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Turner & Townsend Senior Scheduler - Data Center Construction in Omaha, Nebraska

Company Description

From the inception of a project through to completion and beyond, Turner & Townsend help to deliver the outcomes that matter through transformational programs covering the full spectrum of consultancy, project delivery and post-project operations.

With offices located globally, you're never far away from our services. Working from 113 offices in 46 countries, we make the difference to projects across the real estate ( , infrastructure ( and natural resources ( sectors worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Description

Turner & Townsend is seeking a Senior Construction Scheduler to work with our team and a leading technology client to manage Scheduling on a large-scale data center construction program.

The Scheduler should have experience working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to plan, develop and execute construction schedules for mission critical facilities. This includes new-builds and retrofits to existing /operating facilities.

The ideal candidate should have an excellent understanding of scheduling best practices, resource & cost loaded scheduling, overall construction project controls as well as the interpersonal skills to be able to work closely with the internal stakeholders of the project team on a daily basis.

The Scheduler will take responsibility for end to end service delivery and to act as key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met through the delivery of a value added service. To be successful in this role you must have great communication skills and be comfortable operating in a client-facing role.


  • Regular travel to construction site is expected.

  • Effectively work with Stakeholders, Clients, Contractors and Sub Contractors on a daily basis.

  • Develop and maintain a detailed construction program schedule using Primavera P6 and Tableau for multi-project environments.

  • Ensure that schedule related data from vendors, suppliers, engineering and construction contractors of actual projects is provided as feedback into the planning and scheduling systems.

  • Implement Project Planning & Scheduling strategy, plans and procedures, reflecting both Company and contractor roles, responsibilities and expectations.

  • Actively work with project managers, construction firms and subcontractor firms as necessary to maintain schedule integrity.

  • Provide interface and quality assurance to Project functional groups and contractors regarding the tracking and reporting of schedule performance.

  • Ability to coordinate & organize multiple sources of schedule inputs/performance data into a master schedule platform and deliver project/program status reports as required.

  • Prepare and update progress reports as required by the client, including the Integrated Planning / Scheduling contribution to the monthly project report and specific reports / presentations.

  • Produce high level and 1, 3, 6 month look ahead from P6 for reporting.

  • Perform probabilistic analysis on integrated schedules and contractor schedules.

  • Actively monitor and communicate any possible project issues that could delay the schedule.

  • Conduct the required project schedule analysis, critical path analysis and schedule risk analysis for the project as a whole.

  • Analyze deviations from the baseline in the Project Master schedule highlighting bottlenecks / delays and propose corrective actions, and highlight the overall schedule impact of any variance / change order.


  • Experience working in mission critical environments is preferred including commissioning activities.

  • Construction experience- i.e. “boots on the ground.” This is site-level construction experience who knows the construction process.

  • Understanding of best practice relating to the delivery of a construction program is required.

  • Extensive experience creating and managing large-scale construction schedules in Primavera P6.

  • A background in Project Controls is beneficial.

  • Familiarity with construction drawings, specifications and construction sequencing is required.

  • Being able to work independently is crucial.

  • Capable of producing detailed concept level schedules from limited project information. Identifying major phases through that timeline and be able to determine and discuss dependencies.

  • Working closely with various disciplines in project teams to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the schedules produced without compromising your independence as a scheduler so you are in a position to advise project management on issues requiring judgment.

  • Knowledge of system start-up sequences and major dependencies.

  • Able to convert data into Tableau reports and graphics.

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills are required.

  • BS Degree in Engineering or Business or related field; or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.

  • PSP certification by AACE in planning/scheduling is beneficial.

  • EIT certification Preferred.

Additional Information

On-site presence and requirements may change depending on our client's needs

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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