Cummings Electrical

  • Project Scheduler-Planner

    Job Locations
    US-TX-Fort Worth
  • Overview

    Please note that we are not accepting agency phone calls or referrals regarding vacancies with this position.


    This position plays a vital role in project scheduling responsibilities within our organization from project inception through successful delivery. The Project Scheduler-Planner is responsible for creating detailed project schedule plans and must have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. This position requires effective communication across different levels of management regarding possible risks and identify constructive actions within the schedule to ensure milestones and deadlines are met.


    • Work in a team environment with Project Managers, Superintendents, Engineers, Procurement Staff and other construction project staff to provide detailed planning and scheduling of projects from Pre-Construction to Construction.
    • Develop resource-loaded schedules, including list of activities, major milestones, critical approvals, long lead item procurement and other critical project deliverables to be scheduled and tracked for the projects.
    • Assist to set up tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realization of project contract requirements as scheduled.
    • Log project time-lines and maintain database of tasks and its status.
    • Develop schedule logic and constraints, realistic activity durations and available people resources.
    • Log all new information into database and provide scheduled reports for contract coordination and reporting purposes.
    • Interact with project staff and client to update schedule with procurement dates of material and equipment including but not limited to OFE.
    • Interact with project team, managers and superintendents to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
    • Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
    • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
    • Develop and update weekly short interval schedule working with superintendents and project engineers.
    • Support project management team to maintain timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.
    • Assist project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
    • Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
    • Interact with managers, operation leaders, supervisors and clients.
    • Attend Regular Meetings


    • 5 yrs project scheduling experience, large projects in excess of $40mil
    • preferred Primavera P6 software
    • Electrical Experience a Plus
    • Driven, Self-Motivated, Problem Solver
    • Proficient in MS Office Applications: Word, Excel, Project
    • Must possess a firm grasp on scheduling methodology


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