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Scheduler / Cost Analyst

Concord, CA 94518

Posted: 04/19/24 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Number: EB-1693073323

Job Description


This position coordinates project controls and activities, planning and scheduling, cost estimating and monitoring, and quality review for projects. The Workgroup Lead organizes, implements, and monitors all aspects of established safety and security policies, procedures, and programs to mitigate risk. Defines project controls objectives, including performance, cost, and schedule objectives. Develops, tracks, and maintains project schedule(s), and schedules performance on active projects. This position works with the project leader to develop budgets for all projects, monitors progress and reports to client and external stakeholders on the progress and forecast of the project. The Workgroup Lead spearheads change management to quantify scope changes and performance impacts.


Assists Project Controls Supervisor to manage the work of project controls personnel, such as specialists, coordinators, engineers, and schedulers.

Delegates the needs for projects, and makes sure assignments are executed by the appropriate personnel.

Provides guidance and consultation for Project Managers.

Communicates project goals and objectives.

Consults with, assists, and advises Engineering, Project, and Sales Department management on matters involving costs or cost estimates on proposed sales, new developments, or active projects.

Develops project accounting structure and ensures project personnel correctly assign costs to allocated structure.

Develops and analyzes project budgets.

Identifies and solves problems as they come up.

Evaluates alternative problem solutions.

Provides means and methods to improve project profitability.

Develops, maintains, and provides project profitability reports.

Prepares preliminary schedules for inclusion in proposals and studies.

Evaluates technical and management proposals for work accomplishment.

Measures results against the plan (cost, schedule, and performance), and communicates results to others.

Attends project progress meetings; and identifies, develops, and provides detailed internal and external reports on progress made.

Ensures that a project is completed on time and within budget.


A thorough knowledge of earned value management methodology

Intermediate to advanced Excel skills

Microsoft Access skills preferred

Must have strong communication skills

Must work well in a team environment

Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal direct supervision

Experience working in the oil and gas industry preferred

Primavera (P6) skills are preferred

Able to mentor and train junior staff

Willingness and ability to travel on short duration assignments

Applicants must be able to obtain a TWIC card.


Bachelor’s in Engineering or Construction Management, preferred

8 to 25 years’ experience in Project Management or Project Controls, required

Certified Professional Project Manager certificate a plus


Able to sit/stand, type, and perform computer work for long periods of time.

Frequent use of hands/fingers for computer entry and answering phones.

Able to perform occasional bending, lifting, and reaching.

Must be able to lift 15 lbs if necessary.

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