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Planning and Scheduling Leader, Advanced Industries

Location: 

Kansas City, MO, US, 64106 Austin, TX, US, 78704 Portland, OR, US, 97209


Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.

 

By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.

 

Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

The Planning & Scheduling Leader will complete most complex activities to prepare project schedules for projects of all sizes and provide team leadership. This position will be responsible for guiding scheduling construction sequencing, developing and delivering training, and supervising critical path analysis. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn. 

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making: Makes most decisions and consults with supervisor as needed.
  • Capable of leading a team of schedulers, providing strategic direction and thought leadership.
  • Has experience with Advanced Industries projects and understands specific market sector demands.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core

PLANNING & SCHEDULING MANAGEMENT FAMILY - CORE

  • Facilitates and incorporates the use of Lean principles and pull planning during schedule development and project construction.
  • Creates bid and proposal schedules to assist Marketing and Operations managers.
  • Leads detailed critical path analysis for problem projects and root cause analysis for issues. 
  • Assists with procurement and supervision of scheduling consultants to meet specific project requirements. 
  • Reviews schedules to ensure conformation to current best practice standards and project requirements and communicates applicable review comments.
  • Guides the efforts for planning and scheduling group development of best practice standards, including leadership roles in department objective plans.
  • Maintains or exceeds required reimbursability and ensures direct reports do the same.
  • Supports Lean and Pull Planning sessions by ensuring the CPM master schedule is aligned with pull plan results. May also lead and facilitate the Pull Planning sessions, as required by project needs.
  • Leads and supports Change Management delays and claims (compensable and non-compensable, excusable, and non-excusable, etc.).
  • Leads, supports and promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion within JE Dunn.  Understands JE Dunn’s policy of non-discrimination and ensures positive, proactive implementation throughout the organization.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core

N/A

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Communication skills, verbal and written – Advanced
  • Proficiency in MS Office – Advanced
  • Knowledge of work activity sequencing, scheduling concepts and best practices, with the ability to effectively communicate opportunities for improvement – Advanced
  • Ability to recognize schedule sequencing areas of concern and opportunities where sequencing improvements can occur – Advanced
  • Ability to lead internal scheduling training classes
  • Knowledge of all types of construction projects and delivery methods – Advanced
  • Ability to provide performance management feedback
  • Knowledge of critical path analysis for time extension requests, along with how to effectively deal with Change Management delays and claims (compensable and non-compensable, excusable and non-excusable)
  • Ability to read and understand plans, drawings and specifications – Advanced
  • Proficiency in scheduling software – Advanced
  • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy – Advanced
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively collaborate as a team, both internally and externally
  • Ability to effectively lead and support Change Management delays and claims

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or related field (Preferred)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.

Experience

  • 8+ years planning and scheduling experience (Preferred)
  • 2+ years people management experience (Preferred) 
  • Experience with semiconductors or microelectronics (Preferred)
  • Ability to travel regularly to Advanced Industries offices and project sites (Preferred)

Working Environment

  • Valid and unrestricted drivers license required
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • May require periods of travel and/or relocation
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet business needs
  • Normal office environment, but may be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
  • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Climbing, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling

 

JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

 

JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to accommodations@jedunn.com

 

JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.



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Why People Work Here


At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts



About JE Dunn


    Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

    Facts
    • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City