• 02-Feb-2018 to 01-Aug-2021 (CST)
  • Project Opportunities
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time
  • Project Opportunities

Job Description: Lead Scheduler

Location: Greater Houston Area


The Lead Scheduler will lead a cross-functional team environment in the development and oversight of construction related project planning and scheduling. The Lead Scheduler will oversee the Schedulers and report to the Projects Control Manager.


  • Work closely with the Project Team to develop, maintain and manage the project in a Primavera P6 schedule; to include ROW Acquisition, Utilities relocation, design, Construction and close-out activities
  • Create and prepare logical Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) while leading team planning sessions related to WBS structure and sequencing
  • Prepare estimates and forecasts during the life-cycle of the project, responsible for reporting schedule deliverables to the project team and the Client
  • Create master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet completion deadlines
  • Lead the baseline schedule creation and approval effort for projects
  • Lead in the creation of comprehensive schedule submissions utilizing Critical Path Methodology (CPM), resource and cost loading, baselining, coding and cost accounts
  • Determines reasonable schedule logic, duration and constraints based on Interactive Planning sessions with Project Teams
  • Thoroughly execute scope, drawings, specifications and performs mathematical calculations to determine work flow, tools, and resource (labor, material and equipment) requirements
  • Review, analyze, report and adjust project metrics to include, but not limited to critical path, cost loading, schedule content, variance analysis, earned value, and more
  • Utilize critical path analysis and what-if scenarios to fully support the project team
  • Perform spot check  site inspections to assess actual progress
  • Put together issue folders to capture impacts and delays to schedules and recommend mitigation / recovery schedules; Prepare time impact analysis and data needed for change orders and time & cost related claims
  • Suggest corrective actions and develop recovery plans over potential delays captured above
  • Advise executive/program management on cost/schedule management tools and processes
  • Develop processes that require innovation and ingenuity


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management; or Mathematics is preferred but not required


  • Proficiency with scheduling software, with a strong preference for Primavera P6
  • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Excel and database applications (Practical knowledge test will be required)
  • Ability to use computers and computer software for communication, planning/scheduling, budgeting and forecasting
  • High level of analytical thinking skills to plan and forecast work
  • Proven history of working in a cross-functional environment providing accurate data to team members to ensure forecasted project delivery
  • Proficiency in critical path methodology to ensure, and communicate, timely delivery of milestone tasks
  • Ability to reference schedule to contractual requirements at all times and defend the schedule
  • Ability to work with subcontractor schedulers to incorporate data in the master project schedule
  • Ability to establish work calendars specific to each contract and geographic location


  • 12+ years of experience in project scheduling, preferably within the heavy civil construction industry
  • Experience with $500 million+ complex project(s) is highly preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years in a self-performed environment

The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Webber, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam Era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Webber, LLC complies with applicable local, state and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at each location the Company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training

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