Senior Scheduler / Project Planner

From Project Concept, Budgeting, Scheduling, Design, Procurement, Warehousing, Construction, to Project Turnover and Closeout, Yonkers Industries’ Program Management services provides the support, procedures, control systems, and experience to effectively integrate with the Project Team. Our core philosophy combined with our skills to anticipate problems and proactively implement solutions, enables us to successfully manage and execute all critical control points and key aspects on construction projects of varying size.

Job Summary:

This Senior Scheduler / Project Planner is responsible for leading the development of the reporting systems for project controls assignments. The Senior Scheduler performs complex aspects of individual project estimating, scheduling, change documentation and cost control while reporting up to program or portfolio level as well as trains and teaches other members of PC organization aspects of projects controls.

The Senior Scheduler / Project Planner is a critical position as the subject matter expert and lead of multiple project controls core competency areas: Scheduling, Estimating, Cost Engineering. This position will be a leader for the PC team as well as a team member of multiple project or program teams. This position supports Project Managers and Project Directors on projects and programs of varying size and complexity.

The Senior Scheduler / Project Planner will be expected to lead and direct the set up and reviews of the project controls status (cost, contract, WBS, schedule, resource, etc.).

Responsibilities of the Senior Scheduler / Project Planner include:

  • Provide leadership in development and generation of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly project controls scheduling reports.
  • Responsible for gathering, verifying, validating, and analyzing data in support of project controls schedule reporting.
  • Responsible for distributing and archiving project controls reports as appropriate.
  • Evaluates workforce, labor hour, and labor schedule actualized data against budgeted data and prepare variance analysis.
  • Expertise in the development of CPM schedule logic for engineering, procurement, and construction.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of WBS and help ensure that project coding is effectively used for all applications.
  • Track and manage changes to the project scope, schedule, and cost baseline. Identify, assess, gain approval for, and distribute change requests, change notices and/or change orders in a manner compliant with internal governance standards and terms and conditions of relevant contracts (as appropriate). Lead team through audit reviews and reporting.
  • Lead the scheduling and carrying out benchmarking and self-assessment initiatives relevant to project controls and the types of projects typically managed by the project controls group. Identify and communicate improvement opportunities, adoption of best practices and counter measures to address gaps in performance.
  • Leads development and maintenance of WBS, project schedules, cost estimates, track, and trend cash flow reports, change control documentation (scope, cost, or schedule) and/or any reports associated with project controls. Tracks and reports project status performs variance, earned value and critical path analyses at a level appropriate for the project.
  • Work as/with Estimator(s) to create or create project cost estimate to establish effective cost controls management. Assure that project estimate includes all necessary raw materials, resource / labor rates, manufactured materials / equipment as well as current industry data relative to project scope. Manage the estimate according to YII Procedures and review cycle.
  • The Project Planner / Scheduler Senior is responsible for maintaining effective relationships with customers, supports the resolution of issues, and completes assignments (proposals, project tasks, reports, etc.) within negotiated budgets and schedules.


  • 10+ years field experience in the commercial construction industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (preferred)
  • PMI or PMP certification is a plus
  • AACE certification is a plus
  • Expertise/Mastery with project management & project controls concepts, computer applications, and analytics.
  • Budget management experience
  • MS Office Suite products (Word, Excel, etc.)

EEO Statement:

Yonkers Industries does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, status as a Vietnam Era, special disabled, recently separated or other protected veteran.

Yonkers Industries also complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations, and ordinances prohibiting discrimination in places where Yonkers Industries operates.