Senior Engineering P6 Scheduler, Poland Nuclear

Requisition ID: 273819 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Reston, VA 

Project Overview:

For over 70 years, Bechtel has been at the forefront of nuclear innovation delivering clean, reliable energy worldwide on over 150 nuclear power plants, adding more than 74,000 megawatts of nuclear generation capacity to the world. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


Bechtel and Westinghouse Electric Company have partnered to deliver the first AP1000 nuclear power reactors in Poland for our customer, the Polish Entity Polskie Elektrownie Jadrowe (PEJ). Bechtel will be the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contractor for the project. As the EPC, our responsibilities will include providing the design for the Turbine Island and Balance of Plant as well as the construction of the entire facility.


This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity, and we are looking for the talent that will help expand Poland’s nuclear base and build a strong and long-lasting energy future for generations to come.


We invite you to join our team for this very interesting opportunity!


Position Summary:

The Senior Engineering Planner Scheduler will perform engineering planning and scheduling analysis and control activities related to the EPC phase of the project including:

  • Schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery planning
  • Progress reporting and analysis including P6 quality metrics.
  • Support planning studies, forecasts, problem solving exercises.

This role is located in our Reston, Virginia office and relocation is required to the area if not local.



  • Performs schedule data analysis, identifies problems, and assists with recommendations.
  • Plans and supports the effort to establish milestones for total project or major portions of the project.
  • Reviews project work activities to ensure support of project milestones.
  • Performs schedule resource loading and leveling.
  • Develops, updates, and reports bulk commodity release and installation curves.
  • Maintains open communications with other organizations to support schedule maintenance and reporting.
  • Identifies, communicates, and works to resolve schedule restraints.
  • Monitors and reports critical path and schedule performance.
  • Performs schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities.
  • Identifies alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.
  • Prepares schedule recovery plans.
  • Ascertains that the correct scope of work and the project execution plan are reflected on all schedules.
  • Integrates interdisciplinary schedule requirements and constraints to establish logical work sequences for assigned disciplines or specialties.
  • Works with the performing organizations to coordinate work sequences with the total project plan.
  • Establishes and implements methods for determining activity durations within assigned disciplines or specialties.
  • Develops quantity release or installation curves for assigned disciplines or specialties.
  • Reviews and evaluates quantity records to ensure total quantities are represented for a particular discipline or specialty.
  • Develops required job hour expenditure for assigned disciplines or specialties.
  • Assists in determining leveling decisions.
  • Performs quantity, personnel, and cost resource loading for assigned schedules.
  • Performs performance monitoring and control functions.
  • Assists cost engineer in reviewing cost and job hour information. Coordinates schedule trends.
  • Analyzes schedule data and identifies and acquires the information needed to complete work logics to interface between assigned disciplines or specialties.
  • Determines critical-path activities for assigned discipline or specialties and identifies significant activities supporting interdisciplinary requirements.
  • Identifies critical path for discipline or specialty work activities.
  • Develops and monitors detailed and summary level engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning schedules.
  • Monitors schedule deviation for assigned disciplines or specialties including subcontractor submittals and recommends corrective action/workaround solutions for project considerations.
  • Develops and writes the schedule commentary that appears in the monthly progress and similar reports.
  • Identifies and reports activities that have a critical or potential impact on the schedule.
  • Provides analysis and recommendations to the project.
  • Conducts regular schedule status review meetings and updates the project schedule.
  • Supports schedule input to management presentations and reporting.


Skills and Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must possess at least a bachelors’ (BS/BA) degree from an accredited university and at least 6 years of professional experience, or in lieu of a degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 12 years of professional experience.
  • Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check including verification of employment, education, and travel.
  • Must be able to obtain site security badge for access to work site.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in preparing, monitoring, and reporting schedule information in engineering, procurement and construction environments.
  • Knowledge in the use of computers for executing work processes.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.
  • Advanced proficiency in using PC operating systems and Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated advanced capability level with Primavera (P6) and experience in its application on complex engineering and construction projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, perform, review, and present planning and scheduling products. This includes preparation of the products independently with minimal supervision using a high level of professional judgment and knowledge related to technical planning and scheduling skills and engineering design and construction practices.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and objectives.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior nuclear power plant development, permitting, engineering, procurement and construction experience.
  • Proficiency in using Compass, Power BI, Synchro 4D and Acumen Fuse software currently in use by Bechtel.


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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.