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Planner/ Scheduler

Requisition ID: 262214 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Single 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Brownsville, TX 

Project Overview:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in energy, infrastructure, mining, and metals and nuclear, security and environmental. Today, our colleague's team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.  The Infrastructure Global Business Unit (GBU) is executing site civil and marine scopes of work associated with our scopes of work on the Energy GBU LNG projects. The candidate will serve as the Planner/ Scheduler on the upcoming Rio Grande LNG project. The work location is Brownsville, TX. This position is contingent upon project award. 


Position Summary: 

Performs schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, and recovery plan development activities.  Responsible for scheduling activities for large projects; or major projects with significant non-routine requirements; or discipline/project/proposal estimating or staff planning activities that require a high degree of technical skill and experience. Supports/performs project organizational and administrative activities. Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to planning and scheduling problems. Provides generally non-routine scheduling guidance to projects.



  • Leads overall planning & schedule development, analysis and reporting efforts for the project.
  • Responsible for understanding the complete project scope, project schedule objectives as well as supporting and maintaining a plan and schedule to accomplish the same.
  • Leads planning and coordinating schedule interfaces with the owner, vendors and subcontractors.
  • Leads the timely preparation and update of detailed execution schedules, resource utilization plans and progress tracking systems.
  • Supports the integration of all activity sequences & logics with the total project plan.
  • Supports accurate schedules, resource, quantities, progress, and performance reporting.
  • Continually monitors critical and near critical path work and communicates issues for mitigation.
  • Proactively assesses progress, completion forecasts and provides solutions to mitigate schedule delays or to optimize project completion.
  • Evaluates project progress against historical indicators and provides comparative analysis.
  • Leads the implementation of construction scheduling & progress metrics and monitoring systems.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Construction Management or related field with 5-7 years of project controls or cost related work experience i.e., commercial operations or prime contracts. In lieu of Bachelor’s degree 9-13 years of project controls or cost control experience.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of recent-complex site planning and scheduling experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on complex project controls issues.
  • Superior interpersonal skills, creative solution and problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated capability to schedule complex engineering and construction projects
  • Power technology, prior construction or engineering experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Recent advanced level working knowledge of Primavera, Excel, Access, and Word



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.