Transmission Work Management Scheduler

Greenville, SC

Post Date: 08/21/2017 Job ID: 24731 Industry: Other Area(s)

Resource Scheduler:

Responsible for the development and implementation of integrated risk and budget and resource based schedules for construction and maintenance internal and contract resources (apparatus, substation, civil, oversight, electrical, operations, relay, and line).
This person works collaboratively to schedule activities of all transmission work groups (and outside organizations) to support the preparation and implementation of transmission work activities.
Scheduler is expected to influence positive organization performance, and implement objectives by coaching and exhibiting strong leadership skills.
Scheduler must be highly motivated and can handle multiple concurrent tasks, possess instinctive decision making ability inherent to the need of transmission line construction and maintenance, substation construction and maintenance, relay electrical work and the NERC/ FERC compliance program work, effective written and oral communications skills, and a strong work ethic.

JOB DUTIES:

This position supports the development and implementation of construction and maintenance work plans to support annual programs ranging from $150M - $300M annually (capital and O&M, approximate).
In addition, this position continually manages changes in these plans to align with changing funding requirements, and to align plans
Develops weekly schedule for a minimum of six to twelve weeks in advance of T-0
Assess scope and bundling opportunities, verifying that the required labor estimates and accounting are accurate on all scheduled tasks, coordinating scheduled activities with other organizations as needed and modifying, changing, and updating the schedule prior to execution.
Schedules work activities and resources to support work plans, construction projects, and maintenance work to maintain high levels of equipment reliability.
Identifies critical equipment for maintenance, prioritizes work by due dates and faults/operations records.
Works closely with the Area Coordinators and Planners to capture bundling opportunities for annual work plans requiring outages, clearances, and/or switching to ensure down time on equipment is optimized.
Identifies critical work activities and keeps all work groups informed of work nearing overdue status to avoid negative consequences.
Attends routine, weekly and/or bi-weekly planning /scheduling meetings.
Reviews work orders and work request to ensure accuracy and proper accounting.
Coordinates construction and maintenance activities with C&M Supervisors, other Schedulers Area Coordinators and Planners to identify long and short range resource sharing opportunities among various work groups to utilize all available resources judiciously and efficiently.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate’ s degree from a two-year college or technical school OR 5 to 7 years of prior equivalent work related experience in lieu of a degree
Three to five years of prior work related experience in addition to a degree or applicable relation experience
Strong working knowledge of computer systems and software applications: applications include, but are not limited to: Primavera, Project View, Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
Experience with the Work Management Systems and Scheduling

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

Bachelor’ s degree from a four-year college or university.
Possess a strong commitment to customer service and satisfaction
Ability to manage numerous projects concurrently
Experience with Maximo Scheduler a plus.
 
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