• Construction Planner

    Job Location : Location
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Planner supports Florida area projects by creating baseline and progress schedules for various stages of the project, gives technical and practical input on all project schedules and prepares and analyzes updates.  


    If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!


    • Assist Project Managers and Superintendents with planning and developing construction schedules.
    • Work with Project Executives to prepare proposal and preconstruction schedules.
    • Use historical production data to develop activity durations and validate construction progress.
    • Monitor and analyze progress on detailed construction schedules ranging from 2500 to 5000 activities.
    • Update, analyze, and report status weekly at each project site.
    • Reconcile discrepancies from actual vs. planned progress and facilitate an action plan with the project team.
    • Provide visual schedules as needed using Synchro software
    • Provide linear schedules as needed to view production sequences.
    • Analyze repetitive workflows to ensure realistic achievable cycle times
    • Prepare concise monthly schedule narratives.
    • Provide monthly metrics and Key Performance Indicators for executive reports.
    • Ensure quality and excellence applying Suffolk’s Standards of Practice


    • Provide advanced level scheduling support to assigned projects
    • Capable of managing the schedules for more than one project
    • Establish, monitor and maintain project schedules, generally over 5000 activities per project
    • Participate in updating the master schedule and enterprise reporting.
    • Assist Project Managers and Superintendents in developing and maintaining a project baseline schedule including resource planning and cash flow.
    • Gather schedule information, update, analyze, and prepare reports of the project’s progress
    • Prepare concise schedule narratives describing the status of assigned projects
    • Prepare Time Impact Analysis as necessary to support the schedule aspect of contract revisions
    • Ensure compliance with company scheduling procedures for preparing and maintaining baseline schedules
    • Maintain quality assurance and control on assigned project schedules
    • Train Project Managers and Superintendents on company scheduling procedures and proper scheduling techniques
    • Prepare lessons learned on completed projects
    • Provide Formal CPM Schedule Training to company employees
    • Have a basic understanding of Lean Pull Planning concepts 
    • Provide 4D visual schedules to project teams using Synchro 

    Necessary Attributes:

    Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism and Caring.

    Working Conditions

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

    EEO Statement

    Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk


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