Master Scheduler - Universal Creative

Orlando, Florida
Not Specified
Oct 01, 2016
Nov 30, 2016
Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide - Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as new destinations planned for Europe, Asia, and the United Arab Emirates. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.

The Master Scheduler is responsible for developing and integrating comprehensive project plans and schedules throughout the project life cycles - concept design through turnover for each of the projects that Universal Creative undertakes. In addition, an important function is to collect, integrate and monitor current project schedules, future projects and anticipated projects into a Portfolio Master Schedule that tracks and monitors all current, future and projected projects providing management input into future project selection, providing 'what-if' input and analysis and project execution timing requirements. Also, responsible to track current and forecast future resource needs based on the Portfolio Master Schedule.
  • Supervise project, scope documents and identification of deliverables.
  • Oversee and assist in the development of the appropriate level of detail for work package definition, including durations and logic sequences.
  • Establish policy, scheduling procedures and templates to ensure effective support of project needs.
  • Oversee coordination and integration of schedule input from all internal and external sources.
  • Develop project schedule, modify as necessary and assist staff in specific portfolio requirements.
  • Generate and review report progress, evaluate and resolve variances and develop work-around plans.
  • Conduct resource loading analysis as required.
  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Business Management, construction, or engineering required.

EXPERIENCE: 5-7 years' theme park environment experience preferred. 7-10 years' planning and scheduling or cost engineering experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of planning techniques.
  • Knowledge of multiple disciplines, including architecture, engineering and construction management.
  • Computer literate with multiple software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Primavera and MS Project).
  • Knowledge of AutoCad systems.
    Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

    We regret, due to the volume of responses, only applicants of interest will be contacted. Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.

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