Sr. Engineering Projects, Planner and Scheduler

Eversource   •  

Berlin, CT

Industry: Energy & Utilities

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8 - 10 years

Posted 39 days ago

Role and Scope of Position:

Plans, schedules, manages and reports on engineering activities across the Eversource projects portfolio. Completes complex tasks associated with establishing, maintaining, analyzing and reporting of costs and schedules associated to engineering activities contained in the overall project schedules. Responsible for obtaining and providing information as well as implementing recommendations to meet project goals and positively influence project direction. Assist engineering departments, project managers and Engineering Controls and Contracts in determining engineering resource solutions for meeting project cost and schedule objectives. Ability to apply project management theories and methodologies and utilize a variety of related project control tools.

2. Essential Functions:

  • Develop, maintain, analyze and manage engineering activities and resources to the level necessary to support project and department requirements and needs.
  • Establish, monitor and report on baselines for cost and schedule
  • Provide internal and external engineering resource solutions for meeting project objectives.
  • Identify internal and external engineering resources in the schedule and any engineering constraints on current projects and future demands.
  • Communicate engineering status and resource loading with team members and management.
  • Anticipate project plan changes and advise team members and management of potential engineering conflicts and solutions.
  • Expedite project plan changes for engineering and negotiate and coordinate internal and external reallocation of engineering resources to accommodate changes and conflicts.
  • Evaluate engineering forecasts to assure desired results are achieved.
  • Initiate actions and assist in developing alternative solutions resolving potential engineering resource constraints, schedule conflicts and cost overruns.
  • Provide consulting and support services in the areas of engineering planning and scheduling, project management and project controls.
  • Coordinate intra and inter departmental activities to assure adherence to schedule and established guidelines.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Incumbent must possess excellent multi-tasking skills, be detail oriented, meet expectations of multiple organizations and possess the ability to understand goal-driven deliverables.
  • Incumbent in this position requires the ability to either take or recommend the necessary actions to ensure that goals and targets are achieved.
  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals (peers and superiors) toward goal achievement; modify behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved.
  • This position requires a working knowledge of project management and scheduling techniques. Experience with STORMS, Primavera (5 or better), Fieldnet and C2 is highly desirable.
  • Ability to use PC desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel).

Education Experience Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or equivalent is preferred. Minimum eight (8) years of planning and scheduling work experience.