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Analyst Scheduler
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Hill International, Inc. | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Hill International is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $500 billion. Hill is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HIL), and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (www.hillintl.com)

We are looking for Schedulers in Los Angeles, CA.


The successful candidate will be a part of a PMO Cost Engineering-Major Projects Organization and act as a Project Cost Engineer or a Scheduler Lead on major capital programs that could include substation, transmission, and distribution related projects and other emergent projects.

The successful candidate will perform the following tasks:

* Consult with customers, attend status meetings, engage with responsible people in other organizations
* Analyze cost and schedule information to generate timely reports that speak to issues regarding; project controls, project planning, scheduling and budgeting, commitment analysis, change order processing, forecasting, trends and estimating in support of electrical transmission and distribution or other large construction projects
* Lead the implementation of project controls best practices and process improvement to ensure department-wide consistency, enhance communication and improve client satisfaction
* Lead any corporate and/or program-wide process and/or quality improvement initiatives including but not limited to efforts in; SAP Release 3, P6/Contract Manager System and Change Management Process
* Lead the preparation of cost or schedule data for use in the Yellow Book, General Rate Cases, Long Term Planning and Corporate Goals
* Respond to cost or schedule data requests from internal or external organizations
* As a Scheduler Lead: Develop, monitor and update integrated project plans and resource and cost-loaded CPM schedules and Work Breakdown Structures using Primavera 6. Monitor, assess and report progress and impacts to the critical path. Prepare schedule reports and other analytics as required.
* Demonstrated ability to understand and articulate the primary linkages between project controls and the disciplines of estimating, project management, engineering, construction, contract administration and project accounting
* Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the field of project controls, project planning, CPM scheduling, budgeting, commitment analysis, change order processing, estimating, forecasting, trends and Earned Value Management
* Demonstrated experience balancing and organizing multiple projects, reviewing and documenting project progress, developing communication plans, and reviewing and updating scope and progress for construction projects
* Must have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to present complex, technical information in simple, non-technical terms. Must be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to clients' business needs promptly
* Demonstrated ability to validate and accurately analyze information, and make sound decisions that have considerable business impact. Demonstrated ability to initiate, evaluate, and implement suggestions to optimize effectiveness of the organization
* Demonstrated the ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, management, and vendors to successfully meet shifting needs. Demonstrated ability to motivate self and others to overcome obstacles and achieve goals with little supervision.


* Four year college degree is Preferred, major in Business Administration, Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent technical discipline
* Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (i.e. Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) and Scheduling/Cost Management software (i.e. Primavera and Contract Manager)
* Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Construction Management or related technical discipline with any AACE or PMI Certification Credential is highly preferred.

Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Note: This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.

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About Hill International, Inc.

Hill International, Inc. (Hill) provides fee-based project management and construction claims services to clients worldwide, but primarily in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia/Pacific. The Companys clients include the United States and other national governments and their agencies, state and local governments and their agencies and the private sector. Hill operates in two segments: the Project Management Group and the Construction Claims Group. On December 15, 2009, the Company acquired Boyken International, Inc. (Boyken). On December 31, 2009, the Company acquired TRS Consultants, Inc. (TRS). On February 27, 2009, the Company sold its indirect 65% interest in 1226545 Ontario Ltd. (1226545 Ontario). In June 2010, the Company acquired McLachlan Lister Pty. Ltd. In July 2010, Hill International Inc. acquired the Construction Management Division of dck worldwide, LLC.