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Scheduler Level 1 (Construction)

Job ID: 3321
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Infrastructure
Date Posted: Jun 2, 2024



This position is eligible for telework which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.



Scheduler Level 1


Construction & Development




Scheduler Level 2


2 Broadway


9:00 AM to 5:30 PM or as required




$69,650 to $91,416


Open Until Filled




The Scheduler Level 1 is an entry-level project scheduling position. Responsible for providing scheduling support, including preparing construction durations, phasing plans, monitoring contractor schedule updates, and recommending mitigation to delays.




Assists a Senior Scheduler by providing project-level scheduling support to the project team:


Develop project construction duration.


Prepare project phasing plans and participate in project risk assessment and constructability reviews.


Study, review, analyze, and present schedule-related project-specific issues for resolution.


Manage various scheduling and planning functions encompassing conceptual schedules, options analysis, baselines, progress measurement, and schedule analysis at the project level and across the portfolio to identify trends, opportunities, and risks using Primavera P6 software.


Participate in the monthly job progress meetings and project schedule updates to update the project status.


Resolve any discrepancies or disagreements in the status of work activities and their representation in the schedule.


Recommend mitigation to delays.


Evaluate and analyze extensions of time, change orders, and claims.


Determine impacts and prepare necessary schedule frag nets, the chronology of events, charts, flow diagrams, comparison reports, presentations, and narratives.


Work with Project teams to take appropriate corrective actions.


Education and Experience


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field. 


Must have a minimum of seven (5) years of related experience. 




Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Must have focus and ability to deliver on results, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvement.


Must possess excellent team-building, listening, problem-solving, and prioritization skills.


Proficient computer skills (i.e., Windows environment, Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc.) and strong business administrative skills (i.e., presentations, report and letter writing, time management, etc.).


PMI-SP desirable.


Other Information


Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).


Selection Criteria


Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.

How to Apply


MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link. Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.

Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.


The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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