27 days old

Sr Project Mgr Scheduler ICT - 90297861 - Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

We are seeking a highly driven, effective, and efficient individual who wants to impact a once in a generation program. Ideal candidates will have a successful track record and thrive on building teamwork amongst diverse groups of people and increasing transparency and communication with stakeholders.

Come be an integral part of the team that will deliver state-of-the-art, American made trainsets allowing our customers to travel more comfortably, safely, sustainably, reliably and with unprecedented reductions in greenhouse emissions.

Are you ready to join our team?

*This position is open to the following locations:Philadelphia, PA and Washington, DC

The Senior Project Manager - Scheduler will be a lead scheduler for an assigned workstream within the new trainset Implementation Program. Individuals in this role will develop and drive detailed project schedules used to align priorities, mitigate conflicts, predict outcomes and measure project performance. Lead Project Controls Specialists/Project Schedulers work under moderate supervision of a senior level Controls Practitioner or PMO Director and may matrix into a project or program team.

Key Responsibilities:
Collect project performance data and update project schedules in accordance with the ICT Program Standards.
Work with Project Managers and team to develop project schedules, maintain strict schedule baseline version controls utilizing schedule logs.
Integrate cost and schedule data as well as information for vendors and external entities to facilitate schedule and budget performance reporting and forecasting.
Assist in developing reporting mechanisms, dashboards and presentations about project performance indicators.
Assist Project Manager with maintenance and baseline reviews of project schedules in accordance with ICT Program requirements.
Assist Project or Program Manager in evaluation and assessment of identified project risks to enable project team with applicable data for development of risk mitigation plans and contingencies.
Supports the intake process of projects through the governance process by developing and maintaining automated project evaluation tools and workflows.
Supports the governance and project status review meetings.
Manages Controls data via EPPM, SharePoint or any other approved ICT Program systems and tools.
Adheres to Amtrak Enterprise Project Management methodology and Amtrak Project Scheduling Standards and Protocols.

Required Skills & Work Experience
Demonstrated project controls, scheduling skills (schedule development, management and reporting) & financial skills (budget management, financial reporting).
Experienced SharePoint, MS Office, MS Teams, Advanced Primavera P6 user.
Ability to drive efficiencies via strong project scheduling discipline.
Strong focus on collaboration, team building, and customer service.
Effectiveness working diplomatically across teams with varying objectives.
Strong oral and written communication skills across all levels.
Ability to organize and present project portfolio reports, proposals, and related portfolio information.
Ability to build strong relationships with Project Managers and SMEs to drive scheduling and estimating excellence at the project level.
Familiarity with DCMA, GAO, NDIA and AACE scheduling practices and protocols.
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience (6yr) relevant to Intermediate to Senior level project scheduling.
Must have work authorization in the United States.

Preferred skills & work experience
Knowledge of contracts and contract administration including its assessment and implementation at each phase of the project.
PMI-SP, PSP, EVM or PMP certification or ability to gain certification within 12 months of hire.
Good understanding of IT processes, Internal Business systems, safety systems and processes: OR
Heavy Equipment manufacturing and maintenance systems or mechanical engineering projects.

Requisition ID:66991
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania; District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Research & Strategy
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire. Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

POSTING NOTES: Research & Strategy|| Corporate Jobs



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-26

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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