Power Industry Jobs

The most used job board by electric power industry professionals.

Project Scheduler

Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: February 14, 2023
Reference Code: 19186
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Business Management group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a PROJECT SCHEDULER.
Function as a Project Scheduler for medium to large projects.
Our team works an on-site 9x80 schedule located at our Idaho Falls EROB facility with every other Friday off!
Responsibilities Include:
  • Evaluate, select and apply scheduling techniques to supporting projects.
  • Prepare project schedules through interaction with various support organizations (e.g., engineering, operations, maintenance, ESH&Q, etc.) and project managers to develop appropriate level of detail for schedule activity definition to support planning, integration, execution, monitoring and reporting needs.
  • Conduct and report schedule impact and schedule forensic analysis as required.
  • Develop ad-hoc schedules/reports as necessary. Coordinate schedule development with associated Project Controls personnel as required.
  • Provide guidance to project managers/functional organizations in developing resource loaded project schedules that brings together the project scope with appropriate detail to clearly represent the Life Cycle or approved Period of Performance of the project, critical path and the projected finish date and time phased resource needs.
  • Serve as spokesperson for the scheduling organization on major matters pertaining to scheduling policies, plans and objectives.
  • Provide technical direction and supervision and improve technical/professional skills with junior staff as required.
  • Proactively identify, promote, develop and implement areas of organizational efficiency through process improvement.
  • Serve as an advisor to management in the area of scheduling expertise. Directly contribute to the development of new concepts and techniques for the scheduling practices of the INL.
  • Serve as spokesperson for the scheduling organization on major matters pertaining to scheduling policies, plans and objectives.
  • Maintain technical competence and proficiency associated with scheduling software (Primavera Version 6) and principles to extensive scheduling and data management (i.e. access, Excel, Word) software experience.
  • Maintain familiarity of Asset Suite and its association with work management.


Minimum Requirements:
Level 3: Bachelors degree + 5 years scheduling experience or advanced degree + 3 years experience, or 13 years scheduling experience.
Level 4: Bachelors degree + 8 years scheduling experience or advanced degree + 6 years experience, or 16 years scheduling experience.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Working knowledge in nuclear and non-nuclear plant systems and operations.
  • Must have experience performing project schedule development using Primavera Version 6 scheduling software.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate using a variety of software as appropriate.
Job Information
Salary Grade:
Level 3-190 ($70,680 - $116,616)-Level 4- 210 ($93,492 - $154,212)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.