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Sr. Specialist II, Scheduling/Planning

Company: KBR
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:


Sr. Specialist II, Scheduling/Planning

Sr. Specialist II Scheduling/Planning

The Senior Specialist Scheduling/Planning is accountable for providing Project Scheduling Controls Services for the projects assigned. You will solve complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices in project controls. You will utilize KBR specific project controls procedures to effectively control project performance. You will provide project scheduling controls services during the various phases of project execution: front-end loading, detailed design, and construction and may direct resources, prioritize tasks, and provide guidance to less experienced team members. You will rely upon experience, interpersonal skills, and broad knowledge of project controls to ensure task completion in compliance with policies, procedures, and business strategy.

This position will be based out of KBR's Newark, DE office with potential trips to local client sites. There is potential for periodic business travel to client sites. Work schedule is flexible with remote work opportunities, pending project assignments.


* Prepares all levels of project schedules throughout the project life cycle.

* Drive the effective execution of Planning and Scheduling services on a portfolio of plant-based projects or major capital projects

* Actively interfaces with engineering work group leads, procurement specialists, and field execution personnel to develop resource loaded detailed integrated EPC schedules and obtain needed schedule performance status updates for including in the integrated project performance reporting.

* Provides project priorities to project team members to drive project completion.

* Provides written schedule status analysis summaries to project team.

* Actively participates in identification of negative trends and identifying corrective action recommendations to project manager and team members.

* Perform project schedule forecasting and reporting.


* Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 7+ years of experience on engineering and construction projects.

* Proficient in Primavera P6 scheduling software

* Knowledgeable regarding Front End Loading, Detailed Design & Procurement and Construction Installation schedule preparation, analysis, and maintenance for clients' capital projects . The ability to work with all disciplines to develop the project schedule, gather update information, analyze the schedule, prepare critical path, look ahead & resource schedules and lead schedule review meetings with the project team.

* Earned Value, with CPI and SPI knowledge and experience for both engineering & construction phases

* Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
* Skill should include pivot tables, formulas, chart creation and managing large data files

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to function within a project team

* Preferred: Knowledge of the following PC's concepts, processes, and software applications is beneficial.
* Schedule Risk Assessments

* Facilitating Interactive Planning Sessions

* Advanced Work Packaging

* Experience with measuring and reporting of project performance metrics

* Process Unit Revamp Projects and Turnaround experience


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.


At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to an ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team's philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer. We Deliver - Together.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government's vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: KBR, Newark , Sr. Specialist II, Scheduling/Planning, Other , Newark, Delaware

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