Suffolk

Senior Scheduler/Planner

ID
2021-5099
Job Location : Location
US-FL-Tampa
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category/Department
Engineering

Overview

Overview:

As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career.

 

About Suffolk:

Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We’re ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” And we’re proud to be a certified 2020 “Great Place to Work.” For more information, visit www.suffolk.com and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. 

 

The Role: 

Suffolk is seeking people who are bold. Curious. Innovative. Caring. Looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime. We’ll challenge and inspire you to be your very best. We’ll embrace what makes you unique and lift you up as you take chances. Here, you’ll find a place where you can act with purpose and integrity, bringing intelligence and grit to every aspect of your job. Join us for the chance to leverage your inherent curiosity and proven capabilities to catapult you to the next level. 

 

We are looking for a candidate in the Florida area (preferably Tampa, Estero or Miami) who want to grow in a dynamic and innovative planning and scheduling department. This person will be planning and developing construction schedules with the field operations and preconstruction team members. If you have a desire to advance your career and achieve a level of excellence in construction planning and scheduling while working with constant challenges, tight timeframes and impossible deadlines, then you are the preferred candidate. Interested applicants will have the skills required to plan vertical construction projects using Oracle Primavera P6 scheduling software. Must be willing to learn how to merge 3D BIM models with CPM schedules to create visual schedules, integrate lean (pull planning) methodologies with the CPM schedule, and apply innovative techniques for production management using linear schedules and takt time analytics to improve process flows. At various stages of the project, this person will provide technical and analytical input to facilitate re-planning, and workflow sequencing to ensure projects finish within their prescribed timeframe.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Help develop visual schedules as needed
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management 
  • Experience in preparing CPM schedules for vertical construction projects
  • Proficient with Oracle Primavera P6 scheduling software.
  • Capable of managing multiple project schedules in the region.
  • Can travel to regional project sites in the San Francisco Bay area to assist project teams on a weekly basis.
  • Willing to obtain a AACE PSP certified certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: People Above All, Courageously Driven, Find A Way and Endlessly Curious
  • Have excellent computer skills and willing to learn new software applications.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information in a concise manner and to make recommendations on strategies to resolve project issues
  • Strong oral and written communications skills and the ability to apply appropriate communication techniques to various individuals.
  • Positive customer service orientation, with both internal and external clients is required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required, demonstrating a consistent commitment and ability to work with diverse work groups and individuals.

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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