Construction Scheduler/Estimator

Chenega Corporation   •  

Mc Andrews, KY

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 45 days ago

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The Scheduler/Estimator will collaborate with the NAVFAC field offices relating to Project Management and Construction Engineering for various projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze contractor's initial and monthly updated CPM schedules for logic, duration changes, milestone changes.
  • Visit construction sites to monitor activity progress and develop cost estimates.
  • Manage concurrent delays and determine whether delays are excusable and


  • Identify and manage the need for a modification to scope, cost, and/or schedule based on collaboration with supported Command, designer and/or other entities.
  • Collaborate with others on the issuance of the contractor request for proposal.
  • Prepare independent government estimates (IGEs) when needed.
  • Collaborate on the preparation of sketches and drawings in support of negotiations and issuance of the modification
  • Prepare the final documentation and wording for the modification including justification for cost and time involved for final submission to the Contracting Officer
  • Manage technical support for claims/disputes/terminations processing, negotiation and resolution
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, estimates, fact sheets, status reports, and schedules as required to complete project assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering or related fields.
  • 10 year of CPM scheduling and estimating experience of qualifications which include education/experience/certifications/clearances (quantifiable)
  • Experience as a Construction Manager
  • Extensive practical experience with the development and successful application of such techniques to specific contracts, projects, large-scale programs, and the detailed analysis of contractor requests for equitable adjustments and claims.
  • Secret Clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive technical and practical knowledge, and experience as a Construction Manager
  • Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods as well as construction management
  • Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes
  • Ability to prepare estimates for proposed Government changes.
  • Expert level understanding of the scheduling techniques utilized by the construction industry such as P6
  • Must possess a keen understanding of schedules utilizing network analysis and the potential impact of modifications to the critical path
  • Must have familiarity with schedule delay/disruption analysis methods including the

advantages/disadvantages and correct application of each method.

  • Ability to conduct a delay analysis to determine cause, effect. Responsibility for delay, determine relation hips to impacted activities.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of key issues such as float, concurrencies, constructive acceleration, impacts on unchanged work and the cumulative effect

of changes.

  • Possess a working knowledge of the legal aspects of schedules and the ability to

give expert testimony in defense of the government in claims.

  • Ability to apply this knowledge towards contributing new methods and approaches to defending NAVFAC against construction scheduling claims
  • Must possess expert level knowledge of computer scheduling software including Primavera P6 and Primavera Claim Digger, Microsoft project, Cost works, and RS Means.
  • Expert level of knowledge to use computer applications to analyze and make informed decisions and projections on the general health of a project based on earned values and actual progress.
  • A fundamental knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spread sheet, presentation, electronic mail, Internet, and database software is required.
  • In depth knowledge of the various types of construction contracts, project delivery methods, and regulations governing Federal contract administration
  • Able and willing to traverse on construction jobsites (approximately 20% of the time)
  • Able to communicate (both orally and in writing) effectively to all leadership levels
  • Knowledge and experience with applicable Codes and Industry Standards
  • Proficiency with industry standard software packages such as Primavera" P6", Microsoft project, Cost works, and RS Means.
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and Holidays as required
  • Knowledge of computer operations and software applications such as MS office (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point), Primavera P6