is a plus.


Mathematical Skills:

Must have strong business and financial acumen. Should have a strong understanding of engineering calculations, percent complete accounting, cash flow, financial formulas to gauge the health of the organization, etc.


Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database systems, internet software; advanced knowledge of Excel including use of formulas, Word, and PowerPoint Software, and other computer-related concepts.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

P.E. licensure in the United States preferred, but not required

Current driver's license


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The work environment is mostly in an office environment, however, this individual will travel to project sites frequently. The office work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 20% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. While visiting job sites, the individual is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. Additionally, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Finally, the individual will be exposed to significant heights and limited walkways, which will require the use of a fall arrest system. The noise level at project construction sites are usually loud. While traveling to project sites, the individual will be exposed to typical vehicle and airplane hazards experienced by common commuters and travelers.


American Bridge Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection is based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. American Bridge does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, Veteran status, or any other characteristics

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