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Colorado Springs Utilities Primavera P6 Utility Project Scheduler in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Primavera P6 Utility Project Scheduler

Job Type: Business Operations

Pay Range $94,000 to $129,000

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 9/26/19

Primavera P6 Utility Project Scheduler

Colorado Springs Utilities is looking for a Utility Projects Scheduler to provide project, project portfolio, and program scheduling expertise including resource and budget management support functions for the System Planning & Projects Division. This division plans and delivers projects and programs that serve the electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater needs of the Colorado Springs community. Our team of dedicated professionals meets the needs of our organization by ensuring that infrastructure projects are delivered efficiently through their project lifecycle with effective application of project controls skills and supporting tools and systems.

We will fill this either the Senior Technical Project Manager or Technical Project Manager level; placement will be based on the qualifications, knowledge and demonstrated experience level of the successful candidate.

As a scheduling and scheduling controls subject matter expert for the System Planning & Projects Division your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Project Schedule Development and Support :

You will work with project delivery teams to develop and maintain project schedules throughout the project lifecycle. You will also work with project delivery teams to establish the work breakdown structure, activities, constraints, and milestones for projects. You will be responsible for updating and maintaining the overall project schedule as well as the schedule(s) for contracted project scope elements through the incorporation of service provider and/or contractor scheduled activities or their complete schedule within the overall project schedule. Additionally, you will analyze and make recommendations for accepting or rejecting service provider/contractor, monthly progress, and changed condition schedules. As part of reviewing schedules, you will determine the impacts of changes to the schedule including critical path, activity sequencing, and resource requirements. Finally, as necessary for budget and resource management, you will also work with project teams to cost and resource load project schedules.

Project/Program Portfolio Schedule Development and Support

You will work with project delivery teams and management staff to develop and maintain project portfolio schedules that include the scheduling constraints associated with interdependent and/or related projects/programs and their lifecycle phases. You will analyze (e.g. “what if” analysis) and make recommendations to management regarding planning for and executing schedule changes for interdependent portfolios of projects. Additionally, you will work with management staff to analyze and determine the budget and resource impacts associated with project/program portfolio schedule changes.

Budget Management and Resource Support

By developing and maintaining a comprehensive capital improvement plan cost loaded schedule, you will work with project delivery teams and management staff to analyze and make recommendations for controlling and managing multi-year capital and expense budgets including forecasting and leveling resource efforts.

Why should you apply? This position will provide you the opportunity for varied experience within the utility business sector. As energy infrastructure needs continue to change, a more comprehensive and planned approach to investments and improvements are necessary. This position provides an opportunity to grow in your professional career as you demonstrate your technical expertise and leadership capabilities within our organization.

What will it take to be successful in this position? The ideal candidate will have experience and expertise in scheduling and scheduling controls skills including: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development, activity network development, activity logic relationships (e.g. Finish to Start, Start to Start, Finish to Finish, Start to Finish), Critical Path Method (CPM), schedule tracking, analysis, and reporting.

Demonstrated experience in the application and use of Oracle’s Primavera P6 is required, including;

  • Schedule development (project, project portfolio, and program)

  • Schedule analysis (project, project portfolio, and program)

  • Budget management support including analysis, reporting, and forecasting using cost loaded schedules Resource management support including analysis, reporting, and forecasting using resource loaded schedules

A Bachelor of Science in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering, or Business Administration as well as certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have 10 years or more direct experience in a Project Manager/Project Controls position related to the above responsibilities. Post-graduate degree can be substituted for a portion of the minimum experience required depending on actual post graduate degree obtained.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you...

As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is the perfect blend of mountain and city living. Colorado Springs boasts breath-taking scenery, abundant recreation activities, and diverse populations. With the recent spotlight on energy in our country, energy careers are on the fast track. At Colorado Springs Utilities, we continue to innovate by using state-of-the-art technology. Our employees enjoy the satisfaction of fulfilling work that impacts our citizen owners and community daily.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled . Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Job Type: Business Operations