Project Controls Scheduler in Chester, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Chester, VA
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Job Description

Position:         Project Control Scheduler

Location:        Hopewell, VA

Status:             Direct Hire Position

This direct hire opportunity for a Project Control Scheduler will sit in Hopewell, VA. This client is a leader in the chemical manufacturing industry.

Responsibilities and Duties Include: 

  • Responsible for delivering project scheduling to the project management group as assigned.
  • Work with project managers, engineers, and discipline leads to develop, publish, and monitor project schedules to ensure commitments are being met.
  • Scheduling subject matter expert. Delivers detailed project schedules including earned value from FEL-1,2,3 to Project closure.
  • Understand interpretation of construction schedules and challenge supplier scheduling.
  • Scheduling Support for all of the organization’s sites as needed. 
  • Procedures – supports the upkeep, maintenance, and renewal of the project controls scheduling procedures.
  • Drive project controls scheduling discipline and ensures department’s adherence to the organization’s accounting policies and standards of internal control. 
  • Support other project control activities such as cost accounting, forecasting, change order reviews, requisitions, etc.
  • New Projects – participates in the project planning process by helping to define project schedules.  
  • Potential to provide scheduling support for all the organization’s sites including plant shutdowns.
  • Travel 10%
  • Metrics – Coordinate data collection and reporting for monthly and quarterly department metrics. 
  • Expediting – Provides material expediting service, coordinating activity of engineering, construction, purchasing, and vendors.
  • Maintain scheduling database and best practices.


  • 3+ years experience scheduling in Primavera P6 in industrial plant setting.
  • Understand engineering & construction cost control principles and accounting methods.
  • Conceptually understand project execution and the sequence of events necessary to complete a project.
  • Detailed experience in scheduling project execution and outage work.
  • Must have initiative, self-organization and ability to tactfully deal with peers and superiors.
  • Possesses strong financial and analytical skills, Microsoft office, excel, and SAP knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to communicate to all organizational levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, handle multiple/varied assignments and to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize SAP/ERP, MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence, with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Manages by fact, able to work under pressure, committed to meeting project deadlines.

Please apply to position or contact Tina Mahaney at (317) 685-2200 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with its employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.