Construction Project Scheduler
Office Location: 601 First Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Position Classification: Full-Time Regular
About This Opportunity
As a Project Scheduler at Rockford Construction, you will accurately forecast, monitor and manage construction project schedules. In addition, you will provide resource loading, cost loading and general sequencing using Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project software. The ideal candidate will have an excellent communication skills and be an advocate for team collaboration, safety, and innovation. This position reports directly to the Director of Preconstruction.
If this opportunity interests you, please apply online to have the chance to join our dynamic preconstruction team.
Work with preconstruction and operations construction departments including Estimators, Superintendents and Project Managers to create, update and manage all types of construction schedules as well as document and project the impact of change orders and/or delays to the project schedule.
Have direct communication with leadership regularly to communicate project schedules status and progress.
Meet with Estimators, Project Managers and Superintendents weekly to create, update and review project schedules.
Lead internal and external project schedule meetings.
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineer, Business Management, or similar.
A minimum of 5 years of project scheduling work experience in the construction industry.
Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project Software experience.
Reliable transportation; interstate travel required.
Understand concepts of baseline schedule, progress schedule and recovery schedules, along with the use and knowledge of construction terminology and concepts.
Must possess the ability to be flexible, detail-oriented, prioritize and manage multiple tasks at once.
Rockford offers competitive compensation, 401(k) with company match, comprehensive healthcare plans, generous paid time off including, continued learning and training opportunities, on-site health and wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules, and access to industry-leading technology. Team members are also provided opportunities to help shape their community for future generations through volunteer time off and opportunities for involvement with local organizations.
Who We Are
At Rockford, we're not just in the business of creating buildings - we're creating neighborhoods, businesses and communities and we're looking for people who are ready to make an impact. Rockford is a nationally recognized construction, development, and property management provider ranked by Engineering News-Record as one of the top 200 contractors in the nation. With regional offices in the Midwest and Southeast, we've built projects totaling more than $5 billion in varying scope and size, serving education, healthcare, hospitality, multi-unit, mixed-use, senior living, manufacturing and industrial clients. We're delivering forward-thinking ideas with an approach that's built on safety, teamwork and a dedication to quality. Rockford Construction respects and values the characteristics, talents, and perspectives that make each person unique. We believe that by bringing diverse individuals together, in an inclusive manner we can more effectively collaborate, innovate, and solve the problems that face our world. We are committed to creating and fostering a team, partners, and strategies that reflect this purpose.
The work environment for this position may subject the individual to hazards commonly associated with construction sites. Examples of physical hazards include noise, proximity to moving vehicles, atmospheric conditions, close quarters, uneven surfaces, and elevated surfaces. The individual may also be subjected to outside environmental conditions (weather) where protection may not be available. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required at all times outside the job trailer. Occasional lifting of 50 lbs. or less.
Rockford Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We invite all qualified applicants to apply and do not discriminate against individuals because of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or age.