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PDS Tech Inc Production Planner in Annapolis, Maryland

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Production Planner, in Annapolis, MD.


  • Help develop and maintain Work Breakdown and Project Coding Structures for control and integrity of work defined by the contract.

  • Create project schedules for standard projects and large complex programs, taking all customer requirements and available resources into consideration during development

  • Assist with developing and maintaining an integrated engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) resource loaded schedule to help forecast resources for leaders.

  • Work with the B/D teams to create and submit ROM schedules for proposal efforts.

  • Develop schedules that are cost loaded to better predict cash flow and stream line billings

  • Perform what-if schedule scenarios, advanced schedule analysis, and variance analysis reports.

  • Analyze variances in schedule performance against the plan, and communicate the reasons for the issuance of variances to Project/Program Manager.

  • Analyze schedules, review delays, and propose schedule recovery alternatives if needed

  • Assist with Time Impact Analysis submission process.

  • Assist with developing and maintaining the project schedule and progress including design, procurement, construction, commissioning, and testing.

  • Facilitate and participate in the internal and external schedule review meetings.

  • Work in collaboration with project teams to develop consistency of the project scheduling approach and to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting. Responsible for troubleshooting and monitoring potential scheduling problems

  • Defining and implementing schedule software (Primavera P6) management processes and procedures.

  • Provide support as needed for any schedule analysis and report.

  • Participate in Change Order processes to review impacts as well as make necessary adjustments to scheduling data for new/changing scope.

  • Communicates with management and personnel from across the division. Serves as an "expert on call" and prime contact to management on matters relating to the schedule discipline.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Competencies & Behaviors

  • Help Others Succeed

  • Think Big

  • Take Action

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, System Engineering, or related discipline. In the absence of a degree,

  • HS Diploma/GED plus six years of related experience in project scheduling

  • Scheduling: 5 years P6


  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner

  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors

  • 5 -7 years scheduling experience with a minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role.

  • Prove organizational, project management and leadership skills.

  • Working knowledge of ERP system for planning purposes.

  • Above average math, writing, reading and good communication skills.

  • Strategic thinker, strong analytical skills.

  • Construction background (Preferred) Safety Requirement

  • Fulfill all Environmental, Safety & Health requirements and act in a safe and environmentally responsible manner at all times.

  • This includes, following all ES&H policies and procedures, acting on unsafe conditions and aiding Leadership in the attainment of ES&H initiatives and continuous improvement efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.