KBR Lead Specialist, Scheduling/Planning in Parkersburg, West Virginia
Title: Lead Specialist, Scheduling/Planning
Job Number: 1069500
KBR COMPANY INFORMATION
When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.
With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.
Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.
KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.
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.
LEAD SPECIALIST, SCHEDULING/PLANNING
Under general supervision, the Lead Specialist, Scheduling/Planning
uses specialized knowledge or skills to solve complex and unique problems. The incumbent establishes priorities for the completion of assigned tasks and uses judgment to interpret internal and external issues and develop best practices. Relies upon experience, interpersonal skills, and broad knowledge of project controls to ensure task completion in compliance with policies, procedures, and business strategy.
This position is located on-site at a large Chemical plant. No Per Diem will be offered.
Ensures the development and completion of job progress milestones through scheduling
Coordinates with procurement and material mangers as well as engineering work group leads pertaining to essential items of supply
Provides priorities for projects to guarantee completion
Contributes to forecasts and disbursements by performing schedule analysis
May provide direction, guidance and support for less experienced team members
years scheduling/planning experience on engineering/construction projects
Intermediate working knowledge of Primavera required, expert knowledge preferred
Must have intermediate level of experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to function within a project team
Previous project lead experience preferred
Will comply with all KBR and site safety policies and procedures
Work is located at a chemical plant and requires exposure to ambient temperature extremes
Work may require using and wearing personal protective equipment such as fire retardant clothing, hearing and eye protection, hard hat and steel-toed boots
Day-to-day physical requirements involve standard office activities including sitting/standing for extended periods of time, attending meetings, use of keyboard and mouse repetitively, lifting and carrying less than 20 lbs frequently, etc
Work requires moderate physical exertion including walking to operating areas and walking up stairs
May require walking the plant property