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Project Scheduling Specialist

Company: LanzaJet, Inc.
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

- -Project Scheduling SpecialistLooking to have a meaningful impact on the world through innovative cleantech on a global scale? Join LanzaJet, Inc., one of the world's leading clean energy technology companies proven to decarbonize the transportation sector. LanzaJet produces sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and sustainable diesel fuel through its patented technology and process. LanzaJet's unique and innovative approach has been approved by ASTM to produce certified, drop-in jet and diesel fuels using sustainably certified ethanol as the feedstock.LanzaJet's history started 15 years ago in New Zealand when LanzaTech was founded to develop carbon recycling technology. Over that period, and by working with the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Lab, an innovative approach was developed, approved, and scaled to produce low- carbon jet and diesel fuels from ethanol feedstock. This creates localized feedstock solutions across the globe by leveraging waste sources as the commodity for ethanol production.The launch of LanzaJet, with financial contributions from Suncor Energy, Mitsui, LanzaTech, ANA, and the US Department of Energy, has set the stage for the accelerated commercialization of LanzaJet's proprietary sustainable fuels technology. LanzaJet's first commercial-scale refinery in Georgia is in final design with production planned to start in 2023. Three additional commercial-scale low-carbon fuel refineries are planned by 2025 creating a cumulative production of 100 million gallons of low-carbon jet and diesel fuels - a nearly 10x increase to the amount of sustainable aviation fuel available in the market today. LanzaJet is partnering with companies around the world to strategically advance the deployment of its technology in Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East.Join a fast-growing, innovative company with a global and long-lasting impact by sustainably fueling the future!Job DescriptionLanzaJet is looking for a Project Scheduling Specialist. This team member will be focused on all aspects of project scheduling will support activity spanning industrial construction projects. The person in this position will compile, analyze, and report project costs and schedules to the project team and will provide guidance on estimates, planning, reporting, and will support change management initiatives.Responsibilities

Develop the activities, logic, resources, and progress for the assigned project sub- elements, leading to the creation of the baseline schedule and its subsequent maintenanceDevelop, implement, and comply with the planning and progress monitoring proceduresConduct the schedule monthly progress update, forecast, critical path, and trend analyses for assigned elements, including any impact from interfaceareasCreate and maintain the status reportsProvide regular and comprehensive schedule status reports to Project ManagersAssess and incorporate the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and identification of alternative approaches to optimize the plan(s)Meet with and challenge Project Engineering personnel to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and driversDevelop contract key dates and milestone dates that align with the overall project schedule. Participate in evaluating bid schedules and reviewing contractor plans to support contract award recommendations Develop contract sections for planning and progress reporting. Review and verify contractors' reported progress and ensure that this is reflected in the project scheduleContribute to the translation of the project's risk profile into the probabilistic risk model and understand the output, including the key risk drivers for the possible range of schedule completion dates. Track the criticality of the main paths to completion and float consumptionExperience
5+ years of experience in a lead planning role in both the front-end and execution phases of an opportunity or project with expert knowledge in Primavera (P6) and Microsoft ProjectHave had full responsibility for the establishment, maintenance, and delivery of the planning activity for a project > $100 millionRequirements
Four-year relevant Bachelor's degree plus five (5) years or more of relevant cost control, planning & schedulingRefining or chemical experience with a proven track record in project execution and knowledge of project controlsExpert ability in Primavera (P6) and Microsoft Project
Ability to analyze complex data and then delivers clear, articulate, and concise messages in a compelling mannerExhibit professionalism by establishing effective relationships with customers and gaining their trust and respectConduct business activities and demonstrate an ability to follow through on commitmentsAbility to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience in various aspects of project controls, accounting, estimating, planning/scheduling, progress measurement, forecasting/ reportingProficient understanding of estimating and benchmarkingExcellent ability to collaborate within the team setting and cross-functionallyAbility to organize and prioritize to execute work accuratelyAbility to work in a self-directed manner and handle multiple priorities and analyze reports and trend activities - - - - - -Experienced setting up and monitoring complex project schedules -This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. -As an equal opportunity employer LanzaJet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: LanzaJet, Inc., Arlington Heights , Project Scheduling Specialist, Other , Deerfield, Illinois

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