Technical Project Manager III - Federal

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Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: Herndon, VA, US, 21090

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

Job Description

Responsibilities of the Master Project Scheduler:

  • Develop and maintain integrated master schedules for multiple projects.
  • Developing and maintaining Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) for various Inside Plant and Outside Plant projects.
  • Conduct project reviews in order to identify risks and to aid in coordination of overall execution. Effectively communicate scheduling issues in a timely manner.
  • Develop general project scheduling plans that are aligned and traceable to the project Statement of Work.
  • Work with project teams to develop, integrate, and maintain project schedules that may include subcontractor schedules.
  • Develop and maintain IMS plans that are compliant with industry and DoD, quality standards.
  • Management Meetings: Take part in schedule and risk discussions for all assigned projects in upper management meetings and in customer briefings/presentations.
  • Project Monitoring: Work with project teams to monitor all projects with regard to scheduling and sequencing of planned activities. Candidate will also be responsible for the tracking of a recovery plan if the program falls behind the schedule baseline.
  • Communicate summaries and recommendations to the Program Manager.
  • Foresees difficulties and reacts to communicate and avoid misunderstanding.
  • Sequences and schedules the project work elements and works with the Project Management team to determine the resources required for each work element.

    Other duties may include but not limited to:

  • Collect and present IMS health metrics, for the Risks/Opportunities Management Plan.
  • Engineering resource planning / scheduling.
  • Packaging information for distribution to various audiences.
  • Project Reporting
  • Provides regular reports to the Project Management team on all projects he/she is responsible for.




Bachelors or Equivalent


  • Bachelor Degree or four additional years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • Experience in developing and maintaining large complex integrated schedules for multimillion dollar programs / projects with multiple sub-projects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project

Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or Scheduling Profession PMI-SP or equivalent is desirable

Security Requirements:

  • US Citizenship required
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Must maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information (applicants selected will be subject to a government security re-investigation)

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition #: 153316

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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