Senior Scheduler

The Senior Scheduler provides manufacturing operations with a plan that maximizes efficiency, resources, and capacity. Plans and coordinates production schedules. Being a Senior Scheduler typically requires a bachelor’s degree. Achieves on time delivery within an established budget. In addition, Senior Scheduler typically reports to a manager. Being a Senior Scheduler contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Senior Scheduler typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.

Senior Scheduler Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Scheduler to join our team.


  • May assist in leading junior staff through assignment tasks;
  • Reviews purchase orders and subcontract schedule status and provides management with input on subcontract performance;
  • Familiar with basic cost analysis and forecasting as it relates to planning and scheduling;
  • Responsible for assembling data for schedule updating;
  • Familiar with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms;
  • Conducts or assists in performance measurement and associated schedule trends;
  • Provides analysis of schedule data to identify key project issues;
  • Assists in procedure development and implementation;
  • Updates and produces scheduling management reports;
  • Able to resource load schedule and perform remedial schedule risk analysis;
  • Supports the development of plans and schedules for proposals;
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of WBS and helps insure that project coding is effectively used for all cornerstone applications;
  • Assists in tracking corrective actions;
  • Able to use drawings and specifications for schedule development;
  • Assumes responsibility for some elements of baseline schedule and associated maintenance.


  • Experience in schedule preparation, schedule integration, and schedule analysis;
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint);
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current industry CPM Scheduling software packages, such as Primavera P6 Professional and Microsoft Project;
  • Background knowledge of the civil engineering and construction industry;
  • Experience in effectively reporting and communicating schedule variances and recommendations to wider project team;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline;
  • EVM analysis experience;
  • 6+ years of experience;
  • Experience on major urban light rail transit, highway and bridge projects;
  • Able to travel as required for project work;
  • Experience in preparing high level project reports and documentation.