Planner/Scheduler

RANGELAND ENGINEERING - Calgary, AB (22 days ago)

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November 13th, 2019

Rangeland Engineering is currently seeking a Planner/Scheduler for our EP/EPCM/EPC projects in our Calgary office.

This role has overall responsibility for developing and maintaining schedules for and managing the day-to-day production work flow. The Planner / Scheduler demonstrates effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy at all times, with strong conflict management and resolution skills. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key responsibilities:
Develop project-specific Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Produce the project plan, define the stages and deadlines
Load the schedule with man-hours and cost, perform the leveling analysis
Review and integrate the project scope and budget with the project schedule
Support the project manager with project approvals and funding authorizations with required schedule milestones and baselines
Establish and maintain the project baseline schedule with the input of key project team members
Ensure project baselines are established, monitored, and tracked over the life of the project
Lead bi-weekly/monthly schedule reviews with the project manager
Lead weekly progress review meetings with project managers, buyers and engineering discipline leads
Review reports for consistency between the schedule and cost data and analysis
Ensure integration of the cost reports with the project schedule
Ensure key milestone dates are maintained and communicated
Ensure the critical path is understood and variances tracked
Identify potential delays and assess its impact to the project
Lead the integration of each contractor’s schedule in the master schedule
Manage the day-to-day workflow for all phases of each project and ensure communication with all departments involved so that deadlines are maintained
Provide solutions to planned scheduling conflicts immediately
Identify and implement planning system and process improvements
Improve forecasting tools and procedures through application of innovative ideas

Experience:
Post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field
Minimum 15 years experience in a planning and scheduling role

Requirements:
Knowledge and experience in a related field
Ability to motivate teams within tight time frames and simultaneously manage several projects
Willingness to work a flexible schedule
Advanced proficiency with MS Excel, MS Project and Primavera P6 software
Sound planning, prioritization, and execution skills
A well-defined sense of diplomacy and people management skills
Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
Knowledge of best practices in internal controls

Personal Attributes:
Client focus
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Quality oriented
Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm demeanor
Integrity, confidentiality, and accountability
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
Planning and organizing
Problem solving

Only candidates meeting the above requirements will be considered. Please forward your resume to careers@rangelandeng.com