AECOM Scheduler, Project Controls in Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147318BR

Position Title Scheduler, Project Controls

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Massachusetts

City Boston

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

The Program Management/Construction Management (PM/CM) Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Scheduler for immediate employment in the Boston, MA office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in scheduling, planning and risk management.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Create, maintain and review project schedules in Primavera P6

  • Analyze schedule and time impact submissions by contractors

  • Identify and investigate the root causes of schedule delays and variances

  • Gather and assemble data for updating schedules and progress reporting

  • May participate in planning and scheduling meetings to gain insight to planning and scheduling issues

  • Develop and maintain WBS

  • Assemble data for schedule revisions and network updating

  • Gather data for schedule baseline development and maintenance

  • Support monthly report reviews submitted by contractors

  • Facilitate schedule workshops

  • Interface with Risk Assessment tasks, identifying schedule uncertainties and developing preliminary risk registers from interviews with Subject Matter Experts

  • Coordinate schedule development and/or risk assessment tasks; being the point of contact for staff from various areas

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or similar discipline

  • 4+ years of experience using any scheduling software working on engineering, procurement and construction projects

  • Demonstrated skills in identifying, analyzing and solving problems with full comprehension of cost and resource loaded schedules

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to use drawings and specifications for schedule development

  • Ability to develop Critical Path Method (CPM) logic for elements of the engineering, procurement and construction process

  • Familiarity with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms

  • Understands CPM scheduling concepts and principles and able to develop basic engineering, procurement and construction logic driven schedules

  • Proficiency with Primavera P6, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel

  • May require visits to project sites outside of the country to verify field conditions or for client meetings

Preferred Qualifications

  • ​Master of Science in engineering or MBA

  • 10+ years' experience preferred

  • PE license

  • Field experience

  • Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) Certification

  • Risk Analysis/Value Engineering/Constructability Analysis workshops participation

  • Familiarity with @Risk, Primavera Risk Analysis or other Monte Carlo simulation software packages

  • Ability to obtain US Goverment Clearance

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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