Scheduler in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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    Columbia, SC
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Job Description

Job ID: 29784BR

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for three (3) Advanced Project Schedulers at our Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Develop and integrate all Work Management Schedules at Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility. The Scheduler has the role of development and implementation of CFFF Long Range Schedule, Base Line Schedule, Work Week Schedules and Outage Schedules. Create and status the CFFF integrated schedule and assist in critical issue resolution for scheduling of all preventive and corrective maintenance activities as well as field implementation activities for projects.
  • Primary Scheduling Role. Apply P6 programming tools and techniques to plan work such that inefficiencies are reduced and overall plant monitoring and performance is optimized. Primary tasks are associated with integrating multiple P6 schedules used for plant maintenance and producing 3-4 month look ahead views for plant coordination, planning and execution.
  • Integrated Scheduling Communications. Promote teamwork and effective communication, which includes maintenance and dissemination of schedule metrics to ensure team, customer(s), and all stakeholders are kept informed of plant production status.
  • Integrated Schedule Development. Conduct external teaming with maintenance, operations and engineering regarding work week activities, project planning and status reviews. Resolve problems and expedite chronic or critical deliverables, interfacing as necessary with functional departments (e.g.; operations, maintenance, engineering). Coordinate, summarize and report all schedule information relative to the status and performance of both projects and maintenance activities.
  • Task Closure/Lessons Learned. Perform and communicate final schedule quality assessment. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement and lessons learned for future work.
  • Risk Management. Support Work Week Managers to ensure integrated assessment for scheduled risks. Assist Work Week Managers regarding identification, assessing, analyzing schedule risk impact and risk handling actions. Monitors and assesses schedules in Work Management to assure immediate risk corrective actions are taken, while taking corrective action when negative or chronic trends are exposed.
  • Business Model Integration. Command an integrative working understanding of production planning, maintenance programs and project development and implementation processes at CFFF, such that competing demands for resources are identified and understood.

Minimum Requirements:

Who You Are:

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, science, engineering or equivalency is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years, typically 10 or more years, of directly transferable experience in scheduling positions in advanced planning/scheduling techniques, applicable software applications and strategy development within engineering, construction or operational environments.
  • Primavera P6 Professional strongly preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of Primavera capability, functions, control settings and scheduling techniques/reporting. Working knowledge of: Work Management processes and schedule development and implementation techniques.
  • The individual in this position must work independently with minimal direction and supervision to assess very complex, integrated project schedules and implementation aspects related to the scheduling function.
  • Internal to the organization, the individual must evaluate the strategic needs of the business relative to resource planning and develop plans to address those needs.
  • Recommend and resolve logic conflicts based on relationships to other work tasks and technical requirements.
  • Must be able to act quickly to allow for inclusion of new work requirements.
  • A high degree of risk recognition, creativity, resourcefulness, ingenuity and persuasiveness is required to gain consensus on strategic direction related to planning/scheduling tools and operations.
  • Must effectively act as the catalyst to resolve diverse concerns/objectives and competing priorities within the business segment. Objectively participate in critique/lessons learned programs.
  • Must possess a facilitating, collaborative, teaming approach to solving problems.
  • The individual should process and find solutions from the lowest appropriate level perspective, approach, and orientation to removing organizational and technical barriers/constraints to Work Management processes, projects, plans, etc.


"Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety & Quality First

  • Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity

  • Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally

  • Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership

  • Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees

  • Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting link

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