Parsons Corporation Principal Scheduler in Yanbu, United States

Principal Scheduler


Yanbu, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

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Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide

Position Overview:

  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, progress forecasting and project coordination. Performs a major role reporting contractual responsibilities of Client’s Contractors planning, scheduling and progress performance.

  • Monitors, and advises Projects Department management in planning, scheduling and reporting matters – collecting, evaluating and forecasting data as requested.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and monitors project schedules, depicts the sequence of events, dependencies, and interfaces with other projects to clearly illustrate the strategy of the program to meet the requirements of the projects department responsibility assignment matrix (RAM).

  • Develops major milestone activities from the project schedules or projects department RAM to monitor the operation of the work and the inter-relationship with milestones for design, engineering, and procurement.

  • Develops and monitors pre-award schedules and assists in “RFP” review and bid evaluations as required. Coordinates major milestone activities and established “major contract events” for incorporation in the RFP special conditions and pre-award reports.

  • Reviews, analyzes and recommends approval or disapproval disposition of contractors detailed schedules, including manpower loading.

  • Summarizes approved contractor detailed schedules for incorporation in the projects department RAM, utilizing established procedures.

  • Analyzes inputs and identifies areas where requirements are not being met, bringing any scheduling problems to the attention of project section manager with proposed solutions. Identifies potential contract changes and develops appropriate logic schedules.

  • Develops trends and forecasts design contract progress, relative to major milestone activities, and provides input to quarterly progress reports.

  • Utilizing information from the projects department RAM and contractor submittals prepares scheduling presentation materials as required by the project section manager.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering or business discipline and six to eight years of experience in a projects-oriented environment. Experience with planning and scheduling of project activities particularly using computer-based scheduling software such as Microsoft Projects, Primavera (Oracle’s Project Management Application) or similar programs is required.

  • Proficiency in the use of standard Microsoft Office products, including Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.

  • The ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English is required.

  • Experience of working in foreign countries, especially in the Middle East is an important criterion.

  • Should also be able to function effectively with colleagues and subordinates of multiple ethnicity and cultural backgrounds.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.