Project Scheduler

KBR Canton, SD 2019-06-20

KBR (formerly SGT) has an immediate need for an energetic and dynamic Project Scheduler to support Task Planning activities on the Technical Support Services contract (TSSC) with USGS/EROS ( near Sioux Falls, South Dakota ( This position is focused on developing, implementing, and maintaining automated integrated program management processes and tools to support scope, schedule, and budget management & analysis for the contract/projects. This position will primarily provide integrated scheduling support to a large-scale satellite ground system development mission and will work under limited supervision.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides dedicated scheduling development and support to satellite development mission Supports TSSC Task Managers by helping them with scope/schedule/cost control via services provided by the Task Planning & Controls Office (TP&CO)
  • Supports the use of enterprise financial and scheduling tools
  • May utilize agile tools in support of projects
  • Continually seeks opportunities to improve overall effectiveness and value of technical services provided by the TP&CO
  • May assist in the development and maintenance of specific TP&CO processes and procedures
  • May assist in mentoring less experienced staff

PC Scheduler Role (Primary)

  • Create/maintain a task schedule (including deliverable milestones)
  • Provide regular schedule status
  • Perform schedule analysis, forecasting, and reporting
  • Perform critical path analysis
  • Perform Performance Measurement Tracking and Analysis at appropriate level for task
  • Utilize agile tools to facilitate detailed scheduling (JIRA, Confluence, etc.)

PC Financial Administrator Role (Secondary)

  • Creating/maintaining the proper Task Data Structure
  • Reporting contract/task deliverables


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus


  • BA/BS – 1+ years of related experience
  • MS/MBA – 0 years of related experience

Special Skills/Requirements:

  • General understanding of project management and financial processing/reporting
  • General understanding of schedule management practices, specifically waterfall and agile methodologies
  • 1+ year of experience with scheduling software tools (MS Project and/or Primavera preferred)
  • 1+ year of experience with Agile environments (JIRA and Confluence preferred)
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint)
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Candidates must have strong technical knowledge, excellent communication skills, and a teamwork emphasis. Candidates must also be able to integrate into a highly-skilled Information Technology Team.

This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the KBR website ( This position may be filled by a KBR teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran.

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