ComEd - Project Controls Scheduler - Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Location: , Hybrid Remote, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 243051
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2022
Job: Project Management

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Job Description

Description

Be a part of something powerful at America's leading energy provider!

At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Provide analytical schedule support for Sr. Project Controls Schedulers, Project Managers, Managers of Projects and Directors. Ensure adherence to standard milestone reporting, policies, programs, processes and scheduling protocols. Responsible to develop status and analyze detailed critical path schedules, workload and resource forecasts through the use of computer applications such as: Primavera P6, Project View (ComEd and PECO), Hyperion System, Asset Suite 8, Microsoft Excel, Access, Power Point, MS Project, etc. Actively works to support the project closeout process and contributes to the development of reports to identify closeout issues. Identify project/program milestones and schedule issues early and contribute to the resolutions to ensure the successful execution of projects and programs. Ensure that project schedules are properly baselined at each phase approval.

Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Build reports, earned value metrics and schedules to assist in Centrally Managed work execution and revise schedules to recover from missed milestones, project changes and emergent events. Develop and report out earned value, CPI, and SPI indicators. 
  • Create Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and portfolio views of all projects. Provide resource loading and utilization for integrated resource reports. Develop reports and perform historical trending research. Update schedule status weekly, biweekly or monthly, depending on the project/program. 
  • Assist with the development and updates of standard schedule templates of typical projects and programs. Make updates in scheduling tools to adjust work order/material request start and finish dates to support dynamic project needs. 
  • Participate in project team meetings including financial forecasting session to ensure schedule and cost alignment. 
  • Interface with other departments and within the department and represent Project Management/Controls regarding schedule process and procedural issues. Serves as a change agent and fosters a high performance culture and promotes diversity and inclusion. 
  • Ensures that all projects are statused, placed in service, and closed out in appropriate timeframes in all operational systems. Ensure adherence to the scheduling procedure by developing weekly, monthly and long-term detailed critical path schedules. 
  • Perform workload, and union impact analysis, and forecast needs for internal and external resources. 
  • Provide 24/7 on call scheduling support for emergent projects. 
  • Participate in job walk downs in the field. 


JOB SCOPE

Regular contact with employees in Project Management, Field Organizations, Operations, DSO and TSO. Interfaces as required with category owners, resource management and financial management.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Academic/Formal Training: Bachelor's degree in Business or Technical Field
  • Job Related/Experience: 2 - 5 years related experience, or in lieu of Bachelor's degree, a minimum of 6 - 9 years relevant experience is required.
  • Specialized Skills, Knowledge, License Requirements/Registrations, Etc.:
  • Ability to build a schedule from an estimate, Project Diagram or verbal Scope of Work.
  • Strong analytical skills and evaluation techniques
  • Experience and proficiency in using PC software and mainframe computer applications such as Excel, Access, Power Point, MS Project, Asset suite 8, Primavera P6
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize a variety of independent assignments and meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of management.
  • Ability to schedule and facilitate project meetings with all stakeholders in office or field environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and in field construction sites.
  • Ability to handle conflict


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-5 years scheduling experience in electric / gas transmission, distribution, and substation industry
  • Scheduler Certification (PMI-SP, AACEI) Project View (PV) experience (ComEd, PECO)

 

 

 

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