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Walbridge Project Controls - Scheduler / Sr. Scheduler - Construction in Detroit, Michigan


Scheduling Engineers develop and maintain detailed project schedules for large or complex projects, inclusive of design, procurement, construction, close-out, equipment installation, and commissioning activities. They must understand and apply terminology, concepts, and develop relationships with all stakeholders (owners, general, AE, subcontractors and suppliers). They monitor and document construction progress, create cost and resource-loaded schedules, analyze impacts and generate corrective actions to mitigate/avoid overruns. They must be able to customize project control systems to meet specific project requirements, and provide clear and concise analysis, including project indicators on a regular basis. Sr. Project Controls Engineers may also be responsible for leading, developing, and assessing others. They may also be asked to participate in training and instruction of Project Controls standards and practices.

We want you to join our team.

Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.

What we offer:

  • Career planning, development & growth

  • Outstanding training programs

    Why Walbridge:

  • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact

  • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for over 100 years

  • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices


The Scheduler / Senior Scheduler will monitor and document construction progress, identify, track and assist in resolution of construction issues/conflicts. They will monitor, review and report to the Project Manager and or clients, the schedule status of the project with regard to compliance to the construction contract specifications and other documents. Scheduler will create Cost and Resource Loaded scheduling, gather data, validate and incorporate it into the project schedule, analyze schedule impacts and recommend corrective action to be taken in order to mitigate/avoid cost and schedule overruns. They will also prepare clear and concise scheduling/update analysis reports, including project indicators on a regular basis.

  • Support corporate initiatives, accumulating historical performance data, for use in a realistic planning and forecasting of future projects.

  • Effectively interface and participate in difficult conversations with entire project team (Owner, General, AE, Subcontractors and Suppliers)

  • In addition to proven proficiency with Oracle Primavera and Microsoft Project, the Sr. Scheduler will be required to utilize other software tools to validate and interact with project scheduling tools (i.e., Excel, Adobe, Bluebeam, Synchro, Vico, NetPoint, etc.)

  • Collect, input, validate and analyze progress in the master schedule, using P6.

  • Assess that project objectives, both short and long term, are being met.

  • Incorporate detail fragments and other sequencing modifications as required.

  • Prepare and publish reports on a regular basis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management preferred; or equivalent professional training and experience with high school diploma.

  • Minimum of two years of related construction experience.

  • Must be a planner and know how to build.

  • Microsoft Office and Primavera scheduling software experience.

  • Proficient in cost, manpower and equipment resource loaded schedule.

  • Proficient in gathering, maintaining, reporting and analyzing schedule data.

  • Strong time management and communication skills.

  • Able to travel.

    Job Competencies:

  • Safety

  • Technical Skills

  • Risk Management / Change Management

  • Quality Control & ISO / Lean Understanding

  • Administration & Communication

  • Innovation & Technology

  • Cost Control

  • Leadership

EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity in the workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment.


Category Project Controls - Scheduling

Work LocationUS-MI-Detroit

ID 2021-1558