L3 Technologies Program Planner/Scheduler 4 in Greenville, Texas

Program Planner/Scheduler 4


We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) is one of four L3 business segments, and provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.

About L3 ISR Segment:

L3’s ISR Systems Segment brings together a broad collection of some 30 unique L3 divisions across 10 business areas to offer a diverse portfolio of innovative sensor and intelligence technologies across the maritime, land, airborne, space, cyber and warfighter domains. Comprised of 15,000 employees in 5 countries including in 16 states in 40 locations, we are a global partner of choice delivering innovative capabilities to gather, share and protect intelligence for a more secure world.

Position Description:

Prepares; develops and coordinates the integrated master plan and integrated master schedule to meet all program objectives. Ensures major projects and program schedules and plans are horizontally and vertically integrated across company functional groups including finance; engineering; material; manufacturing; and quality. Tracks plans and schedules; performs risk analysis; identifies and resolves critical path and network logic conflicts. Utilizes Gantt; PERT; Critical Path; milestone charts; earned value management and other project management techniques to gauge progress and identify performance variances, to facilitate focus and intervention on critical areas.

  • Manage the information within the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), utilizing experience based skill sets and knowledge to develop, interpret and analyze the schedule/cost data.

  • Effective communicator, able to disseminate and explain data to the entire program team, driving the planning process to ensure the IMS accurately reflects 1) how the work is accomplished and, 2) provide data in a form that will aid the team in making sound management decisions.

  • The Program Planner/Scheduler will have sufficient knowledge, training, and understanding of the scheduling discipline prior to support a program.

The Program Planner/Scheduler will lead the team in the use of sound scheduling practices; ensuring program processes align with Enterprise guidelines or Systems descriptions and actively participates as a valued member of the program leadership team. This includes the development of a logically linked network to allow accurate critical path analysis based on network calculations/logic, validation of staffing load with a resource loaded schedule, and regular review of program data by the core program team to assess accuracy and feasibility and promote team buy-in.

The Program Planner/Scheduler should be knowledgeable on all policies and procedures that affect the IMS and be able to translate and apply these requirements on the programs, they support.They also will need to provide detailed analysis of the IMS associated with each update, processing change request with documented visibility into the change, or award of additional scope.

The Planner / Scheduler must possess effective communication skills, be capable of interacting and leading a team, be experienced with problem solving techniques and application of risk mitigation processes with regard to schedules and be highly experienced with:

  • Schedule specific tools, such as MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, etc.

  • Working with Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Fundamentals of Planning, with Cost/Schedule Integration and Schedule Analysis

  • Critical Path Analysis

  • Schedule Risk Analysis

  • Schedule Metric Analysis – such as BEI, CPLI, SPI, etc.

  • Subcontractors schedule integration

  • Managing Risk and Opportunity in the IMS

  • Knowledge of EVMS desired

  • DI-MGMT-81861 Integrated Program Management Report

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:

  • Integrity

  • Excellence

  • Accountability

  • Respect


Bachelor Degree with a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

  • Aircraft Modification scheduling experience is highly desired.

  • Experience desired with MS Project, Primavera, Open Plan, etc.

  • Proficiency required with MS (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Experience desired with: Fundamentals of Planning, with Cost/Schedule Integration and Schedule Analysis; Critical Path Analysis; Schedule Risk Analysis; Schedule Metric Analysis – such as BEI, CPLI, SPI, etc.; Subcontractors schedule integration; Managing Risk and Opportunity in the IMS; DI-MGMT-81861 Integrated Program Management Report

Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Security Clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.


L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Job Planning

Primary Location USA-Texas-Greenville

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Dec 7, 2018, 9:05:20 AM

Req ID: 103902