Our Chicago team is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have at least 10 years of experience as a P6 Scheduler in Oil and Gas, we would like to connect with you. We are looking for specific experience preparing and updating bar chart or critical path method (CPM) schedules. This is a full time, internal position with Faithful+Gould with robust benefits located at our premier client site in Whiting, IN. About Us
Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Project Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA. Responsibilities
-Supports the Project Team and stakeholders with time management
-Establishes criteria for schedule development (schedule detail, work
breakdown structure (WBS), etc.
-Develops and updates summary level as well as detailed schedules.
-Develops lists of design, procurement, construction and post
construction activities based review of design documents,
examination of site conditions and discussions with owners, design
consultants and contractors.
-Identifies major milestones, critical approvals and long lead procurement items.
-Determines reasonable schedule logic and constraints based on
discussion with task owners and/or teams.
-Develops realistic activity durations based on production rates and
available manpower based on discussion with task owners and/or
-Assigns resources (cost, labor or material) to activities and develops
cash flow reports and resource histograms.
-Evaluates critical and near critical path activity sequences.
-Assesses actual progress based on site inspections.
-Identifies schedule changes and trends.
-Develops earned value reports.
-Suggests corrective actions and/or develops recovery plans when
delays are anticipated or occur.
-Prepares time and cost delay claims.
-Supports risk allocation and value engineering workshops.
-Prepares scheduling specifications.
-Reviews architect and contractor prepared schedules.
-Prepares post construction as-built schedules and lessons learned
-Teaches scheduling techniques.
-Manages the strategic aspects of large engagements and mitigates
-Reviews high-level deliverables across practice.
-Develops, implements, and maintains sound business practices.
-Develops and implements strategic objectives for practice aligned
with the region's strategic initiatives.
-Champions delivery of Constructive Expertise at all aspects of
-Reports profit and loss figures, as required.
-Consolidates and analyzes profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates
and utilization across practice, as required.
Contributes to pipeline forecasts and broad-based financial picture
-Addresses and resolves all billing issues, as required.
-Ensures practice meets or exceeds budgeted financial objectives,
including revenue and margin.
-Develops and meets revenue and other financial goals for practice.
-Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and
utilization across practice.
-Manages the negotiation of contract pricing when necessary.
-Provides leadership and guidance in all aspects of the sales cycle.
-Takes a lead role in monitoring the identification and development of
strategic accounts, as required.
-Involves, as appropriate, the Faithful+Gould marketing and business
development teams in order to achieve sales goals.
-Manages business development on a tactical level for practice.
-Grows long-term relationships with clients and key consultants to
capitalize on equity and partnership opportunities.
-Maintains awareness of new and emerging industry practices and
the potential application on client engagements.
-Promotes Faithful+Gould through speaking engagements at industry
conferences and involvement in local business organizations.
-Ensures practice is well informed at all times of changes and news
worthy events within Faithful+Gould.
-Effectively communicates relevant practice information to superiors.
-Handles difficult personnel situations directly, using appropriate
discretion, HR advice, and respect for the individual.
-Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate
alternative business solutions and strategies.
-Continually defines ways to increase customer satisfaction and
deepen client relationships.Requirements
-5 to 15 years project cost and schedule experience is required.
-Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related Engineering field. An industry relevant degree is preferred but equivalent experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable.
-Strong to excellent understanding of CPM (Critical Path Method) concepts and calculations.
-Strong to excellent understanding of Earned Value concepts, calculations, and rules of credit.
-Proficiency in Primavera scheduling products.
-Experience in analysing contractor-prepared delay claims.
-Achieves excellence in all areas of business.
-Champions change, effectively manages the implementation of new ideas.
-Champions the process of delivering constructive expertise effectively.
-Highly articulate, clear and analytical approach to problem solving.
-Clear decision-making abilities.
-Excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Thoroughly understands and utilizes Information Technology in the performance of their work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.
Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
-Highly competitive salary
-Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
-Generous time-off benefits
-401 (k) with employer match
-Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as determined by assignment demands
-Career development opportunities through our corporate university
-Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
-Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insuranceEqual Opportunity Employer
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