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Talascend is currently seeking a Planner III for a contract opportunity located in New Albany, OH.

OVERVIEW:

Supports project organizational and administrative activities. Supervises the development and integration of individual discipline schedules into the total project plan with initial emphasis on integrated planning for early site preparation efforts. Develops and maintains project progress reporting. Performs schedule resource loading and leveling. Supports development of scheduling standards and procedures.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs and/or coordinates, collects, verifies, and integrates the work scope for all entities into the total project plan with emphasis on early site work related scope related to Civil works.
Reviews the representation of project scope in schedules. Establishes the conceptual scope of schedule studies.
Prepares and analyzes comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between the projects.
Performs productivity analysis of construction operations and verifies.
Establishes productivity basis to be utilized in estimates, as developed in concurrence with Construction.
Reviews labor estimates for reasonableness.
Establishes milestones for the total project or major portions of the project.
Reviews project work activities to ensure support of project milestones.
Coordinates the timely, systematic, and complete acquisition of scope definition and related data.
Provides supervision and assistance to planners in the development and integration of individual schedules into the total project plan.
Reviews the performing organizationís and unitís work logics and determines whether the schedules will adequately support the overall project schedule.
Plans, coordinates, and establishes the level of quantification appropriate to the objectives of the effort and to the level of scope definition for each discipline or specialty and designates reference job(s) for source data and/or reconciliations of quantities.
Reviews completeness and reasonableness of quantities.
Reviews and evaluates schedule durations for all disciplinesí activities relative to the support of project milestones.
Supervises/directs the calculation of durations and other considerations affecting activity durations.
Obtains required schedule information by all disciplines.
Identifies schedule restraints and their effects on the total project schedule.
Works with all departments to ensure an understanding of the total project schedule needs.
Responsible for total integration of schedule activities.
Identifies schedule considerations and problems resulting from interdisciplinary or group restraints and interfaces.
Supports development of scheduling standards and procedures.
Compiles, summarizes, updates, and maintains historical schedule data.
Monitors and reports the critical path and schedule performance of the total project.
Performs project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities.
Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
Strong background in civil related construction work to support early project work activities.
Knowledge of supervision, personnel administration, and training of technical and non-technical personnel.
Skilled in oral and written communication.
Proficiency with PC operating systems, with proficiency in several basic software applications. Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications currently used (Primavera and Microsoft Office Applications, for example).
Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed.
Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
Bachelorís Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field with six (6) years of Project Controls or cost related work experience or in lieu of degree twelve (12) years of Project Controls or cost control experience.
This position requires strong communication skills and experience working with field engineering personnel to obtain status and trouble shoot issues.
Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
Advanced skills in using multiple discipline-specific software applications currently used (e.g., PCWorks, Primavera, and Microsoft Project).
Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

In accordance with the client's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for employees and to safeguard the health of families, customers, and visitors, they have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of this position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary; other duties may be assigned as necessary. Background check and drug screen may be required for this position.

If you are interested in other positions with Talascend, please visit our website at www.talascend.com.

Talascend is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.


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