Resource Scheduler in Pottsville, PA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $70000.0 - $100000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Job Title:             Resource Scheduler 

Status:                 Direct Hire

Location:             Hopewell, VA

This direct hire opportunity for a Resource Scheduler will sit in Hopewell, VA and work in the chemical manufacturing industry.

Job Summary

The Resource Scheduler will have the opportunity to develop and maintain resource loaded schedules for a newly created internal group. This role will lead the team toward effective utilization of talent to meet project milestones thus supporting Project Managers in establishing/meeting milestones on capital projects.


  • Responsible for planning & management of capital execution internal and external engineering and design resources across the organization.
  • Resource management for in house 100+ engineering organization, including weekly, monthly, and look ahead resource scheduling to ensure projects are adequately resourced and staffed.
  • Work closely with the discipline engineering and design leads to understand capital schedules, cost estimates and project scopes.
  • Monitor and prioritize design resources to meet capital objectives for the organization.  
  • Lead efforts to design improvements into the process of resource scheduling & management for the organizations engineering and design organization.
  • Secondary responsibilities include project scheduling (as needed) to include working with the project teams in planning, scheduling, and earned value analysis (Conceptual, scoping, design, construction and startup).
  • Maintains & analyzes project cost commitments & forecasts. 
  • Anticipates schedule, cost, and resource deviations through trend analysis and earned value management (EVM). 
  • Responsible for enforcing the organization’s Engineering policies and procedures for project execution. 
  • Coordinates project activities between internal process design team, external engineering firms, and contractors.
  • Regularly report project progress to manager and provide visibility to the project steering team through monthly meetings. 
  • Facilitates team work and champions Project Controls towards continuous improvement. 
  • Travel up to 25%


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Background/Education in Industrial Engineering, Business Management/Leadership, Project Management or similar.
  • 3+ years scheduling experience in engineering or construction scheduling, including resource scheduling in a
  • Manufacturing/Engineering environment.
  • 2 years experience of increasing engineering related responsibilities in one of the following areas:

project management, planning/scheduling cost control and use of scheduling tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP and Primavera P6 or MS Project experience is preferable 
  • Working knowledge of chemical plant operations and processes desired.
  • Prior experience supporting resource management of construction, maintenance or engineering organization is desired.
  • Experience with Change Order Management. 
  • Interpersonal skills - Communicates effectively with all members of the project team (engineers, finance, management, etc.) 
  • Understands project management phased engineering principles.
  • Committed to continuous improvement, by recommending and developing key processes that focus on driving results for the business. 

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