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Parsons Corporation Planning Specialist - Transportation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Planning Specialist - Transportation to join our team! In this role you will be the sole scheduler for the project section (transportation).

This is an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of one of the most transformative projects in Saudi Arabia's history. A visionary giga-project that aims to create a world-class entertainment, sports, and cultural destination, offering unparalleled experiences to visitors from around the globe. Our project aims to deliver a world-class entertainment and tourism destination, showcasing thrilling attractions, diverse entertainment offerings, and captivating cultural experiences.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Takes a lead in preparing schedule data for proposals or contract negotiations as requested and checks and confirms that the correct scope of work is reflected on assigned schedules.

  • Integrates inter-discipline schedule requirements and constraints to establish logical work sequences for assigned disciplines or specialties.

  • Reviews and assesses the work sequences with the total project plan.

  • Establishes and implements methods for determining activity durations within assigned disciplines or specialties.

  • Develops quantity release and/or installation curves for assigned disciplines/areas or specialties.

  • Reviews and approves invoice verification for payment based on cost-loaded schedules, as required.

  • Reviews schedule data and identifies and acquires information needed to complete work logics to interface between assigned disciplines, specialties and/or projects.

  • Develops specific project codes of accounts and work breakdown structures, and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.

  • Determines critical-path activities for assigned discipline or specialties and identifies significant activities supporting inter- discipline requirements and identifies critical path for discipline or specialty work activities.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Degree in Engineering or related discipline with minimum 7 years’ experience in construction projects, specifically management experience across multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Strong communication skills in English, written and spoken.

  • Expertise in Primavera and the ability to take a scope of work and break it down to logical sequenced tasks.

  • Strong Contractor Management skills.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience in planning in the transportation industry

  • Scheduler Certified

  • Advantageous to have extensive experience of significant PM/CM contracts.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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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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