JPL Internship – Schedule Analyst

Website JPL

Job Description:

We are seeking a Project Schedule Analyst (PSA) to become an integral team member on the project business team, supporting one of our exciting programs and/or projects in Earth Science or Planetary Science Directorate. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the business planning of a JPL mission from the concept studies phase! Together we can make a big difference to explore the unknown to help benefit humanity!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain detailed network schedules in MS Project Server including the extraction and analysis of various schedule related data required for monthly/quarterly reporting.
  • Works on critical, often self-initiated, ad-hoc assignments and projects with minimal direction.
  • Assist in the production of high-level summary schedule reports.
  • Conduct and report “what-if” schedule scenarios.
  • Work with Lead Scheduler on integrating schedule impact artifacts into schedule presentation package and be able to identify and/or present major takeaways from any set of PSA analysis presentation charts
  • Support monthly change control board meetings, and incorporate approved liens (BCRs) into the project baseline or estimate at complete (EAC).
  • Identify and communicate anomalies in the schedule data, analyze horizontal logic and critical path traceability.
  • Build, maintain, analyze, and report schedule concerns, associated metrics, and schedule products.
  • Learn technical knowledge about a project to help derive schedule risks and potential negative impacts/opportunities to the project schedule

Job Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience scheduling experience and/or familiar with project planning concepts
  • Previous experience in a project team environment with project reporting, integrated cost/schedule planning, earned value management (EVM), and various performance measurement techniques.
  • Resourceful and self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Typically has a Bachelor’s AND 3+ years of related experience, Master’s degree AND 1+ year of experience, or PhD.
  • Strong user of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with cost-schedule baseline change control processes.

Job Details:

Company: JPL

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pasadena, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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