Program Planner (Onsite), EastHartford, Connecticut

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EastHartford, Connecticut

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

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​Pratt & Whitney is working to, once again, transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. Pratt & Whitney is laser focused on offering flexibility to our employees. We’ve introduced role types (Onsite, Hybrid, or Remote) and now list them in the job posting title so candidates know where they will operate in our blended work environment.

* Please consider the following role type definition as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future. Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

Are you ready to go beyond?

***This is based onsite in East Hartford, CT and requires 5+ years of planning experience in addition to an active U.S. Government Security Clearance.***

Pratt & Whitney’s Program Planning & Scheduling (PP&S) organization is searching for a Program Planner. The PP&S organization works with key program stakeholders to promote the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) as a healthy, integrated management tool. The master schedule is the program’s most powerful management tool and when properly maintained, the schedule can be used to influence program management decisions and actions. PP&S supports various programs by managing the IMS content, providing quality analysis of the product and ensuring that it meets government and company standards.

The Program Planner works with program office stakeholders and partners to ensure quality inputs and baseline integrity. They apply their advanced knowledge in consulting with Earned Value team members and Cost Account Managers (CAMs) on Military Engine Programs, promoting the IMS as a healthy, integrated management tool.

Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

Maintain schedule health, making sure that the schedule is vertically and horizontally linked to perform program critical path assessments with limited oversight.
Provide consulting support to technical work scope owners by analyzing program plans, assisting technical experts in developing schedule baseline changes, and integrating proposed changes into existing schedules. Validate and approve all program schedule inputs.
Assess the variance and mitigation plans of technical experts in order to maintain the IMS as a tool to manage technical execution.
Lead the development and delivery of Schedule Risk Assessments (SRAs) as well as the IMS to internal and external customers in accordance with schedule quality and technical performance requirements as identified by contract and company procedure.
Act as the program IMS point of contact in program reviews.
Partner with Earned Value Analysts and CAMs to ensure alignment between schedule and earned value information.
Develop working schedules for estimating. Preparing proposal and preliminary schedules as required and integrating proposed changes into existing schedules
Create and update scheduling procedures and standard work. Continuously expand and update technical knowledge in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity as well as communicating improvements and efficiencies in scheduling processes.

Basic Qualifications:

A minimum of 5 years of experience (Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience or advanced degree with 3 years of experience) to include :
Working as a program level planner using logic-driven scheduling software such as Primavera, MS Project or Open Plan.
Experience analyzing schedules for quality in their construction and ability to produce valid critical paths.
Demonstrated proficiency in efficient and effective schedule analysis.
Knowledge in the application of integrated cost/schedule techniques on programs.
Must be proficient in MS Office Programs (MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word).
Actively hold a Government Security Clearance.
US Citizenship


Familiarity with the NDIA’s Planning and Scheduling Excellence Guide.
Demonstrated understanding of earned value management principles and their application to complex projects.
Experience with IPMR reporting requirements.
Experience working on schedules that require baseline change control and monthly IMS reporting.
Experience on government compliance programs, and familiarity with the DoD Earned Value Management System Interpretation Guide (EVM Sig).
Experience using a Monte Carlo schedule risk simulator (i.e. Primavera Risk Analysis, Acumen Fuse).
Understanding of systems/project engineering concepts and practices.
Organized and self-motivated with excellent verbal/written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills.
Ability to efficiently and effectively handle multiple shifting priorities while meeting deadlines.


Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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