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Planning/ Scheduling Lead - Risk Specialist

Company: KBR, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Planning/ Scheduling Lead - Risk Specialist

KBR brings together the best and brightest to deliver science, technology and engineering solutions that help governments and companies around the world accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.

In everything we do, we are guided by our ONE KBR Values:

  • We Value Our People - We create diverse, inclusive environments in which each person can feel safe, respected and valued, and where everyone has opportunities to grow and reach their full potential.
  • We Deliver - We are uncompromising in our commitment to deliver innovative, high-quality, technology-led solutions for our customers and exceptional, sustainable value for all our stakeholders.
  • We Are People of Integrity - We value honesty, trust, courage, fairness, prudence and tenacity. We believe doing what's right for the planet, the communities where we work, and our people is good for business.
  • We Empower - We empower our people with a shared purpose, the right tools and the supportive culture they need to be proactive decision-makers, to be adaptive to change, and to succeed.
  • We Are a Team of Teams - We have a will to succeed, but we value the achievements of our team of teams over individual accomplishments. Our collective focus makes us a better, stronger, more effective company.

    We have also embedded environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in every business operation and corporate function. Not only are we committed to operating safely, sustainably and equitably, but we are also committed to using our capabilities and expertise to help our customers accomplish their sustainability goals. Worldwide, KBR employs a diverse workforce approximately 29,000 people strong, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.

    At KBR, We Deliver.

    Job Title: Planning/ Scheduling Lead - Risk Specialist

    Job Description

    This position is accountable for managing the project schedule and risk function. Lead the Project Controls Scheduling and Risk function to support capital EPC projects in the area of Risk analysis and mitigations.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Responsible for the quality and timeliness of schedule development and risk management.
    • Validates accuracy schedules (peer reviews) through statistical and logical analysis.
    • Monitors schedule trends and determine forecast through completion.
    • Monitor and work with project team about risks and barriers that may impact the ability to control schedules.
    • Provides input to proposals, strategic plans, presentations, and negotiations.
    • Participates in developing project controls policies and procedures.
    • Participates in evaluating inter-project workload and plans.
    • Makes presentations to management and clients.
    • Performs audits to ensure the quality of progress tracking, risk management, and planning/scheduling functions.

      Capabilities and Credentials
      • Highly proficient in Primavera, Acumen Risk, excel.
      • Ability to work in diverse, multi-company arrangements on large complex projects
      • Able to solve problems using sound professional judgement, creativity, and innovation.
      • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
      • Ability to manage time and priorities while responsible for several simultaneous projects.
      • Business awareness and acumen: knowledge of project deliverables, time, and resource availability.
      • Positive attitude with strong relationship building skills.

        Job Qualifications
        • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Business Management, or Construction Management.
        • Minimum of fifteen years of experience on projects ranging from small to large.
        • Interacts with corporate management and client representatives on a regular basis.
        • 10+ years' experience using Primavera P6 project Controls functions.


          KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.


          At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to an ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team's philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer. We Deliver - Together.

          KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: KBR, Inc., Houston , Planning/ Scheduling Lead - Risk Specialist, Other , Houston, Texas

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