Current Job Opportunity

Schedule Engineer

Location
Washington, DC
Category
Transit
Career Level
Experienced
Type
Full-time
Delon Hampton & Associates is seeking a Schedule Engineer for WMATA's station platform reconstruction program (SPRP).

WMATA is planning a three-year capital project that will reconstruct the outdoor platforms at 20 Metrorail stations to address structural deficiencies. This position is a professional scheduling position with limited supervision, and performs complex scheduling assignments. The incumbent will create and maintain schedules for projects. Monitor and report on status and analyze schedules and associated changes for key risk areas and milestone impacts. Generally, works on large or complex projects or may work on multiple smaller projects. Individual is responsible for assisting in ensuring that all schedules are in line with defined parameters of the contract and acceptable industry standards. The individual is also responsible for performing quality control checks of financial data, analyzing and reporting accounting information for both internal and external use and working with project management members to monitor the financial performance of the project against established key performance indices.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the up keep of the project schedule
  • Build and maintain schedules for projects. Monitor and report on status, analyze schedules and associated changes for key risk areas. Generally works on large or complex projects or may work on multiple smaller projects.
  • Perform schedule risk analysis, including quantitative risk analysis to include critical activities, risk areas, key milestones and significant changes to schedule. Develop “what if” scenarios to explore alternate sequencing in order to mitigate or avoid schedule delays.
  • Perform claims-related analysis using contractor claims, delay cost estimates, time impacts, etc.
  • Prepare reporting from schedules including EVA analysis, integration of cost and schedules.
  • Perform detailed review of contractor schedule submittals, including baseline and progress updates.
  • Research project documentation relating to claim data, including baseline and progress updates.
  • Research project documentation relating to claim data, including project correspondence and inspection diaries.
  • Employ quantitative engineering models to implement performance measurement reporting and forecasting of the project schedule.
  • Coordinate preparation of “what if” plans (sensitivity analysis) to mitigate schedule delays. Investigate opportunities to enhance schedule without affection cost.
  • Assist in determining the scheduling sequence for equipment procurement and all phases of construction, testing and start up to achieve the schedule project completion.
  • Analyze and provide alternatives and expected outcomes to avoid potential project schedule delays and claims.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed project schedules to establish optimal contract interfaces and determine activity relationships to accurately plan project completion.
  • Prepare and review special studies and time impact analyses.
  • Attend or conduct project meetings with each discipline involved as needed to ensure effective project control.
  • Complete a daily work report that outlines the work completed for the day, and perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, business, or other related field is desirable.
  • 10 years of project control experience in large civil projects.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet EcoSys desirable, graphics, and database management, P6 scheduling program – including cost, resources, and word processing software.
  • AACE's Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) certification is preferred, but not required.
  • Must be able to pass a government background check.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation.

Working Conditions 

Work is performed within a general office environment; however, field work may also be required. Must be able to work in confined spaces. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs.) may be required as needed.

Special Instructions

When applying, please reference position title in email subject line.

Delon Hampton & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer for VEVRAA protected veterans and all other protected classes. DHA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Click here for EEO law and policy.

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