Project Scheduler

Charlotte, NC, United States of America

Job location:  3735 Glen Lake Dr. #400, Charlotte, NC 28208   (relocation assistance may be available for preferred candidates) 

Work Setting: Hybrid - Monday through Friday, this person will be able to work from home 2 days per week. Flexible on the days. Must be able to come into the office on a weekly basis.

Travel: Not often, may travel up to a few days a year. 

Compensation: $75,000 to $95,000 + 401k match up to 6%, profit sharing, OT eligible, tuition reimbursement, long-term incentive plans

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, + Company Paid: Life, AD&D, Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, EAP

Education / Certifications:  Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering, Construction/Project Management, or related field preferred but not required.

Required Experience: 2+ experience utilizing Primavera P6 experience. Experience within in the following industries (oil & gas, metals, power, datacenter)

Preferred Experience: PSP or PMI-SP certifications. Previous experience with cost control/


The Project Scheduler is responsible for all scheduling and planning requirements related to Direct Reduction Iron (DRI) industrial plant projects. DRI plant projects can vary in terms of size, type, complexity and level of detail.  The Scheduler will lead and facilitate all activities related to schedule development and maintenance throughout the life of the project and will frequently interact with project team members including project managers, project engineers, estimating, cost control specialists, disciplined engineers, purchasing, expediting, and accounting.  This individual will have a complete understanding and proven experience with the application of principles, concepts, best practices and standards of industrial project scheduling and reporting.


  • Identify work scope, technical sequencing and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Develop and maintain project schedules depicting the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning project phases within P6.
  • Ability to resource and cost load schedules within P6.
  • Prepare critical path, earned value and schedule risk analysis reports.
  • Communicate with various project team members.
  • Prepare and maintain project forecasts and status updates.
  • Conduct project performance analysis using earned value techniques.
  • Utilize standard look-ahead schedules to manage the engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases of the project and identify early warning flags.
  • Prepare and provide schedule progress reports, trending charts and schedule analysis reports.
  • Analyzes cost performance indicators (labor, material & expenses) and schedule performance indicators (CPI and SPI) as required for monthly reporting.
  • Analyze internal/external change order requests for cost and schedule impacts.
  • Maintain record of scope changes, trends and variances that potentially affect schedule performance.
  • Analyze contractor schedules, verify schedule integrity and evaluate logic and multiple float paths.
  • Facilitate project scheduling meetings and/or interactive planning meetings as required during project setup and during the project life cycle.
  • Meet regularly with project team members to ensure accurate and timely data updates are incorporated into the schedule.
  • Comply with Industry Standard scheduling best practices.




  • Minimum of four (2) years hands-on experience, preferably in a large-scale industrial engineering and construction environment utilizing Primavera P6 scheduling software.
  • A strong understanding of the industrial EPC process and along with the complex interdependencies necessary to build a logically driven schedule. 
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written skills are required. 
  • Ability to interface with all levels of Project Teams and Senior Management. 


  • Certification as a PSP and/or PMI-SP are strongly desired.


Education and Experience:

  • Engineering degree preferred or equivalent industry experience.
  • Superior knowledge and experience using Primavera P6 scheduling software.

Travel Requirements:

Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally as required (10%). 


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Ability to move around a project site, including climbing structures.


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