Entergy Planner/Scheduler II - Sr (Work Management) in Forrest City, Arkansas
Planner/Scheduler II - Sr (Work Management)
Date: Jan 25, 2023
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Posting End Date: 02/14/2023
Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid
Legal Entity: Entergy Arkansas, LLC
3 Positions Available
Responsible for work planning tasks, projects, and day-to-day activities. Responsible for managing exceptions associated with the schedule that Click generates for complex projects. Provides support to the Work Management Supervisor in functional oversight of relevant processes across the jurisdiction.
Screens and consolidates work orders using Maximo.
Manages exceptions associated with the schedule that Click generates.
Manages work order hand-off in cases requiring design engineering.
Provides guidance, direction, and training to other Planner Schedulers and Schedulers within the group on processes, procedures, and application requirements.
Coordinates with other groups (e.g., Design/ Engineering and Supply Chain) on job scope, work packages, job prerequisites, and material and T&E estimates.
Maintains and performs updates on scheduled work, resolves time constraint conflicts, identifies variances, develops explanations to schedule changes, monitors close out tasks, and sends reminders as needed.
Identifies Click schedule exceptions and errors, analyzes alternatives, and recommends solutions to schedule conflicts. Works with affected parties to ensure that conflicts are resolved and/or mitigated.
Coordinates and leads weekly scheduling conferences with local management personnel. Adjusts schedules and work plans based on stakeholder feedback.
Assists with coordination of material and equipment deliveries. Determines if material and equipment deliveries will affect projects and/or maintenance tasks, and coordinates adjustments as needed.
Interfaces with groups such as Project Management and Construction, Major Accounts, Asset Management, and Distribution Operations Center for outage planning and resource coordination. Adjusts schedules and work plans based on stakeholder feedback.
Serves as a member of the Incident Response Team.
Works with the Work Management Supervisor to provide technical oversight of the team of Planner Schedulers and Schedulers to lead a coordinated deployment of resources across the jurisdiction.
Minimum education required of the position
Associate degree or equivalent work experience. Bachelors degree in project coordination or project management preferred.
Minimum experience required of the position
Planner Scheduler II - Sr: 4-6 years in a related field or function, with specific experience in Planning and Scheduling.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deliverables. Ability to work with multiple levels of the organizational structure. Strong verbal and written communications skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Experience managing or mentoring junior staff. Experience/training in planning and scheduling activities. Strong knowledge of and expertise with computer technology. Strong decision making skills. Ability to adapt to changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure.
Any certificates, licenses, etc . required for the position
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Job Function :Professional
FLSA Status :Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1
Req ID: 110466
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
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