Jacobs Scheduler in Orlando, Florida



Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

Jacobs is actively seeking a MS Project scheduler to support our client, the Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM), Program Manager Training Systems (PM TRASYS). The candidate’s primary duty is to maintain Integrated Master Schedules in Microsoft Project or Microsoft Enterprise Project Server and providing direct support to members of the Program Management Office (PMO) executive staff in Orlando, FL. The scheduler will directly support the Assistant Program Manager – Programs (APM-P) and individual USMC Program Managers in the development of their training system program schedules.

Candidate Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with client Program Managers to develop individual Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) and incorporate Future Year Defense Plan (FYDP) timeframes for each of the projects in the PM TRASYS project portfolio through the assessment of all acquisition lifecycle and milestone events of each program.

  • Include activities for each program office competency (i.e. Contracts, Engineering, Logistics, Finance, and Program Management) in program IMS.

  • Assess current processes and develop standard business rules for the utilization and updating of IMS across the program office. Prepare updates to reflect the new program requirements.

  • Create IMS templates for use by program Integrated Project Team(s) to schedule activities.

  • Managing the transition of schedules and templates from internal Data & Asset Tracking Applications to Microsoft Project or Microsoft Enterprise Project Server

  • Recommending, developing and revising program processes to streamline PMO tasks and reduce required resources.

  • Developing training materials.

  • Conducting new user and refresher IMS training to PM TRASYS personnel (Government/Support Contractor).



  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management or related field from an accredited college or university and three (3) or more years of progressive and relevant experience in office management or administration required. Additional related experience may substitute for education.

  • Program support experience in a DoD Program Management Office environment is desired.

  • Capable of working independently with minimal supervision is required.

  • Must be capable of exercising discretion and applying independent judgement with respect to PMO matters of significance.

  • Experience with the defense system acquisition lifecycle is very desirable.

  • Familiarity with Future Year Defense Plan (FYDP) timelines is highly desirable.

  • Must be competent in the use of Microsoft Project or Microsoft Enterprise Project Server.

  • Experience with the MS Office software suite (Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel) with SharePoint is desirable.

  • Good oral and written communication skills are required.

  • Must be self-motivated and have strong interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills are required.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

  • A current Secret Security Clearance is desired.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • Working at a computer or desk (considerations: sitting, eye strain, hand strain)

  • May involve long periods of sitting

Work Environment

  • An inside office environment

  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

  • Need to work well with, co-operate, and support clients, supervisors, and co-workers

Equipment and Machines

  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation.

  • Working at a computer or desk


  • Normal hours are Monday – Friday 7:00am – 5:00pm.

  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines

  • Regular attendance is necessary and required

Other Essential Functions

  • Must be able to communicate effectively

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, supervisors and co-workers

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others

  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment

  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace

  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain an interim and a permanent U.S. DOD Secret Security Clearance.

The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our Core Values: Profitable Growth is an Imperative, People are the heart of our business, Clients are our valued partners, and Performance excellence is our commitment. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmation Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disbility, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Florida-Orlando

Travel No

Req ID: ATE00006R