Location: Sacramento, CA (Can sit within another Alston Office, this will be determined by the National Scheduling Director)
Effectively assist in the mentoring, development and training of Alston jobsite staff in industry best practices and principles of CPM management coupled with scheduling software, both online and on-site. Function as key facilitator and expeditor throughout the plan and schedule development process, as needed.
Monitor, review and analyze the project schedules and status of preconstruction and construction during all phases of the project including the analysis of any schedule deviations and possible corrective actions.
Prepare schedule metrics KPI and other various reports/dashboards required by the various internal and external stakeholders, including cash flow and earned schedule calculations.
Identify significant schedule risks and report to Division and Operations personnel
Assist Alston office’s Business Development, Estimating and Operations staffs in development of proposal and bid schedules, as needed.
Understanding of claims and claims issues; accurately develop delay/impact analysis and present
Support Scheduling Department functions that enhance the quality of overall company’s scheduling efforts, such as regional production database, historical project durations databases, manpower and/or cash flow information, procurement lead time data, 4D involvement, LEAN principles
About Alston Construction:
Alston Construction Company is a nationwide general contractor, currently with 16 offices coast to coast. For over 30 years we have delivered on our promises to our employees, clients, and business partners. We offer extremely competitive salaries, a superb benefits package, and a great place to work! In addition to routinely receiving awards for our projects and safety performance, we have also received multiple “Best Places to Work” awards! We look for passionate construction professionals who share our core values, to include: commitment, integrity, teamwork, and respect. As our CEO, Paul Little, says “In order to be successful at Alston Construction, you must enjoy seeing success in others.” If this sounds like you and what you’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you!
Alston Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Desired Skills and Experience
5-10 Years of general contractor construction scheduling experience required, primarily using Phoenix, Primavera or Asta. 4D software and Smart PM proficiency a plus.
PSP or PMI-SP certification preferred
Strong communication, interpersonal and training/presentation skills. Must be comfortable presenting and training groups of staff, both online and on-site.
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or Engineering
Field experience, plan reading and general knowledge of construction practices/procedures required
Pull planning / Lean experience desired
Ability to travel throughout the country, as required (approximately 30-40%). Position based in Eastern or Central US.
Comply with all safety policies, report suspected safety concerns, make recommendations for enhancements to the safety program, and visibly support and uphold the company’s strong safety culture.
Remain current in all company required safety training and certifications.
Acknowledge and celebrate safe behaviors and actions of others.
Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, and reach.
Occasionally required to crawl.
Frequently lift 10 lbs and occasionally lift more than 25 lbs.
Extensive reading from documents and computer. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Willingness and ability to work extended hours and flexible schedules, including evenings and weekends.
Willingness and ability to travel frequently.
The majority of duties consist of office and non-manual work in the field; however, working in an office is at times required.
Will be exposed to outside weather elements while in the field.
May be exposed to loud noises, fumes, and/or airborne particles while in the field.
Dress, including proper PPE, is conducive to a building construction environment.
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BUILD?
A space to grow your production? A prestigious new office? A space to live your life? We deliver on all of these and more – on time, and to budget. How do we do this? Our success begins and ends with our approach to planning, scheduling and choosing the right team. Alston Construction believes that our clients and their projects benefit from an open and collaborative approach. We have been adhering to this principle since our founding more than 30 years ago.
We can build, refurbish and extend buildings from our network of offices throughout the United States, which means we have partnerships with designers, subcontractors, consultants and local communities, allowing Alston to tap into a network of construction professionals and secure competitive pricing for your project.