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The Walsh Group Construction Project Scheduler in Chicago, Illinois


The Walsh Group is currently seeking a Project Scheduler for our Building Division. The Project Scheduler will be required to commute to the project in Hoffman Estates, IL daily.

Does the idea of working on large, well-known projects bring out the best in you? Do you expect high quality—and high quantity—work from yourself and others? If so, we’ve got what you’re looking for. Under some direction of Project Management, the Project Scheduler is responsible for the organization, implementation and maintenance of the project schedule and any scheduling management system for assigned project. Ensures realization of project contract requirements in accordance with established project control standards.

The Walsh Group is a family of companies united by a shared dedication to deliver exceptional service, standards and safety.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects

  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment

  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success

  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want


The Project Scheduler’s responsibilities include:

  • Develops a baseline schedule while coordinating with project management, superintendents and subcontractors.

  • Uses established best practices and scheduling software to implement, maintain and analyze the project schedule. Includes coding and loading of resources, loading of costs and loading of general sequencing information.

  • Coordinates all project controls to assess risk in accordance with established best practices and standards. Prepares risk and impact assessments of any changes to the schedule and presents to project team.

  • Analyzes all changes to project schedule and the impact on cost and timeline. Ensures version control.

  • Ensures all project change orders and project delays are documented, analyzed and reviewed.Communicates impact on the project timeline and cost.

  • Leads all project scheduling meetings ensuring appropriate representation of project management. Prepares detailed weekly, monthly, quarterly reports and ensures distribution to appropriate staff.

  • Works with accounting personnel to forecast and manage the project budget and its relationship to the project schedule.

  • Performs claim mitigation, estimating and prepares models of what-if’s and possible contingency plans


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management are preferred

  • 5 years of experience in construction scheduling experience with developing, creating, managing, and reporting on cost and resource loaded schedules for large projects

  • Primavera P6 is required

  • Understands concepts of baseline schedule, progress schedule, recovered schedule, total float, critical path, predecessors, successors, near critical paths, float trending, percent complete, float ownership, and constraints

  • Time impact analysis experience preferred

  • Candidates must demonstrate multi-tasking experience working in large teams and solving problems

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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Job Locations US-IL-Chicago

Requisition ID 2021-6741

Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

Category Operations

Division Building