Project Controls Scheduler

Temporary Contract Work at TVA

Start Date: Oct. 1, 2020

Duration:  Approx. 3 months 

Location:  Cumberland Fossil Plant and/or Kingston Fossil Plant

TVA Organization: Generation Services – Power Service Shop Project Controls

Pay: $57 to $63 per hour, depending on experience, 1½ rate for overtime

Work Schedule:  6:00 am to 5:00 pm, 6 or 7 days week, depending on crew schedule

To apply, email your resume to:   gro.IVByMnull@aeniwsal

Job Duties

  • Plans, prepares, and coordinates project & organizational reports used to document status, variances, progress, track indicators, and control changes to multiple projects and/or production schedules.
  • Developing manpower and equipment forecasts, schedule baselines, and recommending schedule adjustments.
  • Assists in developing project prioritization by applying resource leveling/smoothing techniques utilized in a repair/maintenance facility production environment.
  • Prepares summary & detail department/craft level schedule performance reports to keep plant/regional/project managers aware of overall outage schedule performance.
  • Assists the production units by preparing various schedule scenarios and project benefit analysis.
  • Applies resource leveling/smoothing techniques and prepares risk analysis reports & recommendations.
  • Provides field support as required during outages & interfaces with engineering, plant, & partners on a continuous basis.
  • Supports processes including lessons learned, schedule integration techniques, work management, and process improvement.
  • Responsible for developing and establishing processes and procedures designed to standardize and replicate best practices for TVA’s turbine-generator fleet.
  • Tracks the physical progress of multiple outage projects/production schedules to ensure work is developing as planned.
  • Conducts project/equipment walk-downs to verify that progress reported is accurate and daily work-center/equipment line-ups are reflected in schedule and have proper work activities.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field, or equivalent.
  • Should possess a minimum of 7 years experience in a repair/maintenance facility production environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of generating power plant systems (Fossil, Hydro, Nuclear) is desirable. 
  • Must have detailed knowledge of project control practices, methods, procedures. 
  • Certification by the Project Management Institute or AACE International is desirable as evidence of proficiency.


  • Production Scheduling Techniques (CPM); Scheduling Software (Primavera 6); PC software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • General Project Management Concepts
  • Cost and Schedule Integration Techniques
  • Multiple Resource (manpower/equip.)
  • Forecasts/ Analysis
  • Work Production Practices
  • Resource/leveling, smoothing techniques
  • TVA Systems (Maximo, BIDS)
  • Multi-networking integration methodologies
  • Engineering & Administrative procedures, policies, standards, safety rules
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Working knowledge of plant systems & equipment

Please Note

You must be a TVA retiree or former employee to perform contract work through BVI.
In addition, you must be in compliance with TVA’s Contractor Return Restrictions.