Junior Scheduler (111)

| Hartford, CT, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 70,000-100,000 Annually
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Position Summary

PMA is currently seeking a project scheduler to oversee large complex transmission and distribution projects. The primary function is to manage integrated contractor and procurement schedules and to provide accurate and timely decision support information to the project manager and stakeholders, including the ability to study delays and recommend solutions, coordinate schedule and/or cost change, and support the evaluation of requested changes and claims.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop, update, & maintain project schedules in accordance with the client’s scheduling procedures. Coordinate the various responsible parties throughout engineering, procurement, and construction work.
  • Evaluate schedule progress and trends and provide improvement recommendations to project management and the internal management team.
  • Investigate all deviations from established schedule baselines, apprise and make recommendations to management on corrective actions or workarounds required to meet constituted objectives.
  • Update schedules weekly, perform analysis, and prepare reports for stakeholders.
  • Prepare and issue periodic status and critical item reports to project management that highlights significant program issues and potential delays to project milestones.
  • Understand the project and contract scope and evaluate the submitted contractor schedule's ability to meet milestones and deliverables.
  • Communicate schedule information to project management and stakeholders.
  • Facilitate periodic scheduled meetings when requested by the project manager.
  • Work with the project controls team to verify cost and schedule information.
  • Support the management of the program/project level schedules and coordinate work with the project team.
  • Ensure timely and collaborative communication with clients, including formal reporting and informal influencing.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, project management, or engineering is required unless the applicant has completed at least 6 years of relevant work experience.
  • 2+ years of related experience is required.
  • Hands-on, detailed scheduling experience with Oracle Primavera P6 is required.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Prior experience with risk analysis is preferred.
  • Prior experience in transmission and distribution project construction in highly dense population areas is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement best practices in schedule management is preferred.

Additional Requirements


Physical: Standing or sitting for long periods; must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times and spend extended hours in front of a computer screen.


Cognitive: Problem-solving, written, and verbal communication skills; computer and software skills; and ability to read and interpret text online or in printed form.


About PMA


At PMA, employee well-being is a daily priority. We offer a combination of workplace options that include a PMA office location; work-from-home; or a client site. Wherever we work, we openly share knowledge as we believe that collaboration with peers improves our work product and that pursuing subject matter expertise is a lifelong endeavor.


We are committed to a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We affirm and respect diverse backgrounds and opinions because we believe they yield the best solutions for our clients. We promote emotional intelligence and trust by nurturing these values within our new hires.


We encourage staff to develop rewarding, long-term careers at PMA, and we implement formal leadership development programs that help you attain your goals. At PMA, shared success is a core value. Every employee who contributes is recognized, celebrated, and rewarded. We look for self-driven candidates eager to assume responsibility and join a community of respect founded on collaboration and accountability, not titles. If you aim to transform the project management practice toward continuous improvement of project outcomes, the profession, and yourself, PMA looks forward to warmly welcoming you to our team.


We offer competitive pay and benefits, wellness programs for you and your family, and career development opportunities to advance your professional goals.


As a PMA professional, you will be empowered to make timely and effective decisions and significant daily contributions to complex facets of project delivery. Join a team that has achieved a world-class reputation in the construction industry and has been voted a “Best Place to Work.” 


PMA offers competitive wages and comprehensive benefits, including medical, prescription, dental, vision, time off with pay, 401(k) with company match, life, disability, and professional development reimbursement for qualifying employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. Qualified female and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.


EOE, including persons with disabilities and veterans.


VEVRAA federal contractor.


More Information on PMA Consultants
PMA Consultants operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI. PMA Consultants was founded in 1971. It has 338 total employees. To see all 22 open jobs at PMA Consultants, click here.
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