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Technical Staffing Resources

Lead Construction Scheduler (P6 / MS Project)- Overseas

Technical Staffing Resources - Houston, TX


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Job Location:

Houston Texas

Job Description:

****Overseas Assignment – KBRWyle Diego Garcia

We have an immediate need for a Lead Scheduler (P6 / MS Project) to work for 7 months on-site at the US Navy base in Diego Garcia

, an atoll in the Indian Ocean.

Hiring Pre-requisites and Assignment Requirements:

Medical screening

– Must be able to pass a comprehensive medical screening and physical exam.

Complete Pre-deployment on-line training and certification

Work Schedule

– 6 days/week with maximum of 10 hours /day; position pays $65.00 per hour; straight-time for overtime hours worked; average work week 60 – 70 hours

Duration of assignment

– April – October with possible extensions, as an option. No travel home

Work Description:

We are forming a rapid response team comprised of a Project Manager/Planner, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Scheduler, and Estimator to transition minor construction and equipment maintenance refurbishment projects (Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) in progress from the incumbent to KBR. We will assess, plan, schedule, estimate the effort to takeover that work. We will be given a dozen of more on new RFPs for new work to engineer, plan, schedule, estimate and submit proposals to the Navy. The team will be dissolved late in the transition period as we hire the incumbent’s IDIQ team on a permanent basis.

Job Description/Qualifications - Lead Scheduler:

Ensures the development and completion of job progress milestones through scheduling and use of Primavera P6, Microsoft Project or similar scheduling software.

Coordinates with procurement and material mangers as well as engineering work group leads pertaining to essential items of supply.

Provides priorities for projects to guarantee completion.

Contributes to forecasts and disbursements by performing schedule analysis.

Under general direction, uses specialized knowledge or skills to solve complex and unique problems, or direct the daily activities of a business, technical support, or functional support within project controls. Establishes priorities for the completion of assigned tasks.

Uses judgment to interpret internal and external issues and develop best practices.

May direct resources, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to less experienced team members.

Relies upon experience, interpersonal skills, and broad knowledge of project controls to ensure task completion in compliance with policies, procedures, and business strategy.

Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 10 years of experience.

Deployment arrangements

KBR provides all travel authorization paperwork- Must have a valid and current US Passport or other authorized travel permit

TSR pays for travel mobilization airfare from Point of Origin to Singapore, Singapore and demobilization airfare from Singapore, Singapore mto point of origin

KBR pays for military airfare between Singapore, Singapore and Diego Garcia

Living arrangements provided by KBR:


Food (3 meals/day)


On-island transportation

If you would like to be considered, please send your resume to

, confirm your availability to meet this schedule, and pre-hiring requisites.

PLID: 5096

17 days 18 hours ago

Technical Staffing Resources

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Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
If you’re an experienced professional who gets excited at the thought of working on or supporting some of the world’s largest, most complex and groundbreaking projects, we want to meet you and help you become part of the KBR team. Technical Staffing Resources is a full-service staffing firm with nearly 70 years of experience in sourcing top-quality talent for engineering, IT, legal, accounting, finance and administrative positions, including contract, contract-to-hire and permanent placements. As a wholly owned subsidiary of KBR, we serve these sectors: energy, hydrocarbons, technology, power, minerals, government and defense, industrial services and infrastructure, and civil and commercial infrastructure. We are the primary staffing resource at KBR offices and project sites around the world, and we manage staffing agency supply chains on KBR’s behalf. Let us help you chart your career path and join one of the world’s most respected engineering, procurement and construction companies. Contact us today and get started finding your next ideal opportunity.