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Project Scheduling Manager

Project Management, Project Control
Job Ref 11878
Houston, United States
Job Type:
Planning / Scheduling

Job Details

A JAB Recruitment client is seeking a Project Scheduling Manager to add to their Houston based team. This is an onsite position, located near Greenway Plaza. 

Please Note:

  • No C2C
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without restrictions for any employer indefinitely without present or future sponsorship needs. 
  • No relocation offered
  • Onsite, Houston, Texas

Primary purpose:

In this role, you will work with the project team to prepare schedule data for proposals or tracking and executing schedules for active projects in progress. You will apply established unit job hour and pricing data, perform schedule integrations, prepare work logic, identify restraints and potential impacts, develop recovery plans, and evaluate subcontractor schedules for improvements. You will be instrumental in ensuring projects stay on track and on time.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepares and manages schedule data for project development and execution, and business development efforts.
  • Establishes and maintains the schedule for a specific discipline area or specialty
  • Performs schedule development duties to include establishing the work breakdown structure (WBS), determining the work activity duration, establishing the proper workflow logic ties, and developing the required job expenditure
  • Performs schedule monitoring, including identifying critical activities and updating functions for specific applications, disciplines, or specialties
  • Assists with maintenance of critical path schedule reports and schedule performance metrics
  • Performs schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities
  • Monitors and validates project schedules and provides critical activities assessments as required by the project team
  • Assists with schedule recovery plans while working with project execution teams



Minimum requirements:



  • Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) from an accredited institution in Business, Engineering or related discipline or nine to fifteen (9-15) years of industry experience equivalent to education.


Experience/Specific Knowledge:

  • Five to Eight (5-8) years of relevant work experience
  • Strong proficiency level in MS Office applications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.


Certifications, Licenses & Registrations:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers (for travel).


Competencies, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong organizational/time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Speak clearly, both in person and by telephone, using a high level of verbal skills and listen carefully.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Proven management and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to successfully complete multiple issues under strict deadlines and willingness to delegate to and mentor employees.
  • Strong proficiency level in MS Office applications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism.
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from management, adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
  • Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize daily work.
  • Must be able to perform all essential and marginal functions of the job.
  • Job level commensurate with experience and skill sets; position will be filled depending on qualifications, experience and skill sets of the successful candidate. 


Physical Demands:

All of the physical requirements listed below are those that may be necessary for 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.

  • Sitting; standing; walking or moving throughout facility; driving; talking; seeing (specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus); hearing; feeling; bending or stooping; squatting or crouching; reaching; kneeling; pushing; pulling; lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Minimal safety hazards; general office working conditions.
  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to type, touch, handle, or feel.  The employee is required to talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk and climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Working Conditions:

  •  Required to carry a cell phone and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.
  • The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, including credit report for certain positions, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.


Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Yes



Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:

  •  Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Business, Engineering or a related discipline.


Other responsibilities:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  This position may perform other duties as assigned.

Compensation: Compensation ranges are provided in good faith based on what we anticipate when researching wages for this position at the state and national levels.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

JAB Recruitment complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. JAB Recruitment does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, or other status protected by law.


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