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Project Scheduler

Company: KBR
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Title:Project SchedulerKBR has an immediate need for an energetic and dynamic Project Scheduler to support Task Planning activities on the Technical Support Services contract (TSSC) with USGS/EROS ( near Sioux Falls, South Dakota ( This position is focused on developing, implementing, and maintaining automated integrated program management processes and tools to support scope, schedule, and budget management & analysis for the contract/projects. This position will primarily provide integrated scheduling support to a large-scale satellite ground system development mission and will work under limited supervision.In compliance with the U.S. federal governments vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.Essential Job Functions:Provides dedicated scheduling development and support to satellite development mission Supports TSSC Task Managers by helping them with scope/schedule/cost control via services provided by the Task Planning & Controls Office (TP&CO)Supports the use of enterprise financial and scheduling toolsMay utilize agile tools in support of projectsContinually seeks opportunities to improve overall effectiveness and value of technical services provided by the TP&COMay assist in the development and maintenance of specific TP&CO processes and proceduresMay assist in mentoring less experienced staffPC Scheduler Role (Primary)Create/maintain a task schedule (including deliverable milestones)Provide regular schedule statusPerform schedule analysis, forecasting, and reportingPerform critical path analysisPerform Performance Measurement Tracking and Analysis at appropriate level for taskUtilize agile tools to facilitate detailed scheduling (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)PC Financial Administrator Role (Secondary)Creating/maintaining the proper Task Data StructureReporting contract/task deliverablesSpecial Skills/Requirements:General understanding of project management and financial processing/reportingGeneral understanding of schedule management practices, specifically waterfall and agile methodologies1+ year of experience with scheduling software tools (MS Project and/or Primavera preferred)1+ year of experience with Agile environments (JIRA and Confluence preferred)Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environmentExcellent Microsoft Office skills (Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint)Effective oral and written communicationExcellent interpersonal and coaching skillsExcellent organizational skillsCandidates must have strong technical knowledge, excellent communication skills, and a teamwork emphasis. Candidates must also be able to integrate into a highly-skilled Information Technology Team.The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a national agency check and background investigation after hire to obtain credentials for facility access and user accounts.In compliance with the U.S. federal governments 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, Sioux Falls , Project Scheduler, Other , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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