Program Scheduler, Mid/Senior - FAA

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Position: Program Scheduler, Mid/Senior


Client: FAA


Location: Cobec Site - Washington, DC (prospective candidate needs to be DMV based; some remote work is available, but this is not a full-time remote position)


Job Summary


Individual will provide program scheduling support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specific experience with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is highly desired. Experience with FAA system engineering and implementation of major FAA systems is desired.


Years of Relevant Experience


The position requires 5-10+ equivalent years of relevant experience in project management and scheduling.


Essential Job Functions


The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related, and/or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.


  • Build quality program schedules, including implementation and investment analysis schedules, whether the schedule is built from the ground up, or is “inherited”.  Quality is defined by the GAO’s draft Best Practices in schedule development.
  • Lead project planning efforts supporting a government program office
  • Gather and process schedule updates; provide analysis and status reports (oral and written) to program stakeholders including technical leads, program management officials, and external entities such as the Office of Management and Budget
  • Evaluate project, program, and cross program dependencies
  • Evaluate program schedules for realism around engineering, implementation, installation and testing
  • Leverage schedule data to generate and provide metrics to program office stakeholders, including critical path analysis
  • Perform other schedule related activities as directed
  • Participate in and support regular risk assessment activities, EVM activities, and baseline reviews


Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required.

Master’s degree is a plus and may count as additional years of experience


Skills Requirements

  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading project planning efforts.
  • Strong analytical, computer and good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in project schedule analysis software, such as Steelray Project Analyzer or Primavera P6, is desired.
  • Experience with, or understanding of, at least one Earned Value Management engine (such as Deltek Cobra) is desired.


Security Requirements

Must be a US citizen or a legal resident for three of the past five years

Must meet eligibility requirements for a US Public Trust security clearance




Occasional travel required as needed by client/s and/or company