Scheduler II in San Diego, CA at Austal

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San Diego, CA

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

REPORTS TO:  PDSS Production Control Manager SDCA



  • Supports the development of production work packages.
  • Identifies, sequences, and links construction activities in accordance with established build strategies.
  • Populates schedule with labor, material budgets and resources.
  • Runs schedule health metrics sufficient for government audit and performs required maintenance to schedule.
  • Interprets results and recommends corrective action.
  • Supports the monthly baseline adjustment process.
  • Integrate all aspects of the program from engineering, Material Requirements Planning (MRP), production, testing, final acceptance, and delivery.
  • Progresses schedules on a weekly basis, analyzes performance, conducts critical path analysis and leads efforts to address deviations to baseline as required.
  • Monitors labor demand in the schedule, reviews and recommends corrective actions to Program Scheduler and Production Management.
  • Develops reports for progress, schedule performance, resource requirements and earned value.
  • Supports the training of Schedulers with lesser knowledge and abilities.


  • High school diploma/GED. BA/BS in related field preferred.
  • 3 – 5 years’ progressive project scheduling experience supporting weekly and monthly reporting, weekly and monthly baseline maintenance, and the overall scheduling effort.
  • Two (2) years’ experience working in shipbuilding, ship repair or a related field.
  • Comprehensive knowledge, experience and proficiency with Primavera scheduling software highly preferred.
  • Proficient in Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and performance measurement techniques.
  • Understanding and ability to perform baseline schedule maintenance.
  • Computer literate utilizing all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Able to run and analyze the schedule critical path.
  • Able to run schedule health metrics.
  • Effective communication skills to facilitate team work with various departments.
  • Understanding of rolling wave planning.
  • Experience with government contracts a plus.

TOOLS:  Computer and software systems.


DISCRETION EXERCISED:  May make limited department-specific decisions

LIASES WITH:  Engineering, Operations, Production, and Project departments; prime contractors; and customers as required.


The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD clearance may be required if deemed necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities.

  Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be considered for employment with Austal USA:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Able to provide proof of US Person Status
  • No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
  • No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Willing to submit to a background check
  • Up to 30% Travel


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to humid conditions, bright flashing lights, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles at or below the PEL, toxic or caustic chemicals, and heat and cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud, + 90 dB.


  • Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.