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Planner II

Department: Operations
Location: Clackamas, OR

Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
 We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
 We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Manages the planning process to create integrated project schedules. The role is responsible for planning, scheduling and tracking of work items; including work definition, progression, change order scoping and resource loading with Primavera P6.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Acts as a key member of the Project Management Team (PMT).
  2. Uses planning skills to refine the project strategy into a project plan consisting of key events, major milestones, and durations of top-level activities necessary to execution.
  3. Uses Primavera P6 scheduling software to develop all detailed activities, logical relationships, durations, and resource loading.
  4. Supports output of Control Account Plans from within P6, and supports Integrated Baseline Reviews.
  5. Collects and assesses the validity of progress data. Updates the schedule with progress, and consults with the PMT whenever updates present new or ongoing execution risks.
  6. Generates periodic routine and customized reports from Primavera as needed for project management, including updated schedules, resource profiles, budget and schedule variances, cost projections, impact of external events such as changes, and “what-if” reports.
  7. Supports Earned Value Management and other project controls deliverables of on-going projects within P6.
  8. Participates in Change Order management, including impact analysis, and budget adjustments and maintenance within P6.
  9. Assists with the development of schedules for proposals, and support estimating efforts with scheduling information as needed and assigned.
  10. Maintains data through appropriate file handling, safeguarding and archiving data as required by policies and procedures established.
  11. Works with customers at off-site locations providing scheduling information and project status.
  12. Provides work instruction and technical coaching to other Schedulers in support of the project objectives.

 

JOB SCOPE:  

Operates within general parameters, but must use sound judgment and independent decision-making when carrying out most job responsibilities. Has the ability to influence and recommend modifying existing protocols. The individual works independently with little or no supervision.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:    Although the Planner does not have direct supervisory responsibility, this role is expected to provide technical coaching for less experienced staff members.

 

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:   The individual works and interacts with many levels within Vigor. Works closely with other schedulers and the customer to integrate schedules.  

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Expert knowledge of Primavera P6 (5+ years), including full resource/cost loading and full P6 EV capabilities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Analytical abilities necessary to develop and maintain integrated schedules and supporting data.
  • Must be a well-organized, detail-oriented self-starter.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, work well independently, prioritize duties and follow task through to completion in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, and time sensitive projects.
  • Ability to handle pressure of constant interruptions necessary.
  • Ability to work in a software intensive environment.
  • Must possess excellent PC Skills; must be well-versed in Windows, Word, Excel.
  • Knowledge of Aerospace fabrication is desired.
  • Must be self-starter and require minimum supervision.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required. AA degree or equivalent work experience is preferred.

Minimum ten (10) years of experience in a manufacturing/production environment with at least five (5) years in a planning or scheduling capacity is required. Experience with work orders, critical path method scheduling and material procurement is required.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:  None required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting with moderate to loud noise levels from production activity in the shipyard. The individual may be required to be in production areas in yard. He/she must be able to walk to and from job sites. The incumbent must be able to frequently bend, squat, crawl, twist   and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds. There may be local travel and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While in production areas may be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts, and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

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If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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