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General Electric Lead Project Scheduler (Potential Vacancy) in Taipei, Taiwan

Job Description Summary

Job Description Summary

The Lead Project Scheduler ensures correct issuance of the baseline Master Time Schedules (MTS) at Project Start-up, and to provide all status updates, forecasting, progress measurement, reporting, and analysis through Project Execution.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Works closely with the Tender Planner to understand all tender assumptions in developing the MTS, including any commercial and contractual requirements necessary for claims, payments, subcontracts, orders, etc.

  • Develops the MTS as the integrated EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) project control schedule, based on contract scope requirements, in co-operation with all involved scope owner parties, to establish optimal work sequences

  • Ensures that the contractual and key internal milestones are appropriately shown in the MTS, including payment and revenue milestones, client interfaces, design freeze, document turnover (DTO), civil turnover to erection (CTO), material handover (MHO) and system turnover packages (TOP)

  • Obtains the internal and external participants commitment on a common Target Schedule and secures the MTS frozen Acceptance Certificate signed by all relevant participants

  • Updates the MTS and prepares all Project Planning Reporting on a monthly/weekly basis, highlighting critical areas to the Project Director and Project Team. Prepares the Project Reviews and other input for Senior Management, the Project Management Office, and QEHS

  • Develops, updates, and delivers the Client Schedule and Client Monthly Report

  • Participates in Client meetings on planning, scheduling, and progress matters

  • Implements internal and external Planning reporting procedures, and ensures that the project team, partners, and customer, understand and adhere to their reporting requirements

  • Implements a harmonized Progress Reporting System to provide the Owner, Project Team, and Senior Management, accurate progress status and forecasts

  • Ensures timely and accurate schedule forecasting, and identifies schedule risk and opportunities. Advises the project team, and works closely with them to develop corrective action plans

  • Proactively manages internal and external project activities by closely monitoring the critical paths and the project float

  • Oversees and works closely with all participating Planners (Site Planner, Thermal Products, Consortium Partner) to monitor and consolidate their scopes, progress, and status into the MTS, and manages any interfaces issue that may arise.

  • Regularly reviews and monitors project progress by checking the Plant- PDM, supplier monitoring reports, transport arrival on site, site progress for civil, erection and commissioning, and the participant’s progress.

  • Ensures quality of the schedule for coding in line with Business and Sector procedures.

  • Supports all claim preparation with detailed schedules and analysis to substantiate the case.

  • Provides the monthly forecast and achievement of all Payment milestones.

  • Provides the monthly forecast and achievement of IFRS milestones to the Project Controller, for revenue recognition.

  • Supervises, supports and coaches the supporting Project Planners.

  • Leads Project Planning meetings in the home offices or at site as required.

  • Provides practical feedback to improve the Standard MTS.

  • Coordinates all scope owners towards an agreed MTS in line with contract requirements.

  • Establishes and conducts progress monitoring meetings with all project participants.

  • Coordinates the Project Consortium Planning Team, Site Scheduler, and Construction and Thermal Products Planners.

  • Participates in all negotiations affecting the MTS and Contract Schedule.

  • Represents the project toward the Customer on planning matters.

Required Qualifications

  • Certified Engineer or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering;

  • Minimum 7 years hands-on experience with Primavera Project Planner and similar software;

  • Planning experience of at least 3 fully executed projects including significant site presence;

  • Ability to converse in Chinese language.

Desired Characteristics

  • Extensive knowledge of Power Plant principles and complex projects experience

  • Strong ability in the use of spreadsheet, database and presentation software

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating skills

  • Resource management and coaching skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

At GE, we are always searching for great talent. While we might not have a specific job for you today, we want to know about you when we do. As actual openings become available, you may be contacted to discuss a potential opportunity.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No