Mining Senior Scheduler
Joe Knows
Phoenix, AZ US
Posted ago
Joe Knows

This individual is responsible for creating mine development and construction schedules to be included in projects ranging from order-of-magnitude level to detailed schedules suitable for detailed design, and construction based on using the latest available scheduling methodology. The Scheduler will also be responsible for creating and maintaining schedules for construction and design projects that are critical for project cost control.

Schedules will be in a format suitable for use by the client, Project Manager, and project team. The Scheduler reports to the Project Controls Manager, but on a day-to-day basis works in collaboration with Project Managers and project teams.


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Obtains required schedule information by all disciplines/functions. Identifies restraints and effect on total project schedule.
  • Coordinates with all departments to ensure understanding of total project schedule needs.
  • Responsible for total integration of schedule activities.
  • Identifies schedule considerations and problems resulting from inter-discipline or functional restraints and interfaces.
  • Monitors and reports critical path and schedule performance of the total project using Critical Path Methodology (CPM) standards.
  • Conducts project schedule analysis and identifies problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities. Recommends alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.
  • Responsible for leading, when requested, the development and review of schedule recovery plans, including evaluation of additional resources/costs required to affect such plans.
  • Interface with the client and project team to discuss impact of work and resolution of problems.
  • Contribute to the development of working schedules for estimating prior to proposal date, which sufficiently illustrates the sequence of work activities and contract time.
  • Prepare and issue proposal and preliminary schedules.
  • Incorporate resource and/or cost loading data into P6 schedules as required.
  • Consult the appropriate project team members and estimating procedures as a means of ensuring that proper planning is completed prior to the commencement of work.
  • Assist Project Managers in creating short-term schedules, monitor such schedules to determine impact on master schedule, and help in formulating actions to correct scheduling problems.
  • Provide information as needed on the content, modification, or presentation of project schedule.
  • Create detailed schedules with input from various disciplines involved in a study or design project that will be included with the project deliverables.
  • Identify scheduling software training needs among employees and provide training when necessary; remain current on the advancements in scheduling software.
  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing training skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity.
  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
  • Proactively maintain construction schedules and consequential future project development in a complex dynamically changing environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred in Engineering, Business or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in developing baseline schedules, maintaining progress schedules, and coordinating detailed schedules using Oracle Primavera P6 using CPM scheduling standards.
  • Practical underground mine development and construction experience is a plus.
  • Sound knowledge of scheduling systems, principles, and practices required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project is required.
  • Working knowledge of business software using Microsoft Word and Excel.

About Joe Knows

Joe Knows delivers added value by providing experienced employees in multiple industries, who possess communication and leadership skills that support the goals of the team.

Our goal is to provide more certainty in regard to the performance of the team. We do this through a proprietary platform that provides information in regard to technical skills, past performance, and assessment of potential.

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