Description: PDS Tech is seeking a candidate for the Program Scheduler V -Secret Clearance position located in Northridge, CA. The Principal Program Scheduler will create, maintain and status network based schedules in support of aerospace engineering development programs using Microsoft Project version 2010. Required Skills and Experience: • Fully understands critical path schedule network processing, driven by logic, durations and date constraints. • Experience with IMP/IMS schedule structure as well as schedules based on Work Breakdown Structures. • Ability to develop schedules that are traceable to the Statement of Work. • Full understanding of EVMS and experience with developing schedules that integrate with EVMS financial systems. • Ability to create and implement coding structures and use custom fields to generate schedule exception reports relative to the SOW, WBS, IMP/IMS, EVMS, time, manager and float values, etc. • Experience with schedule health metrics, including the DCMA 14-point assessment criteria. • Experience with exporting schedule data to Excel to create productivity metric charts. • Experience with both critical path analysis and schedule risk analysis. • Experience with resource loading schedules, including both labor and material. • Exposure to MRP systems and have the ability to align program schedules with the manufacturing system. • Be motivated to work independently with minimum supervision to gather schedule inputs required to create and maintain schedules, but still understand the importance of being a contributing team member. • Experience with initiating program change requests to document schedule baseline changes for baseline control. • Experience with Milestones Pro (or equivalent) to electronically create top level presentation schedule charts. • Exposure to the DCMA schedule baseline review and audit process and knowledge of their schedule guidelines, including vertical and horizontal schedule traceability. • Familiarity with the schedule integration of external customer or subcontractor program activity. Qualifications: • A BA or BS degree, preferably in business or engineering. • Must have Active Secret Clearance and job is contingent upon program award • 10 or more years of aerospace or construction scheduling experience. • Proficient in MS Project, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Competencies for Success: • Ability to work with minimal direction in a changing environment (Ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment.) • High energy, results oriented (commitment to follow up), self-motivated /self-reliant, proactive, team player • Strong problem solving skills • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment • Ability to multitask and prioritize • Strong attention to detail Role can be filled at one level lower with BS and 5 to 7 Years’ Experience