Lead Scheduler – Construction Management

Job Description

Position:             Lead Scheduler – Construction Management
Location:            Ireland
Salary:                €90K+
Experience:        5+ yrs

Alpine Recruitment is seeking a Lead Scheduler – Construction Management for an established T1 Contractor in Dublin, Ireland. Our client has been to the fore in the construction of various flagship projects throughout Ireland and abroad including sports stadiums, healthcare facilities, airports, motorways, and hi-tec/pharma/datacentres.

Hiring Company:

An international Tier One Building and Civil Engineering Contractor with a wide-ranging portfolio in Ireland, the UK, Europe, and the Middle East. Their focus includes Retail, Pharmaceutical, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Hi-Tec/Life Science, Residential, Healthcare, Education, and Hospitality with projects ranging in value up to €400 million. They offer competitive salaries and genuine career advancement prospects.

Job Description:

Develop, maintain, and manage project schedules. Collaborate with project managers, subcontractors, and key stakeholders to ensure on time and within budget project completion. Create detailed schedules, track progress, identify potential delays, and propose solutions to ensure schedule adherence.


  • Schedule Development: Collaborate with project managers, architects, engineers, and subcontractors to create detailed project schedules. Use scheduling software (e.g., Primavera P6, Microsoft Project) to develop comprehensive project timelines. Break down the project into tasks and activities, assigning resources and durations to each.
  • Schedule Maintenance: Continuously update and maintain project schedules to reflect changes, progress, and any delays. Identify and communicate critical path activities that could impact project timelines. Ensure that the project schedule aligns with project goals and objectives.
  • Progress Monitoring: Regularly monitor and report on the progress of various project activities. Analyse schedule variances and deviations and recommend corrective actions. Conduct regular site visits to assess progress and gather information for schedule updates.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Collaborate with project managers, construction teams, and subcontractors to ensure alignment with the project schedule. Communicate schedule updates, changes, and potential delays to relevant stakeholders. Facilitate coordination meetings to discuss scheduling issues and solutions.
  • Risk Assessment: Identify potential risks and delays in the project schedule and work with the team to develop mitigation strategies. Evaluate the impact of scope changes on the project schedule and propose adjustments as needed.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of project schedules, changes, and progress. Prepare regular reports and presentations to update management and stakeholders on project scheduling status.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure that project schedules comply with industry standards and best practices. Review subcontractor schedules to verify alignment with the master project schedule.


  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in construction scheduling, preferably in a lead or senior role.
  • Proficiency in project scheduling software (e.g., Primavera P6, Microsoft Project).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced construction environment.


  • Competitive Salary €90K+
  • Company Vehicle/Car Allowance.
  • Generous contributory pension.
  • Health & Life Insurance.
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
  • Professional membership and subscription fees covered.
  • Five-plus weeks annual leave not including bank/public holidays.

About Us:

  • Established in 2004, Alpine Recruitment Group is a dedicated recruitment solutions business with offices in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
  • We offer our services in permanent, temporary, contract and executive recruitment.
  • We are the partner of choice for leading main contractors, developers, and consultants in Ireland & overseas.
  • Our team of consultants with industry backgrounds treat career-seeking candidates with the same high service as our clients.
  • We aim to develop authentic business partnerships that extend past the initial recruitment process.
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  • Salary €90K+
  • Location Dublin, Leinster, Munster, Connaught, Ulster
  • Contract Full Time
  • Last update 07 December 2023
  • Job Ref RBLS15