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Parsons Corporation Lead Scheduler in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready to put your project engineer expertise to work on marquee infrastructure projects that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Planner for our rapidly expanding project.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your advanced project and engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity to lead teams. We need our Senior Scheduler at this level to be fully qualified professionals with solid experience, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and leadership skills. In this role you will develop, implement, and maintain cost control, and/or provide planning/scheduling function on one or more larger projects. You will be utilizing your technical expertise, an d familiarity with company policies and procedures to complete complicated tasks independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.

  • Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.

  • Provides project and company management with the necessary tools for project cost control.

  • The development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with all affected departments.

  • Analysis, evaluation, forecast, and reporting of schedule status against an established baseline analysis, evaluation, and forecast project costs and performance.

  • Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.

  • Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.

  • Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.

  • May lead a staff qualified to assess the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Develops or maintains an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.

  • Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 10+ years of related work experience

  • Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field

  • Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must have potential to perform in a lead capacity

  • Familiarity with industry practices

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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