Job Description


Job Title

Planner (Project Controls)

Employment Type





Goose Creek, South Carolina 


Based on Experience


  • Builds schedules for all new contracts and some proposals.

  • Merges schedules for multiple independent contracts into one master site schedule.

  • Maintains master site schedule.

  • Performs load-leveling for limited resources.

  • Analyze schedule data and prepare variance reports.

  • Identify strategies to mitigate unfavorable variances and identify opportunities to improve schedule performance.

  • Prepare and present schedule updates for management and customers.

  • Work with project team to monitor work performed, contract modifications, and change in directions for impact to the scope and schedule.

  • Provide input and/or conduct the plan of the day including providing the short term production schedule to plan the daily shop operations.

  • Perform earned value calculations on contracts which require EVM.

  • Work with Purchasing and Material Planning & Logistics to coordinate and plan raw material deliveries; include material availability in the project schedules.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Management, Industrial Management, Business Development, or a related field.

  • Must be a US Citizen or equivalent as defined by the US Department of State.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a planning, scheduling, or project management.

  • Must demonstrate expertise with Microsoft Project; proficiency in Primavera (P6) is also desired.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrate strong decision making, mathematical, and analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

  • Must have strong ethical values, professional attitude, and confidentiality.

  • Able to travel easily throughout the CONUS. (none to minimum travel required)

  • Having proficiency in MS Office (Work, Excel, Outlook) and inputting and using an Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) system for planning and reporting.


  • Planning and scheduling experience in a fabrication job shop environment.

  • Past working experience with a defense related company.

  • Some mechanical technical training or skills is desired.

  • Experience with Shop Tech E-2 ERP system or similar workflow tool.

  • Strong technical/IT skills

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