Large Project Field Scheduler
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Position:Large Project Field Scheduler
Primary locationHouston , Texas, United States of America
Date Posted:Wed, 04 May 2022
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We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.
-Employing 36,500 individuals
-Across 109 manufacturing sites
-In over 31 countries
Ourportfolio of products and solutions include:
-Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants.
-Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives and lubricants, and more.
-Coatings: Whether its a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability.
-Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.
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Dow has an exciting opportunity available for aLarge Project Construction Schedulerlocated inHouston, TX or any Gulf Coast offices in Texas or Louisiana.
We makediversity and inclusion a prioritybecause sharing our perspectives and building on each others ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?
You will act as a technical resource for Project Controls within the Global Project Methodology work process. Supports establishment of the overall schedule baseline and reporting to monitor and control the project within established tolerances of the baseline supporting efficient project execution. Coordinates data inputs from the various contractors and functions to ensure accurate forecasts and reporting of construction scope of work. Engages with the project steering team to understand causes of the deviation and the need to establish actions to mitigate, where deviations from established tolerances occur. Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in project controls, construction, and basic knowledge of related job disciplines.
Also, you can complete each of the following tasks:
Promotes discipline knowledge exchange and quality application through technical coaching.
Contributes to improvement of Schedule Management Work Process and leveraging of learning experiences.
Provides recommendations on cycle time reduction opportunities and techniques, as applied to scheduling.
Develops schedule management plans for project plans for management and control.
Develops conceptual schedules to evaluate various alternates or anticipated schedule challenges.
Assist in developing and maintaining comprehensive integrated master project schedules including Front-end Loading, Detail Design, Procurement, Construction and Start-up/Commissioning Project Stages.
Maintains construction schedule during the project life cycle monitoring progress and incorporating modifications where changes in the original scope occur or delays are encountered.
Utilizes project cost estimates to resource load project schedules and gain alignment with estimated scope of work and the project schedule.
Performs staffing density checks or staffing limitation checks to validate schedule durations and ensures resource-leveling supports the project strategy.
Leads project teams in forecasting schedule challenges and offers analyses and solutions to complete the project on schedule.
Performs critical path analysis to determine critical areas regarding project schedule and resource overloads and offers alternative courses of action to the project team.
Evaluates project deviations to assess schedule impact for proper decision making and recovery plans.
Works with cost management to gain alignment when forecasting schedule completion dates and cost reporting.
Applies established schedule management practices to ascertain critical schedule issues and recommend corrective actions.
Defines comprehensive Schedule Management solutions for capital and expense projects.
Assist in quantity tracking and installation rates
Performs quantity surveys to validate construction progress
A minimum of a bachelor's degree in any discipline or 10 years of experience in project controls, engineering, manufacturing, or related experience or relevant military experience at or above a U.S. E6 ranking OR Canadian Petty Officer 2nd Class ranking.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in project controls, engineering, manufacturing, or related experience
A minimum of 5 years' experience with Primavera P6
Essential functions of this position may require, among other things, that the employee use particular types of equipment -- such as on-site safety equipment that has specific weight limitations whereby the individuals own weight, plus the weight of tools and other items and materials, must not exceed a certain threshold. In the event a job offer for this position were extended and provides for a pre-employment medical examination, the individual will be appropriately evaluated in regard to their ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
Must be willing and able to meet all applicable requirements related to business travel into and out of various countries world wide
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.
No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency process
This position is located in Houston, TX or any Dow location in the Gulf Coast. We do not offer relocation assistance for Dow jobs like this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur
Must possess a TWIC card or be eligible to obtain a TWIC card at some locations in Dow. For information on TWIC eligibility requirements, please see: https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic
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A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
Dow combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Companys ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dows portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visitwww.dow.comor follow@DowNewsroom on Twitter.
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Posted Date : 2022-05-07
Job type : Full Time