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Program Scheduler in Oakland, CA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Oakland, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Kal Krishnan Consulting Services, Inc. (KKCS), a California Corporation, is a full-service engineering & design, construction management, and program management organization. The firm has grown steadily in size and capability since its founding in 1987, and today employs more than 85 professionals in our regional offices. KKCS has attracted to its staff a full complement of highly experienced, talented, and dedicated professionals who bring a collaborative, integrated team approach to our clients projects.

KKCS experience includes work on rail, airports, ports, freeways, schools, universities, facilities, water, wastewater, bridges, and roadways. Our client list includes federal agencies, state agencies, regional agencies, and private clients. KKCS has broad experience and expertise in engineering design, project management and project controls services.

The KKCS culture is rooted in the ideals of integrity, safety, diversity, and ethical business practices, which is a commitment shared by all KKCS employees throughout our offices and project sites around the country. We have a positive impact on the communities we serve by not only improving infrastructure but also providing service at a relatively low cost to the taxpayer. This allows for more money to be available to the agencies we serve, that inevitably will be reinvested in the community. At KKCS, we value the individual employee and the importance of their contributions toward quality improvement.


  • Company-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees
  • 401K retirement plan with company matching contribution
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) benefits
  • Company-paid long-term (LTD) insurance
  • Annual tuition assistance allowance for employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Relocation allowance


KKCS is seeking an experienced construction program scheduler with expert knowledge in design-build and design-bid-build project delivery methodologies for a full-time Program Scheduler opportunity in downtown Los Angeles. The position is scheduled to begin as soon as possible.


  • Develops and maintains program schedules; identifies relationships, logic, milestones and constraints for construction of various types.
  • Monitors and actively participates in project and program issues while administering best practices and standards.
  • Performs needed QA/QC on program schedules to conform with program goals for various project types.
  • Solicits accurate and timely schedule updates from project team while performing schedule impact analyses and makes recommendations.
  • Creates and develops conceptual what-if schedules for large complex multi-year projects.
  • Prepares ad-hoc reports as directed by management.

When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.


Required Experience

  • Eight (8) years of full-time paid professional experience in scheduling for an owner or general contractor, preferably working on multiple educational facilities or public works projects
  • Knowledge of design-bid-build and design-build project delivery methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in Primavera 15.1 or above and MS Office Suite
  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management

Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of Public Works Agency requirements and how schedules are impacted by these requirements (agencies such as DSA, CEQA, etc.)
  • Experience in using SQL or MS Access to retrieve data from various data sets