Scheduling Assistant - Construction Administration Experience Needed
Faithful+Gould - Portland, OR

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Construction Management



Construction Management

Primary Location


United States-Oregon-Portland

Employment Category



Employment Type


Full Time

Job Summary

Faithful+Gould is a leading project management consultancy protecting and maximizing our clients’ interests in the planning and delivery of projects. Operating at the forefront of our industry for more than 60 years, we provide a blend of services to the public and private sectors. We are dedicated to providing innovative solutions by combining professional knowledge and skills with our diverse employees to deliver

‘constructive expertise’

to every project.

We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships, while striving to optimize our clients’ project planning, delivery and operations, regardless of the size, environment or industry. Time and again, we are complimented on our depth of resources and expertise across multiple geographic markets coupled with the ability to provide the personal service of a local firm. Our expert and unique approach is focused on enhancing the value of each project with our services to clients in the automotive, aviation and transport, commercial property, education, energy, food and beverage, government and defense, health care, infrastructure and pharmaceutical industries. Headquartered in New York, Faithful+Gould employs more than 500 professionals in offices throughout North America, and we are a member of the Atkins group of companies, one of the world’s leading engineering and design consulting firms.

Faithful+Gould in Portland is currently looking for candidates for the position of Scheduling Assistant to be assigned to a major client project in the Portland area. You will provide assistance in the delivery of construction scheduling services, assisting senior project staff with time management and control.

The successful candidate will be a competent user of Excel, Microsoft Project, and Primavera in order to assist in updating summary level as well as detailed construction project schedules.

You will assist in listing design, procurement, construction and post construction activities based on review of design documents, examination of site conditions and discussions with owners, design consultants and contractors. You will assist in identifying major milestones, critical approvals, and long lead procurement items and may assist in developing reasonable schedule logic and constraints based on discussion with task owners and /or teams.

You may also assist in developing realistic activity durations based on production rates and available manpower based on discussion with task owners and /or teams.

Job Details

We are seeking candidates with the following skills and qualifications:

High school diploma (or equivalent) plus eight years related experience OR an Associate's Degree in a related technical field plus six years related experience.

You should be articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and good decision making abilities. You should have good communication skills.

You must generally understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

In this role you will be working with a very dynamic team where demands are high and personalities are many. You will need to ask questions comfortably with little hesitation, you must professionally interface with the Client and your Faithful+Gould peers, you must prioritize and organize your workload efficiently, and you must request guidance from management when needed.

You must have current US work authorization to work for any US employer without requiring sponsorship now or at any time in the future. We will be considering local candidates only, you must be in daily commuting distance from the Portland area project site.

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