DuPont Lead Scheduler- Design & Construction in Orange, Texas

Lead Scheduler- Design & Construction (Job Number: 191488W-01)


The Dow Chemical Company's Global Project Controls Department has exciting and challenging opportunities for

a Project Scheduler located in Houston, TX. Our Project Scheduling Specialists provides comprehensive scheduling

services to support cost effective project execution.


  • Serves as Schedule Management subject matter expert.

  • Promotes discipline knowledge exchange and quality application through technical coaching.

  • Contributes to improvement of Schedule Management Work Process and leveraging of learning experiences.

  • Supports the implementation of Most Effective Technology (MET).

  • Develops schedule management plans for project plans for management and control.

  • Provides recommendations on cycle time reduction opportunities and techniques as applied to scheduling.

  • Develops conceptual schedules to evaluate various alternates or anticipated schedule challenges.

  • Develops and maintains comprehensive integrated master project schedules including Front-end Loading, Detail Design,

Procurement, Construction and Start-up/Commissioning Project Stages.

  • Maintains schedule during the project life cycle monitoring progress and incorporating modifications where changes in

the original scope occur or delays are encountered.

  • Utilizes project cost estimates to resource load project schedules and gain alignment with estimated scope of work and

the project schedule.

  • Performs staffing density checks or staffing limitation checks to validate schedule durations and ensures resourceleveling

supports the project strategy.

  • Leads project teams in forecasting schedule challenges and offers analyses and solutions to complete the project on


  • Performs critical path analysis to determine problem areas in regards to project schedule and resource overloads and

offers alternative courses of action to the project team.

  • Evaluates project deviations to assess schedule impact for proper decision making and recovery plans.

  • Works with cost management to gain alignment when forecasting schedule completion dates.

  • Applies established schedule management practices to ascertain critical schedule issues and recommend corrective


  • Defines comprehensive Schedule Management solutions for capital and expense projects.


Required Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years of project scheduling experience is required.

  • Prior experience with Primavera or equivalent scheduling software is required

  • Strong facilitation skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment/team is required.

  • Prior experience with large capital projects, design, and/or construction is required.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa

sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Chemical, Petrochemical, Oil and Gas or Energy industry experience is preferred.


  • Bachelors degree is required.

  • Construction Management or Industrial Engineering is preferred.


Primary Location: NA-United States-Texas-Orange

Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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