The Scheduler is responsible for creating and maintaining integrated project schedules for large capital projects, outages, project development plan (PDP), and EKPC's corporate work management system. Manages contractor scheduling interface/activities and schedule reporting to project/outage management team. Analyzes critical path, schedule change impacts, and performs what-if analysis. Assists with the project's execution and controls and exercises professional judgment in solving problems and coordinating issues as they relate to cost, coordination, and project schedules. Assists with development, implementation, continuous improvement and oversight of scheduling and reporting services provided to EKPC Production, Power Delivery, and the cooperative..
Creates and maintains fleet wide project and outage schedules.
Manages corporate scheduling structure.
Collects information from subject matter experts (SME), sequences work activities and makes logic links.
Monitors milestone requirements and scheduling constraints.
Reports any issues to project/outage managers. Facilitates/participates in coordination with project/outage managers and SME to develop a recovery strategy.
Meets with project/outage managers to provide status, evaluate critical path, and predictively assess project schedule.
Meets with crews, superintendents, contractors, etc. to obtain project status updates.
Conducts workshops with project team and contractors to develop plan recovery and adjustments.
Creates project schedule narratives and reports.
Analyzes scheduling change impact and performs what-if analysis.
Assists with project/outage execution and controls.
Exercises independent and professional judgment in solving problems and coordinating issues as they relate to cost, coordination, and schedule.
Interacts with project managers, subcontractors, and team in solving scheduling issues.
Integrates business process requirements into project schedules.
Adapts schedules to meet various project delivery methods or requirements: design build, design bid build, informal bid, material purchases, etc.
Works closely with the project management team to identify and resolve schedule deviations and trends.
Creates and works with Primavera 6 Reflections to support critical path evaluation.
Assists with administration, function, documentation and training for Primavera Software for the Engineering & Construction business unit.
Maintains PDP schedules for projects and outages. Develops and provides PDP reports for Project Managers and Management staff.
Reviews assigned PM’s projects in the Capital PDP to keep PM’s informed of possible problems within their list of projects.
Reviews project data in the portfolio management tool (OPPM) and works with PM to update data as needed to address discrepancies.
Keeps data current within schedules, confirms bi-weekly that all data between OPPM and P6 is accurate and up-to-date.
Provides scheduling services to other EKPC business units and groups.
Provides scheduling support services for maintenance projects and other miscellaneous assignments.
Performs other duties as assigned.
B.S. degree in engineering, construction management, or related field is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
Two (2) to five (5) years of experience as a P6 scheduler working with outage and/or capital project plans, work breakdown structures, performing critical path analysis, preparing updates, and working with multiple projects at the same time.
Proficient in Primavera P6.
Has performed technical and practical application of engineering, procurement and construction activities in project scheduling.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Experience with utility, outage, and/or capital construction projects.
Excellent communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, training) skills essential when interacting with internal and external project stakeholders.
Must be detail oriented.
Must have knowledge of delivering and developing automated interfaces between program management systems and business applications.
Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
Planning & Organizing
Conditions of Employment
Working in generating facilities with conditions including extreme temperatures, dust, and noise levels which may require hearing protection devices.
Must maintain valid driver’s license.
May include additional conditions depending upon the nature of the position.
Must wear personal protective equipment as applicable.
Located in the heart of the Bluegrass state, East Kentucky Power Cooperative is a not-for-profit generation and transmission (G&T) electric utility with headquarters in Winchester, KY which is just a short distance from Lexington. Our cooperative has a vital mission: to safely generate and deliver reliable, affordable and sustainable energy to our 16 owner-member cooperatives serving more than 1 million Kentuckians across 87 counties. We’re leaders in environmental stewardship and we’re committed to provide power to improve the lives of people in Kentucky.
As passionate as we are about providing smart energy solutions, we are equally excited about people. We strive to cultivate connected workplaces where great ideas are born and rewarding careers are built.
EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state. There is no waiting period on our medical, dental and vision insurance plans so you are covered on day one, and the dental plan is free for employees. Our generous 401(k) retirement plan allows employees to start contributing to their plan after a month of service, and after 3 months of service, EKPC will automatically contribute 6% of b...ase wages AND match employee contributions up to 4%. Our competitive vacation and sick leave package starts day one to allow for flexibly and a healthy work-life balance. For more information on our plentiful benefits package visit our website at https://www.ekpc.coop/work-ekpc
EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled