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Construction Project Scheduling Manager : Job Profile

Employer: New York Dormitory Authority
Job Title: Construction Project Scheduling Manager
Job Location: New York , New York , United States
Job Description:
The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York provides financing and construction services to public and private universities, not-for-profit healthcare facilities, and other institutions which serve the greater public good.

We currently have an opportunity for a Project Scheduling Manager to work at our NYC office. The Project Scheduling Manager oversees the day to day activities of the project scheduling function, and works with Authority staff, contractors and professional service providers (architects, term consultants and construction management firms) to ensure that the Authority's construction project schedules are realistic, accurate, up-to-date and correctly reflect the progress of each construction project.

Please note that weekly travel is required.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Provide and/or oversee critical path method scheduling services for DASNY construction projects.
- Perform and/or oversee monthly schedule integrity analysis to ensure that the Authority's schedules meet program requirements.
- Coordinate with project teams and external consultants as needed to analyze the cause and extent of delays and assist in the development of recovery schedules to mitigate the impact of such delays.
- Oversee and assist in forensic schedule analysis and litigation support.
- Oversee the activities of outside consultants including negotiation of level of effort and pricing for each assignment, as well as review and processing of payments.
- Develop and implement the Authority's construction scheduling system and configure and implement associated construction scheduling software.
- Develop the policy, procedure, and instructions for the proper use of the Authority's scheduling systems and related technology products and manage EPPM scheduling training programs for staff.
- Manage help desk support for users of scheduling systems and other technology products.

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, which includes:

- Choice of several health insurance plans
- Dental & vision insurance
- Membership in the NYS Retirement System
- Deferred Compensation Investment Plan
- 13 vacation days per year
- 13 sick days per year
- 5 days of personal leave per year
- 12 paid holidays per year
- Tuition reimbursement
- Training & development opportunities

If you feel that your knowledge & experience would be a good match for a Project Scheduling Manager position, please apply by sending your resume to:

Stacey Abrams
Human Resources
Dormitory Authority - State of New York
515 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
Fax: (518) 257-3550

All offers will be contingent upon a thorough & in depth background check and submission of documents validating educational, professional and work credentials.

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree plus five years capital construction projects scheduling experience including knowledge of and five years experience working with construction project scheduling applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Construction Technology, Engineering or Architecture plus seven or more years capital construction projects scheduling experience.
- Knowledge of and seven or more years experience working with the Primavera suite of construction applications including scheduling applications (Suretrack, P3, P6).
- Experience with and working knowledge of the construction process including the pre-design, design, bid, construction and closeout phases, as well as the review and analysis of change orders, schedules, claims and litigation support.
- Experience with public sector bonding, estimating, bidding, contracting, contract formation, delays and dispute resolution. Knowledge of cost and resource loaded scheduling and earned value methodologies.
- Experience implementing and training end users on software applications.

All Applicants must also have:

- Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills.
- Comprehensive knowledge of construction costs and cost estimating.
- Knowledge of the building construction and contracting process.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
- Proficiency in PC applications such as Outlook, Excel, Word and Access.
Company Description: The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York provides financing and construction services to public and private universities, not for profit healthcare facilities, and other institutions that serve the public good.