Project Scheduler in Idaho Falls at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Title: Project Scheduler

Location: Idaho Falls, ID 

The Opportunity | Project Scheduler 

With some support and direction from the Operations Manager and the Project Manage, the Project Scheduler performs the necessary Project Control activities to support their assigned projects, which include but are not limited to: project set-up activities in the in-house database (MS Access) as required with some direction from the Manager or PM on inputs; assists PMs with development of a Project Work Plan; develops and reviews schedules, WBS structures, cost profiles, cost and revenue budgets; performs analysis of schedules and budgets to identify potential risks and opportunities. The Project Scheduler is also expected to take leadership positions within the project team, on a limited basis, as part of their continued development. 

Major Accountabilities /Deliverables

  • Create and maintain project schedules depicting all project pre-requisite activities, manufacturing operations, purchasing activities, and customer commitments in support of the Production Control activities as required per the Project Management Standards Manual (PMSM) for the assigned production, design, and forecasted projects. Some direction from the PM or Manager on changes or inputs for these schedules is usually provided. 

  • Create and maintain cost profiles, approved cost budgets, and forecasted revenue budgets as required per the PMSM for the assigned production, design, and forecasted projects. This includes performance of Earned Value (EV) and/or Pseudo EV cost and schedule analysis as required. Also includes budget analysis to identify risks and opportunities to meeting the financial objectives and provides this information to the Manager or PM for review and decisions. Some direction from the PM or Manager on changes or inputs for these budgets is usually provided. 

  • Perform Project Set-up Activities, maintain project information, assist with readiness reviews, and create and update recovery plan schedules and cost estimates as required by per the PMSM for the assigned production, design, and forecasted projects. Some direction for these actions is usually provided by PM or Manager.

  • Assist PM with project related tasks, including supporting customer presentations and meetings, collecting action items and generating minutes from Project Team meetings, and acting as the PM in a limited capacity during the PMs absence, as requested by PM or Manager. 

  • Support the PM with quoting and creation of the Project Work Plan (PWP) as required, through the creation and maintenance of project schedules, cost profiles, and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) as requested. 

  • Assist with training of Project Control Department personnel through providing of refresher training on Project Scheduling topics and performing limited mentoring to newer members of the group on areas for which they are considered to be the process owners. 


  • Bachelor degree and/or 4-6 years of related experience as a Project Scheduler

  • Understanding of Business principal related to manufacturing and project management

  • Ability to analyze schedules and budgets, and provide risks and opportunity to achieving customer commitments is key.

  • Demonstrate ability to lead a group towards a successful resolution or concurrence to solve a problem

  • Proficient with MS Excel and MS Access

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What You'll Find at CW

Challenging Work - The work we do at Curtiss-Wright is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we live and work.

Independence-- At Curtiss-Wright, you have the independence to invent, create and innovate; and the opportunity to work on the most advanced technology in our industry.

A Collaborative Environment -- The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.

We Offer

Curtiss-Wright is proud to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and more

  • Savings opportunities for retirement, with an opportunity to become a shareholder

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Recognition for your contributions

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations. 

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.


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