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Parsons Corporation Senior Scheduler - Rail/Transit/Tunnel in Newark, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Scheduler to join our team! In this role you will get to work on one of the premier Infrastructure projects in the world. This position requires a proficient working knowledge of Oracle/Primavera Project Management (P6) and an ability to apply a logical progression of construction knowledge primarily in heavy civil infrastructure work, tunneling, and/or light rail.


  • Develop detailed engineering and construction critical path method (CPM) 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 baseline schedule(s). Develop baseline and updated cashflow charts/data as requested.

  • Update and maintain 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.

  • 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.

  • Change orders and claims management.

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

  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.


  • 4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field and 10-15+ years of related construction scheduling work experience. OR Would consider candidate with no degree, but with a minimum of 20 years construction scheduling experience.

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

  • Mastery of the Primavera Scheduling Software (P6).

  • Change orders and claims management experience

  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.

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

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Experience performing or leading project controls for mid ($50M+) to large ($500M+) capital construction projects, programs, and/or portfolios.

  • Valid Driver’s License to carry out job-related functions.

  • Must have authorization to work in the United States.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$149,900.00 - $269,800.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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