Project Scheduler

  • Westfield (UK)
  • Published: 17.11.2023
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI is an equal opportunities employer, for full details of our policies please see our careers page.

Your responsibilities

  • Is aware of all Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) requirements relevant to their role, and implements and complies with them
  • Generates accurate Site System Time Schedules (S-STS) for the execution phase on site, based on an overall project time schedule
  • Builds a Site System Time Schedule as an integrated construction project
  • Controls schedule, based on contract scope requirements. This should establish optimal work sequences, in co-operation with all those involved in the scope
  • Integrates all activities for the M&E construction and commissioning functions
  • Manages schedules between internal partners, customers if applicable, consortium and external partners
  • Supports the Construction Manager by collection of on-site progress reports
  • Monitors and reports suppliers progress on site
  • Recommends improvements where the site incurs expected delays
  • Follows the monthly update of S-STS through construction execution, expedite Site issues in conjunction with supervisors and/or functional groups as required
  • Keeps an as-built schedule depicting a comparison of the original baseline versus the actual execution, identifying project specific reasons for contractually sensitive deviations
  • Updates, prepares and delivers S-STS weekly/monthly schedule progress reports as required by the project
  • Plans and implements internal and external reporting procedures
  • Ensures that the project team, partners and clients understand and adhere to their reporting requirements
  • Monitors, analyses and forecasts schedule performance compared to the established project plan using Critical Path Analysis Method (CPM) and Float Management. Focuses on early identification of risks and opportunities facilitates proactive actions that will optimise on-time performance of internal and subcontracted deliverables
  • Advises Site Manager / Site Coordinator and other functional Site Team members of status and recommended strategies to respond to identified risks and opportunities
  • Monitors and reports scheduled performance against performance to date and forecasted to completion, compared to baseline
  • Prepares schedule and progress reports including S-curves as per contract and internal requirements. Reports deviation against baseline in view of protecting project interest against potential claims
  • Represents project schedule matters with partners, suppliers and clients
  • Delivers Lessons Learned and feedback for current and future projects
  • Keeps the Site Manager informed of all site related activities

Your experiences

Professional Qualifications
  • University degree in mechanical or electrical Engineer or equivalent
  • Previous experience as Project Scheduler in the heavy / industrial business. Preferably in the field of Waste to Energy / Power Plant
  • Knowledge of relevant HSEQ legal and management system requirements
  • Valid Safety Contractors Certificate (SCC), Safepass (ROI), CSCS or CCNSG card or equivalent
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft suite applications with user knowledge of Sharepoint, MS Project and Advanced Primavera 6
Personal Qualifications
  • Solution orientated
  • Good forward planner
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to present ideas effectively
  • Able to evaluate ideas of others
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good command of English, other languages an advantage

We offer

  • Very competitive salaries with annual performance reviews and bonus awards
  • Pension scheme, life insurance and disability insurance
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family
  • Inclusive, values led culture
  • Responsibility and challenge within multi discipline field of activities
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Tailored learning and development opportunities
  • Career path options 


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.