The Program Scheduler within the Division of Contract Management is responsible to perform all aspects of schedule control functions including review and analysis of general contractor recovery schedules, time impact analysis, time extension requests and delay claims in accordance with New Jersey Schools Development Authority contract documents. The Program Scheduler is responsible to work with project teams towards completion of projects on schedule, and within approved funding. Residency in New Jersey is a requirement for consideration for this position in accordance with the New Jersey First Act.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide guidance in pre-construction scheduling conference related to scheduling methodology, work breakdown structure, coding, activity durations, constraints, cost assignments/approved schedule of values, etc.
Review and perform independent analysis of Contract Management assessment of general contractor resource/role/cost loaded, baseline schedule, monthly multiple project schedule updates and recovery schedules.
Perform independent review and analysis of general contractor and or consultant request for construction contract time extensions due to construction change orders, any delays and bulletins and evaluate/assess value of impact in calendar days to contractual milestones/project schedule. This independent review and analysis of General Contractor submission includes review of Contract Management assessment of the validity/value of construction time extension.
Prepare and submit report of independent assessment of General Contractor construction time extension request to Director, Contract Management and issue release of assessed time (if applicable).
Participate in negotiation of construction time extensions and delays for fair and reasonable resolution.
Review NJSDA schedules with project teams and perform necessary adjustments and changes.
Strong analytical and negotiation skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively.
Demonstrated ability to influence others and negotiate schedules.
Knowledge of construction means and methods.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, other relevant software.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelors’ degree in engineering, architecture, construction or a related field.
Five years experience with all aspects of Critical Path Method scheduling and its application, etc. including Primavera project planner P3, P5 and primavera expedition.
Experience in interpreting of contract plans for scope of work, phasing, and contractual milestones.
ABOUT THE SDA The New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) is responsible for the delivery of high-quality educational facilities that best meet the needs of the students of the State of New Jersey. While providing efficiently designed facilities that enhance the academic environment, SDA promotes fiscal responsibility in the management of taxpayers’ resources. The SDA manages the design an...d construction of school facilities projects in New Jersey’s 32 SDA Districts. The SDA is responsible for financing 100% of the costs in SDA Districts. The SDA also provides grants of at least 40 percent of the eligible costs to New Jersey’s Regular Operating Districts. The SDA has completed more than 750 projects in SDA Districts including new schools, extensive additions, renovations and/or rehabilitations and other facilities projects. It has also completed 26 major projects and executed thousands of grants in New Jersey’s Regular Operating Districts.EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESEmployment with the New Jersey Schools Development Authority offers a rewarding and challenging opportunity to individuals interested in furthering the mission of building state-of-the-art schools for New Jerseys children. Please submit your cover letter and resumes to email@example.com