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Construction Project Controls Scheduler

Martinez, CA · Construction/Facilities

30-year-old Capital Construction Project Management and Project Controls Consulting Firm is searching for Construction Project Controls Scheduler with Primavera P6 training and/or knowledge for an on-site role in the Martinez area. New Grads welcome 


For over 30 years, this organization has been an industry leader providing Project Management Solutions to their clients on their Capital Construction Projects. Focusing in the Utilities, Oil, Gas, Water, transportation and other Large Construction Projects, their Project Controls Professionals have worked on some of the largest Capital Construction Projects throughout the US.  


Construction Project Scheduler is responsible for supporting the planning, scheduling, and tracking of capital projects.  

This role is critical in ensuring that capital projects are delivered on time, within budget, and in alignment with both internal standards and external regulatory requirements. The Scheduler will help develop and maintain project schedules, working closely with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to facilitate the efficient execution of refinery projects.  


  • Assist in developing and maintaining detailed project schedules, incorporating all project phases and activities.  

  • Support the tracking of project progress against established timelines, identifying any deviations or risks to project delivery.  

  • Collaborate with project teams to gather status updates and reflect actual progress in project schedules.  

  • Contribute to the identification and assessment of schedule impacts resulting from changes in project scope, deliverables, or resource availability.  

  • Participate in the preparation of schedule reports and dashboards for project teams and senior management.  

  • Schedule Development and Maintenance: Assist in the creation of project schedules using project management software (e.g., Primavera P6, MS Project). Ensure schedules are accurately updated to reflect current project status and forecasts.  

  • Load and maintain resources within the schedule.  

  • Performs QA/QC on contractors’ schedule submittals for conformance with contract scope and terms.  

  • Evaluates critical and near critical path activity sequences.  

  • Identifies schedule changes and trends.  

  • Progress Tracking: Monitor project progress, updating schedules to reflect actual work completed and forecasted completion dates.  

  • Work with project managers to resolve scheduling conflicts or bottlenecks.  

  • Generate regular and ad hoc reports on project schedule status, highlighting variances between planned and actual progress. Support the analysis of project schedule risks and delays.  

  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment between the project schedule and project execution plans.  

  • Contribute to the development of scheduling standards, processes, and best practices to enhance project delivery efficiency.  



Bachelor’s degree preferred in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.  

Knowledge or training in Primavera P6 

0-2 years of experience in construction project scheduling or project controls 

Understanding of construction project management principles and practices.  

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.  

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment. 


The job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and that other duties may be assigned. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. SmartHire is not legally responsible for any change of job-holder's responsibilities or activities, by our clients, that differ from this job description.   

SmartHire, Inc. offers Contingency Search, Retained Search, Recruitment Process Outsourcing RPO and On-Demand Hourly recruiting.

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