Project Scheduler - Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Project/Task Management
Location
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ105782

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there.

We are seeking a Project Scheduler at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA to be responsible for working closely with technical experts, project leads, and project managers in planning, creating, managing project resource loaded schedules and development of integrated master schedule(s). Will assist project managers with schedule planning, coordinate tasks, and monitor the timelines of scheduled assignments. Additional responsibilities:

  • Supports the project planning process the program in conjunction with project managers and technical leads.

  • Plans, prepares, baselines and controls project schedules to meet project requirements.

  • Coordinates with the customer to understand schedule reporting and analysis requirements. Advises management of the status of work in progress and potential problems to ensure that personnel and services are provided as needed.

  • Works independently with the PM/tech leads.

  • Reviews and provides feedback on plans and schedules.

  • Decisions have a direct impact on work unit operations.

  • Interacts daily with peers within similar and/ or related functions primarily for the purpose of presenting and exchanging information.

  • Organize, implement, and maintain scheduling management systems supporting identified projects and their plans.

  • Assist to set up Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realization of project contract requirements as scheduled.

  • Log all new information into MS Project and provide scheduled reports for contract coordination and reporting purposes.

  • Interact with customer and project staff to schedule work and coordinate assignments

  • Design and develop project schedules.

  • Interact with project team and task managers to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.

  • Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.  Including ensuring all dependencies and critical path are clearly defined.

  • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.

  • Develop and update weekly short interval schedule working with superintendents and field engineers.

  • Suggest management of risks affecting project profit, costs, schedules and client relations.

  • Support project management team to maintain timely and effective change management processes, procedures, and systems.

  • Assist project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress.

  • Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

  • MS Office and MS Project experience required.

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.