Construction Project Scheduler Trainee

Chesapeake, VA

MEB headquarters is located in Chesapeake, VA. Known for our quality of work and quality of life, we make it a priority to provide for our employees, clients, and community. Information and qualifications regarding this job are listed below.


The Project Scheduler Trainee is responsible for working with scheduling teams for the development and maintenance schedules for private sector, municipal, state, and federal construction projects including:

  • Wastewater and water treatment
  • Army Corps of Engineers utilizing RMS
  • Pipeline and airfield fueling
  • Commercial and industrial construction and renovation
  • Design-build, Construction-Manager-at-Risk, and Design-bid-build
  • Job Activities
  • Work with business development and estimating teams to produce schedules for proposals
  • Development of project schedules with project teams after job award
  • Determine administrative and construction sequences with the project team (project manager, superintendent, project engineer, and key subcontractors)
  • Enter activities to build schedules in P6 using the determined work sequences
  • Input activity logic, activity codes, and durations as determined by the project team
  • Input data for cost loaded schedules provided by the project team; develop spreadsheets to assist the project team with cost loading
  • Maintain schedule with the project team during the construction phase
  • Enter progress update data
  • Add activities and logic for scope changes
  • Produce reports that demonstrate project status
  • For cost loaded schedules, assist the project manager with production of reports for pay applications
  • Project Scheduler will be working on the development and/or maintenance of multiple projects


  • Three to Five years’ experience in construction
  • One to three years’ experience developing and maintaining schedules for construction projects utilizing Primavera P6 scheduling software
  • Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel software
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


The scheduler trainee reports directly to the Senior Project Scheduler. The senior project scheduler will assist in the training and development of the Project Scheduling Trainee.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


Full time, 8 hour shift


Pre-Employment Drug Screen required. E-Verify. DMV. EOE/Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans

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      MEB is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to affirmative action for applicants and employees who are minorities, women, disabled, or veterans. We verify employment eligibility through E-Verify. Successful applicants will be subject to drug testing.