Rail/Construction Scheduler

Washington, DC, USA | Dynamic Pro Inc

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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We are hiring Rail and Construction Schedulers to join our team! The individuals in this position will provide support to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), who owns, operates, and maintains 234 miles of mainline track with over 280 mainline switches within the states of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The position will be located in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia sites, per the direction of the client. Non-local travel will be reimbursed.

Responsibilities and Duties

Schedule Development:

Develop detailed schedule for new capital improvement projects in compliance with

required milestones and sequencing of capital work;

Prepare detailed plans allocating staffing resources, equipment resources, and project funds; and

Identify sequence of activities according to established strategies and support the development of production work packages.

Monitoring and Reporting:

Monitor and evaluate project progress in relation to schedule activities and milestones against established baseline;

Run schedule health checks and metrics and maintain project schedules;

Monitor labor and resource demands on schedule, and report deviations and risks; and

Review schedules from external entities and provide feedback.

Schedule Integration and Updates:

Integrate individual project schedules into the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS); make updates and changes to individual schedules and Master Schedule to reflect change of activities, deadlines, resource loads; and

Report on sensitivities of schedule on forecasted changes of scope, cash flow and risks.

Communication and Coordination:

Communicate with various WMATA departments on schedule-related topics and specific issues; provide detailed schedule analysis when required;

Coordinate with various departments to develop schedule for new projects and make changes to existing projects’ schedule; and

Ensure clear communication with team about milestones, deliverables, activities, and resource loading.

Qualifications and Skills:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Management, Business, Engineering, or a related field of study;

A minimum of 5–8 years of experience with progressive schedule development, support, and management on large-scale, complex projects;

Expertise in schedule development, schedule updating process, schedule version control process, and procedures for project teams;

Experience maintaining the Master Program/Project Schedule and integrating multiple

project schedules into the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS);

Demonstrated experience working with multiple functional groups, external contractor teams, and program management to develop and maintain an integrated schedule;

Proficiency with Primavera P6, and/or MS Project, and/or TILOS schedule development tools; and

Previous design experience in transit or construction related work will be considered an asset.