Volt Workforce Solutions PROJECT SCHEDULER in New Orleans, Louisiana

PROJECT SCHEDULER in New Orleans, LA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: New Orleans, LA

  • Job Type: Administrative/Secretarial

  • Duration: 24 weeks

  • Date Posted: 5/17/2018

  • Job ID: 112835

  • Pay Rate $0.0 - $46.33/Hour

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 512/592-3354

Job Description

Volt is looking for a Project Scheduler for one of our clients in the New Orleans area. Do you have experience developing and maintaining project schedules? Do you have experience providing status reporting to customers or high levels of management? Do you have experience project management and technical staff in the development and preparation of schedules? This may be the right fit for you. If you fit the requirements below apply today to get the conversation started!

PROJECT SCHEDULER

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Responsible for project scheduling, data preparation and collection for one or more projects.

  • Interfaces with other departments to prepare cost justifications, recommend priority and generate schedules.

  • Ensures completion of detailed schedules for projects and keeps management informed of any deviations.

  • Monitors status of projects including: cost, timing, and manpower loading.

  • Incumbents in the position are typically responsible for scheduling and tracking/preparing data for one or more projects.

  • Assists project management and technical staff in the development and preparation of schedules that represent the planned application of resources and facilities to accomplish specific projects and tasks.

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

  • Exercises independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Personal judgment and performance may affect the cost, schedule and quality of project.

  • Decisions or failure to achieve results may cause delays in schedules.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and 4+ years’ experience.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining project schedules for key programs with MS Project.

  • Schedules will need to be set up with version control to easily enable 'scenarios' to be played, thus adjusting the entire schedule. There will be multiple projects within the programs. A program schedule will also be required.

  • Tracking Labor Costs

  • Excellent project scheduling skills required.

  • 3+ years project scheduling experience with MS Project both at the individual level and at the enterprise level.

  • Experience with MS Project 2010 and PWA is required.

  • 4+ years of experience working on projects and programs, with at least 2 years serving successfully in positions as task lead experience.

  • Strong communication skills: writing, listening, speaking, comfortable communicating in front of all levels within the organizational boundaries including customers.

  • Experience providing status reporting to customers or high levels of management.

  • Analytical skills, able to define root cause, decipher through multiple factors pertaining to issues

Call Brian Keane at 512.592.3354 or email bkeane@volt.com today!!

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.