1+ months

Planner Scheduler IV

Orano USA, LLC.
Vernon, Vermont 05354
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Orano DS: 
The mission of the Orano DS is to deliver to our customers’ safe, worry-free, and cost-effective total system solutions and services for the decommissioning and dismantlement of commercial nuclear facilities in the United States (US). Orano DS is part of the Orano global family with its D&D Business Line operationally aligned under the Business Unit Decommissioning Services (BU DS) and is uniquely positioned for success within this industry segment.  

Job Description: 

Orano Decommissioning Services is seeking a Planner Scheduler IV to support nuclear power plant D&D projects.

Under broad supervision, the project scheduler is responsible for a key function of the company’s project controls process, working closely with technical experts, project leads, and project managers, in planning, creating, and managing multiple decommissioning projects schedules.


  • Creating, maintaining, and analyzing project schedules in accordance with standards of best project practice and the company’s Earned Value Management System (EVMS), at all phases of project execution (proposal development, project initiation, execution, and close-out),
  • Interacting on a daily basis with customers, managers, project discipline leads, subcontractors, EVMS and financial analysts
  • Assisting project managers during the project setup with input to the execution planning, Work Breakdown Structure development, project baseline setup and control, budgeting, the definition and setup of project performance metrics, and the selection of scheduling tools tailored to the specific project needs
  • Monitoring project progress and performance conducting schedule update reviews
  • Timely and accurate processing of schedule updates, detailed analysis of schedule variances and critical paths, and evaluating project trends
  • Supporting the development and implementation of corrective action plans and schedule recovery or improvement scenarios, to maintain the project on scope, budget, and schedule
  • Documenting project schedule performance with the weekly and monthly preparation of schedule and project performance reports
  • Participating in the overall project control process ensuring the schedule forecast is continuously maintained and improved with greater accuracy
  • Recommending and implementing continuous improvements on scheduling and project controls processes, procedures, and tools, tailored to the specific needs of each project
  • Providing scheduling training, coaching and leadership to project staff, as needed


All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this   opportunity.  Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

  • BS/BA Degree in Business, Engineering or equivalent education or related experience in lieu of degree
  • 3-5 years of related work experience, managing schedules with 5,000 or more activities on Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) types of projects
  • An advanced degree (MBA) or PMP Certification may substitute for 1-2 years of related work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of PC-based applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of scheduling tools and software: Primavera P6 or MS Project

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position

  • Advanced understanding of complex planning and scheduling concepts and scheduling software.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational and written/oral communication skills
  • Detail-oriented team leaders who can consistently meet deadlines and possess the ability to work independently as needed
  • Comprehension of detailed financial data and EVMS
  • Ability to change priorities quickly

Orano is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Posted: 2019-12-17 Expires: 2020-01-31

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