Scheduler II in Mobile, AL at Austal

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Mobile, AL

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:  Senior Project Scheduler



  • Identifies, sequences, and links construction activities in accordance with established build strategies.
  • Populates schedule with labor, material budgets and resources.
  • Supports the development of Production Work Packages.
  • Runs schedule health metrics and performs required maintenance to schedule.
  • Supports the Monthly Baseline Adjustment Process.
  • Must be able to run schedule health metrics that will suffice government audit, interpret results and recommend corrective action.
  • Integrate all aspects of the program from engineering, Material Requirements Planning (MRP), and production to 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.


  • Comprehensive knowledge, experience and proficiency with Primavera Scheduling Software.
  • 3 to 5 yrs progressive experience or demonstrable ability (supporting Weekly and Monthly Reporting, supporting Weekly and Monthly Baseline Maintenance, supporting the overall scheduling effort to maintain the project) with Primavera scheduling software.
  • Proficient in Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and performance measurement techniques.
  • Understanding and ability to perform of Baseline Schedule Maintenance.
  • Computer literate utilizing all Microsoft Office applications.
  • High School or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or a minimum of four (4) years related experience in related manufacturing industry preferred.   College degree and shipbuilding industry experience preferred.
  • 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: Not Applicable



LIASES WITH: Engineering department, Operations department, Production and Project departments, prime contractors, and the customer 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