Project Planner – Scheduler

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Project Planner/Scheduler

Job Overview

The Becht Industrial Group Project Planner/Scheduler is a crucial role within the project team.  The Project Planner/Scheduler works closely with superintendents, project managers, estimators, and field leadership to create, plan, schedule, monitor and control all aspects of project activity to provide transparency in the work.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Interfaces with other teams to provide scheduling data for items such as subcontract change requests, bid comparisons, new work item estimates and resolution of potential work schedule challenges.
  • Works closely with others to ensure proper hours are reporting at the start of projects.
  • Performs project reviews by comparing estimates and planned work to actual spend and outcomes.
  • Works with internal and external construction teams to manage weekly updates, including 3-week and 6-week look-ahead schedules
  • Advises and monitors critical pathways using advanced project management software such as Primavera P6
  • Independently and proactively gathers and assembles project data to convey the progress of project deliverables
  • Alerts project management team in the event of major deviations from the project schedule
  • Comply with all client and Becht Industrial Group safety procedures and requirements
  • Conduct work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Additional responsibilities as required


  • Must possess one of the following:
    • (a) 3+ years industry experience in construction, turnarounds, and craft supervision and (b) a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering, or
    • 5+ years field experience in construction, turnarounds, and craft supervision
  • Must possess advanced knowledge of mechanical and piping systems
  • Strong time management skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks on an ongoing basis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Relentless commitment to teamwork and client satisfaction
  • Proficiency with Primavera P6, MS Project Scheduler or similar scheduling software.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to select and apply resource monitoring and control techniques, such as scheduling, computer scheduling techniques, etc.
  • Must possess thorough understanding of process systems, structures and fabrication technology
  • Able to work in hazardous industrial environments, particularly refineries and chemical plants
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

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