Project Scheduler - St. Louis

St. Louis, MO
We’re CannonDesign — a design practice at the nexus of strategy, experience, architecture, engineeri

Job Description

Project Scheduler

Posted: Saturday, 4/27/2024
CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Scheduler. This position may be filled remotely with preference given to candidates that can work in one of our US office locations. Look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience, make you a good match for this position, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.
CannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans and strategies is why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.

You will oversee and maintain program schedules for a variety of large complex design projects. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating with the design team to develop robust schedules based on pull planning. You will also coordinate with our consultants, the construction manager, and client to validate schedules. You'll analyze schedule impacts, perform critical path and earned value analyses. Additionally, you will serve as a liaison between project teams and department leadership, and assist with program status updates. If you want to join us and contribute to the success of our construction projects, we encourage you to apply for these positions.

  • Develop and maintain program schedules, identifying relationships, logic, milestones, and constraints for various design projects.
  • Lead schedule coordination sessions and guide the team during pull planning sessions to maintain schedule and desired outcomes.
  • Independently interpret and comprehend detailed construction drawings, spanning Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Civil, and other disciplines, to gain a clear understanding of work scope.
  • Review contractor's baseline schedule submissions, ensuring correct identification and logical sequencing of all work scope, and provide detailed written schedule review comments.
  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) on schedules, examining critical path, cost loading, resource loading of man-hours, schedule content, recovery schedules, use of logic relationships, lags, constraints, and milestones for contract compliance.
  • Perform schedule Time Impact Analysis for changes affecting the schedule and engage in schedule reviews with the Construction Manager and Owner.
  • Conduct Critical Path analysis and Earned Value analysis to monitor project progress.
  • Visit construction sites as required, checking the contractor's weekly/monthly schedule progress, and provide reports to the project management.
  • Effectively communicate with the team regarding schedule/progress-related matters and concerns in weekly status meetings and other schedule-related meetings.
  • Regularly perform Program Schedule QA/QC reviews.
  • Update Program Schedules/Master Schedules on a bi-monthly basis.
  • Ensure the proper use of Program-level standard codes, layouts, and reports to maintain data integrity.
  • Act as a liaison between project teams, department leadership, and the Program & Project Controls department.
  • Prepare reports as needed and directed by management
  • Travel as required
  • Professional business attire required when attending client meetings. Examples of professional business attire include suits, ties, collared dress shirts, dresses and skirts
  • Bachelors degree required. Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management preferred
  • 10 years of experience required with a minimum of five years of experience in scheduling for an owner or General Contractor, preferably working on healthcare, educational facilities or public works projects
  • Proficiency in the latest version of Primavera P6 and MS Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to build efficient working relationships with project teams and department staff
  • Understanding of theories, principles and practices of cost engineering, scheduling and schedule forensics
The salary range for this position is $71,600 to $89,500 annually. This salary range is the range we believe is the anticipated range of possible base compensation at the timing of the posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the anticipated salary range for the position. Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses. We offer a full benefit package including medical, dental and vision coverage and flexible spending account options and voluntary insurances. We have paid time off, flex-time summer hours, remote work options and a 401k plan and employee perk programs. For a general overview of our benefits, please visit our careers page at CannonDesign Employee Benefits | CannonDesign. Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.
  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us – and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.
  • We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you.
Please note that candidates can only apply to our positions on our company Careers site. It's not uncommon for scammers to create positions that look legitimate on other sites; never enter your information or apply for CannonDesign positions on any platform. Should an issue arise that you feel we should be aware of, please contact us. Please provide your resume and portfolio when applying.
As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.
CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

CannonDesign At A Glance

We’re CannonDesign — a design practice at the nexus of strategy, experience, architecture, engineering and social impact. We imagine, create and implement solutions that advance human vitality, further equity, optimize business and protect our planet. We’re more than just designers of buildings. We're shapers of experiences, investors in communities, creators of strategy and authors of innovation. Our approach isn't traditional—it's transformative. And our people are what set us apart. Every member of our 1,300+ team plays a crucial role in our mission to make a meaningful difference. In a world grappling with significant challenges, we're not just witnessing change— we're leading it, delivering sustainable solutions that pave the way for a brighter future. Each unique skill and talent within our diverse community contributes to our collective impact, propelling us toward our shared goal: to help all people flourish. How do we achieve this? Through Living-Centered Design. It's our ethos, inspiring us to envision beyond boundaries and consider the profound interconnectedness of all life. Our solutions aren't just about meeting requirements—they're about creating ripple effects of positive change that resonate across communities and the globe. We’re continually on the lookout for bold thinkers, designers and problem solvers who can help us bring Living-Centered Design to life and realize the most impact possible. Are you ready to work for a purpose-driven firm dedicated to creating a better future? Join us, and together, let's make waves and change the world. ABOUT OUR MISSION: Our mission and everything we do is guided by our ethos, Living-Centered Design. Living-Centered Design is woven into the fabric of our firm in two important ways: First, it shapes our culture. We believe that a life-centered work environment is essential for creativity and innovation to thrive. We use Living-Centered Design principles to create programs and experiences that support the growth, success, well-being and happiness of our people, as well as provide the flexibility we all need to flourish. Second, it drives our design approach. We believe solutions should not only address the needs of people, but also the interdependencies that exist across life, specifically those between individuals, communities, businesses, society and the environment. Our commitment to Living-Centered Design inspires deliberate and purposeful solutions that empower our clients to achieve far-reaching impact. With Living-Centered Design as our ethos, we're all empowered to create solutions that make a real impact on people and the world we live in.
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