Project Scheduler

Company Name:  Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc.

Orlando, FL, US, 32809

Job Description: 



The Project Scheduler supports Project Management by providing detailed project schedules which support the entire project cycle from development to operations. The Project Scheduler is responsible for developing project templates in conjunction with the project team, including critical path analysis, alternate schedules, and implementing variables into schedule. The scheduler may have to maintain several schedules at any given time for various projects in various stages.  Supports ongoing projects by working with the project team on project status, identifying opportunities for improvement, delays and areas where additional concentration is required as well as supports the rest of the project team as needed including project set up in database software, cost control, change order tracking and reports.



  • Develop logically linked schedules from proposal documents, contract documents and estimate sheets.
  • Prior to project start, create and revise preliminary master schedules for project by detailing the sequence of all work to be performed.
  • Maintain master schedule for each project and identify and record the impact of work performed and not performed as scheduled. Evaluate actual progress and provide regular schedule updates.
  • Interface with Project Managers and Project Engineers to discuss impact of work and resolution of problems. 
  • Contribute to the development of working schedules for Estimating, prior to proposal date, which sufficiently illustrate the sequence of work activities and contract time.
  • Prepare and issue proposal and preliminary schedule.
  • Incorporate Resource and/or Cost Loading data into schedules as required.
  • Serve as technical advisor for the solution of difficult schedule problems.
  • Consult the appropriate project team members and estimating procedures as a means of ensuring that proper planning is completed prior to the commencement of work.
  • Assist Project Managers in creating schedule segments, monitor such schedules to determine impact on master schedule, and help in formulating actions to correct scheduling problems.
  • Provide information as needed on the content, modification, or presentation of project schedule.
  • Interface with various internal and external stakeholders on planning and scheduling related items and functions including reporting requirements, progress reporting, etc.
  • Identify scheduling software training needs among employees and provide training when necessary; remain current on the advancements in scheduling software.
  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing training skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity.
  • Provide support to project team in the areas of project planning and tracking 
  • Update project schedule status and overall project plan 
  • Gather and analyze data for project reviews and other meetings
  • Monitors and reports project performance against plan for all projects
  • Ensures adherence to company policies/requirements and advises management on needed action
  • Maintain records; prepare charts, graphs, tables, reports and other analyses as required
  • Participate as a team member on bid and proposal activity
  • Coordinate with project team and customers, under the direction of the Project Manager
  • Prepares customer communication as requested
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization



  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures reporting all unsafe activities to Management and/or Human Resources.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of 3rd parties.
  • Maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (BS) in Engineering, Construction Management or related field from four-year college or university; and Five (5) to Seven (7) years related experience and/or training in multiple project scheduling of major power generation projects. International business experience desirable. 
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of resource loading scheduling software for project management scheduling applications database, project management, spreadsheet and word processing software, electronic mail, graphics, technical diagrams, flow charts, etc. Proficiency needed in both Microsoft Project 2010 and Primavera P6.
  • Travel Requirements:  Up to 20 % travel required both domestically as well as internationally.



The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to stand and walk. Frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Hearing protection may be recommended and/or required in some areas.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando