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Nexus Engineering Group Sr. Planner / Scheduler in Toledo, Ohio

Job Description:

Working under general direction, the Senior Planner / Scheduler supports engineering project execution by working with Project Management to develop a detailed plan and resource-loaded schedule for all Home Office projects, analyzing overall resource utilization and tracking progress toward project completion.


  • Plan and schedule the project from FEL through the Execution phase and Commissioning phase.

  • Establish and develop, maintain project logic networks, schedules and risk management data, forecasting, earned value, schedule variance analysis and schedules quality check.

  • Serve as liaison between Project Services Department and Project Management, on all planning issues related to project execution.

  • Work with the Project Management Team and Project Discipline Leads to develop project plan and obtain project status.

  • Write procedures and instructions for preparation and maintenance of project plans and schedules.

  • Identify all activities on the project and develop logic using precedence diagram method (PDM).

  • Support Project Management with reporting including risk analysis and earned value.

  • Reviewing schedule, progress and productivity of engineering services, track and monitor earned value progress.

  • Maintain resource utilization and actual costs in project schedules to support Organizational revenue forecasting process.

  • Monitors actual progress and comparison to baseline, and reports the analysis, against the schedule, to Project Manager and Functional Managers.

  • Participates in weekly Schedule Reviews to ensure that schedule reporting requirements are being met.

  • Meets with Project Discipline Leads and Project Managers to obtain project to update the project schedule.

  • Prepare reports of Earned Value and variance of the Project Plan.


  • 5-10 years? experience developing engineering project schedules

  • 5+ years? experience using Primavera P6 and MS Project

  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office ? Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • PMP, PSP or CCP certification, a plus

  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service

  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

  • Financial Management

  • Problem Solving/Analysis

  • Technical Capacity

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Teamwork

Educational/Certification Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or other equivalent experience

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. This job description is not to be construed as an all-inclusive list of all activities, duties, and/or responsibilities that are required of the employee. All duties, responsibilities, or activities may be changed, as well as additional duties assigned, at any time with or without notice.

Additionally, it is understood that this position description is not an employment contract for any particular period of time. Both the employee?s relationship with Nexus Engineering Group and Nexus Engineering Group?s relationship with the employee is completely voluntary. It is understood that Nexus Engineering Group has not and will not make promises to you regarding length and/or continued status of employment with the company.

Nexus Engineering Group LLC, headquartered in Cleveland with offices in Toledo and Houston, is a full-service, independent engineering firm focused on supporting clients? specific project goals from concept to startup. With more than a dozen years of proven engineering and design successes, Nexus is the preferred engineering firm of choice when seeking integrity and expertise in the refining, petroleum midstream, chemical, manufacturing and utilities industries.

Nexus is made up of more than 120 professionals experienced in process, instrumentation and controls, structural, electrical, mechanical, and piping engineering and design. Our teams have the talent to tackle all sizes of projects for local and international clients seeking to design, build, and construct highly technical and functional facilities.