Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76155

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.


Role: Scheduler



Purpose of Position

The Scheduler will develop the Integrated Schedule (IMS) for FlightSafety Defense programs, and is part of Business Operations team that supports Program Management, Business Development, and the Operations staff.


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The Scheduler will be responsible for developing detailed logically linked schedules and maintaining weekly status for multiple projects.

  • The Scheduler will evaluate project critical path(s) and track project schedule metric data.

  • The Scheduler coordinates with program managers, project managers (IPT Leads), engineers and other teammates on schedule development and maintenance.

  • The Scheduler will also work with the Program Control Account Manager to collect and manage earned

  • value data relative to the program schedule.

  • Tracks the IMS Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) and ensures all contracted data deliverables are met on time or earlier.

  • Coordinates and prepares all documentation/presentations required for internal functions relative to IMS/IMP.

  • Develops and maintains the program's IMS including the following key responsibilities and functions: Prepares and delivers the monthly schedule file, consistent with the accompanying monthly narrative. Interfaces with local and remote team members.

  • Develops and publishes routine, special-purpose and custom reports for program personnel using scheduling software.

  • Incorporates approved Schedule Change Requests and other authorized changes as required and maintains detailed logs of all changes.

  • Supports the planning and development of change proposals and analyzes potential impacts on the schedule network and scheduled dates.

  • Prepares and maintains composite top-level schedules (big picture) using automated scheduling

  • techniques.

  • Reviews incoming correspondence to determine action requirements relative to the IMS/IMP and manages applicable responses to ensure content and contractual delivery dates.

  • Lead and support Internal Baseline Reviews (IBRs) with the customer.

  • Provides technical (EVMS scheduling) guidance to project team members and administrative support personnel as required.

  • Holds significant discussions and interviews with managers within the project, proposal, or program team to thoroughly understand scheduling change requests and issues.

  • Travels as required for customer, site, and /or subcontract interfaces. Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


Minimum Experience

  • A minimum of Two years of experience in project development/scheduling or data science. Experience in Government contracting is highly desirable.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience with DoD Integrated Schedule (IMS) or Production Scheduling/MRP development, maintenance, and enhancement, with ability to reflect and defend traceability between the two documents and all relevant contractual documents

  • Experience or ability to quickly learn about the development and maintenance of time-phased logically connected, resource loaded program schedules and networks and be able to explain them to the detail level

  • Defines, estimates, and interrelates detailed tasks, work packages, and summary tasks into a logically connected network defining the work schedule to be accomplished for contract execution

  • Knowledge of the DCMA 14 Point analysis process desirable. Works closely with technical subject matter experts.

  • Familiar with Earned value management, preferably in schedule development and program management.

  • Experience with designing and performing Schedule Risk Assessments (SRA) per DoD guidelines on contractual IMS products desirable.

  • Manipulates schedule and SRA products in order to plan, anticipate, and identify risks to program management and engineering staff and support risk mitigation activities

  • Experience and certification in Microsoft Project or Primavera desirable.


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered by an employee to successfully perform 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 teammate is regularly required to sit, use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The teammate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The teammate must have close and distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas