Position Description

Mid-Level Construction Scheduling Engineer
Hiring Company 113 - Hoffman Construction Co Of Washington
State/Territory Washington
Employment Type Full time
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About Us

 

When you ask a Hoffman employee what stands out most about the company, across the board they say, “the people.” Hoffman provides employees with the freedom and independence to solve challenges without bureaucratic second-guessing, opportunities to build the most exciting projects and amazing benefits. We provide health insurance, paid time off, a generous retirement program and highly competitive pay. We take care of each other by offering free primary healthcare to our employees and their families through our dedicated healthcare clinics. We encourage team building and giving back through community events. Hoffman is an employee-owned company, giving our employee-owners a stake in the company’s long-term success.

 

Headquartered in the Northwest, Hoffman has been building some of the most exciting projects in the world for almost a century. We work in a wide range of markets; from urban high-rise towers and cultural projects such as museums and libraries; to advanced technology, industrial manufacturing facilities; water treatment plants; healthcare facilities and more. We have had the good fortune to build many of the region’s most significant and challenging projects, including the Portland International Airport, Space Needle Century Project, Oregon Convention Center, Seattle Central Library, MoPOP, Colman Dock, Washington Park Reservoir, Portland’s South Waterfront, Tillamook Creamery Visitors Center, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and many more.

 

Our people take pride in their work, support each other above all else, and drive our commitment to exceptional construction. Many of our employees have been here for 30+ years; people often join us straight out of college/apprenticeships and stay for their entire careers. We are looking for builders with a wide range of talent to join our team; could you be the next employee of Hoffman?

 

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS – Full-Time Mid-Level Construction Scheduling Engineer

Application review will take into account without limitation the following criteria: qualifications, education and experience specific to the job description/duties as well as prior experience with Hoffman Construction.

Must be able to pass the Hoffman Drug and Alcohol Test.

Hoffman is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Mid-Level Construction Scheduling Engineer will be responsible for creating, maintaining, and reporting of the construction schedule from project initiation through construction & commissioning. The Scheduler will work directly with the Schedule Manager, Project Superintendents, and Construction Managers to input status updates, incorporate changes & delays, and analyze project progress. At times, the scheduler will coordinate with project managers, project engineers, consultants, and other departments to collect schedule data.

 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Lead teams through the schedule development process from project initiation to closeout
  • Facilitate schedule meetings including phase planning, weekly work planning, and team schedule reviews
  • Build schedule detail based on construction drawings & models with input from the project team
  • Collect and input status updates
  • Attend progress meetings
  • Walk jobsites to verify progress
  • Identify changes to the project schedule
  • Notify teams of impacts to critical path activities
  • Ensure technical schedule integrity is maintained
  • Produce & distribute monthly & weekly schedules, forecasts, & reports
  • Manage Outlook distribution lists and standard form emails
  • Maintain project schedule documentation
  • Analyze schedule variances, apportion delays, and support closure of time disputes
  • Provides guidance, training, and mentoring to the project team on scheduling and schedule updates
  • Demonstrates commitment to a safe and injury & incident-free work environment

 

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Collaborative attitude with a focus on supporting the team, including Hoffman, Designers, Owners, and Subcontractors
  • Understands the sequencing of construction projects as well as CSA & MEP disciplines
  • Strong understanding of construction practices, procedures, and the methods of construction
  • Proficient general computer skills (typing, emails, etc)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Proficient in Primavera P6
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow procedures
  • Ability to recognize patterns and trends
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional organization and time management
  • Willingness to learn and master new software and concepts
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education background in materials and methods of construction. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or equivalent degree (4-year degree)
  • 6+ years’ experience in construction scheduling (Professional Certifications may be considered)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - PHYSICAL:

  • This job may be performed in the office or on the jobsite and requires frequent sitting, standing, walking, and computer use. Must be able to navigate the jobsite and is expected to be able to comply fully with all safety regulations in the office and jobsites. Must be able to transport oneself between multiple jobsites and offices.
  • Standing/Walking/Sitting: Workday is a combination of sitting/walking and standing.
  • Must be able to climb ladders/stairs
  • Hands/Arms: Constant use of hands/fingers for mouse/keyboard/computer use.
  • Sight: Visual acuity in near, mid and far-range vision. Color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, hand/eye coordination.
  • Hearing: Sufficient to hear conversational levels in person and over the telephone and radio; sufficient to hear alarms on equipment.
  • Speech: Sufficient to make oneself heard in person, speak in front of groups, and be understood over the telephone and radio.
  • Lift/Carry: Up to 40 pounds rarely.
  • Bending/Twisting: Minimal
  • Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling: Rarely

 

MENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Constant mental alertness, accuracy, and attention to detail required.
  • Must be able to work independently, make decisions, and follow through on all assignments.
  • Must use creativity, independent judgment, and organizational and problem-solving skills to determine best method to accomplish desired results.
  • Must be able to plan and organize work
  • Must possess strong mathematical skills, calculate proper dimensions of components, read/write/speak English, read blueprints, manuals, and communicate with coworkers.

 

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