Scheduler Estimator

Chenega MIOS
Washington, District Of Columbia
Closing date
Dec 21, 2023

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Scheduler Estimator

Washington, DC (Navy Yard)

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chenega Worldwide Support (CWS) is a premier provider of Architecture and Engineering support services to federal customers around the world. Founded in 2016 to support federal operations OCONUS, CWS holds true to its mission that no matter the location, we are there to get the job done.

The Scheduler Estimator will collaborate with the NAVFAC field offices relating to Project Management and Construction Engineering for various projects.

  • Review and analyze the contractor's initial and monthly updated CPM schedules for logic, duration changes, and milestone changes.
  • Visit construction sites to monitor activity progress and develop cost estimates.
  • Manage concurrent delays and determine whether delays are excusable and compensable.
  • Identify and manage the need for a modification to scope, cost, and/or schedule based on collaboration with supported Command, designer, and/or other entities.
  • Collaborate with others on the issuance of the contractor request for proposal.
  • Prepare independent government estimates (IGEs) when needed.
  • Collaborate on the preparation of sketches and drawings in support of negotiations and issuance of the modification.
  • Prepare the final documentation and wording for the modification including justification for cost and time involved for final submission to the Contracting Officer.
  • Manage technical support for claims, disputes, terminations processing, negotiation, and resolution.
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, estimates, fact sheets, status reports, and schedules as required to complete project assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, or related fields
  • 10+ years of CPM scheduling and estimating experience of qualifications, including education, experience, certifications, and clearances that are quantifiable
  • Experience as a Construction Manager is helpful
  • Extensive practical experience with the development and successful application of such techniques to specific contracts, projects, large-scale programs, and the detailed analysis of contractor requests for equitable adjustments and claims.
  • Interim Secret clearance

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Extensive technical and practical knowledge, and experience as a Construction Manager
  • Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods as well as construction management
  • Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes
  • Ability to prepare estimates for proposed Government changes
  • Expert level understanding of the scheduling techniques utilized by the construction industry such as P6
  • Must possess a keen understanding of schedules utilizing network analysis and the potential impact of modifications to the critical path
  • Must have familiarity with schedule delay/disruption analysis methods, including the advantages and disadvantages and the correct application of each method
  • Ability to conduct a delay analysis to determine cause and effect
  • Responsibility for the delay, determining relationships to impacted activities
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of key issues such as float, concurrencies, constructive acceleration, impacts on unchanged work, and the cumulative effect of changes
  • Possess a working knowledge of the legal aspects of schedules and the ability to give expert testimony in defense of the government in claims
  • Ability to apply this knowledge towards contributing new methods and approaches to defending NAVFAC against construction scheduling claims
  • Must possess expert-level knowledge of computer scheduling software, including Primavera P6 and Primavera Claim Digger, Microsoft project, Cost works, and RS Means
  • Expert level of knowledge in using computer applications to analyze and make informed decisions and projections on the general health of a project based on earned values and actual progress
  • A fundamental knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, electronic mail, internet, and database software is required
  • In-depth knowledge of the various types of construction contracts, project delivery methods, and regulations governing Federal contract administration
  • Able and willing to traverse construction job sites (approximately 20% of the time)
  • Able to communicate (both orally and in writing) effectively to all leadership levels
  • Knowledge and experience with applicable Codes and Industry Standards
  • Proficiency with industry-standard software packages such as Primavera" P6", Microsoft Project, Cost Works, and RS Means
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required
  • Knowledge of computer operations and software applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), Primavera P6

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. We believe there's always room to learn from entry-level employees to senior leaders.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to our relationships with our clients, team members, and communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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Chenega Corporation’s Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides innovative solutions for federal, DOD, and commercial customers worldwide. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, Chenega MIOS is a shared services division of Chenega Corporation. As an Alaska Native Corporation, 100% of our profits benefit our Native shareholders through preservation of culture and heritage or being reinvested in the business, truly making Chenega a “Corporation with a higher cause.” 

Chenega MIOS provides standard business services to its 20+ wholly-owned companies of Chenega Corporation and assists in managing contracts with a net value of over $600 million. Together, the companies aligned under the MIOS SBU offer a diverse range of capabilities that strengthen our capacity for shared knowledge and mission-focused service to our customers. These capabilities include but are not limited to information technology, systems engineering, records management, and staff services. 

As a 2020 Top Workplace, we are proud to be a Washington Post featured employer and are always looking for dedicated professionals in the DC Metro region. Still, our footprint reaches across the globe with work in 39 states, DC, Guam, and 11 different countries. Please find our DC Metro area positions below, and for more information on Chenega MIOS, our capabilities, and employment opportunities, please visit

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