Lead Scheduler and Estimator ( R-00065333 )
Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Integrated Missions Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.
- Large Infrastructure
- Mission Support
- Digital Modernization
- Command & Control
- Mission Applications
- Environmental Science
- Nuclear Security
- Engineering Services
The Civil Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Lead Scheduler and Estimator. This is an exciting opportunity to use your scheduling and estimating experience to successfully transition a large DOE program in the Oak Ridge, TN area. This is a 90-day Position, with option for full time.
This position requires deep understanding of scheduling practices to include Basis of Estimates (BOE) and baseline schedules, integrated Master Plans and Work breakdown structures and risk analysis to establish a performance management baseline (PMB). Working knowledge of DOE O413.3 and EIA 748 EVMS requirements. Daily activities include being imbedded on integrated project teams, soliciting input from the technical team to ensure all dependencies (internal and external) are documented and tracked. Additionally the successful candidate will actively support variance analysis, baseline reviews, interface with other internal teams to develop and prepare resource assignments, identify and document schedule and risk, manage the integrity of the baseline data, including baseline change proposals, and provide inputs in support of the business rhythms. The candidate must be able to communicate the impact of schedule status and baseline changes to a senior level audience. Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively
Institute schedule refinement and adherence methodologies to identify, control, and eliminate potential cost and schedule deviations
Review and present the Integrated Program Baseline (or resource loaded schedule)
Prepare program status reviews and other formal reviews
Provide Contractor input to the Award Fee Plan reviews
- Review Statement of Objectives from the customer to evaluate task order requirements/needs
-Requires a BA degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience. 12 years experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
- Supports requirements analysis and interpretation with Solution Lead and Proposal Manager in support of BOE analysis
- Significant collaboration and coordination with external customers, management, subcontractors, vendors, and other program teams (technical, functional, etc.)
- Leads and directs BOE teams made up of subject matter experts and solution leaders
- Analyze, evaluate, and plan methods of approach to BOEs
- Support activities for process creation/process improvement including providing recommendations in this area
- Supports one or more of the following BOE methods for use on assigned efforts: Directed, Analogy, Parametric, Task Decomposition, Expert Opinion and Commercial Item Acquisition
Experience with requirements analysis and BOE development
Experience leading matrixed teams
Desire to succeed in an ambiguous environment, with the fortitude to drive tasks to closure
Understanding of program and staffing documentation, inclusive of Basis of Estimates, EACs, Staffing Models/Projections, and Program Management Plans
Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Proficient Excel user
Requires deep scheduling and estimating knowledge to lead cross-family projects and integrated project teams across multiple disciplines
Requires a BA degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience. 12 years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
The candidate must be able to communicate the impact of schedule status and baseline changes to a senior level audience.
Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.Pay Range: