Planner/Scheduler

Aecon Group - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Under the general supervision of the Sr. Planner/ Scheduler, the Planner/Scheduler will be responsible for providing guidance and support to the pursuit and operations teams in the estimating and planning of various Contracts. The Planner/Scheduler will be responsible for the production and development of complex, resource loaded project schedules, gathering and interpreting project data from both internal and external sources throughout the project’s life cycle and influence and advise on corrective actions when necessary. Our job sites are located throughout the Province of Ontario.

Key Responsibilities
Plan and supervise the effort to establish milestones for complete projects or major portions of projects. Review project work activities to ensure support of project milestones
Development and maintenance of resource loaded project schedules for multi-year projects in Primavera P6 from proposals, contract documents and estimates with attention to details including critical path analysis and constructability
Gathering and interpreting project data from both internal and external sources
Provide planning, scheduling guidance and support for various crews/teams by suggesting the most appropriate period or season to execute works in while minimizing impacts on the environment
Responsible for the development and total integration of the schedule activities and individual schedules provided by third parties
Identify schedule considerations and problems resulting from interdisciplinary or group restraints and interfaces
Review the performing spreads’ work logic and determine adequacy of schedules in support of overall project schedule
Assist the monitoring, reviewing, and analysis of the schedule and status during all phases of the project, including the analysis of any schedule deviations and corrective actions. Question subcontractors' schedules, while forecasting and trending completion target dates to ensure contractor plans are realistic and achievable. Reports serious deviations accordingly
Create and implement progress measurements and/or validate contractors' perceived progress including KPI’s
Maintain schedule forecast throughout the project life cycle by verifying schedules are properly updated and linked to the master schedules if prepared by outside parties
Plan, perform and support resource loading and leveling
Work closely with the Project teams to align project baseline schedules with baseline budget for all direct and indirect accounts and activities, identify trends and schedule impacts
Develop cash curves based on control estimates and project schedules for cash forecasting
Monitor and report critical path and schedule performance of the total project. assist with project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule and seek the advice of the Contracts Manager
Review or assist in reviewing proposal provisions related to schedule and develop supporting data for contract negotiations
Review and analyze comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between the projects
Provide the Project team with timely, informed, and up-to-date project schedule information including trends and forecasts as well as progress, schedule and planning input to the weekly, Bi-weekly and monthly project reports
Supervises junior engineers and students
Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge & Skills
Experience in the Transportation sector
Able to read, understand and interpret drawings and contracts
2 -5 years’ experience in project planning/scheduling in the construction industry preferred
Post-secondary education would be considered an asset
Experience in Primavera P6 would be considered an asset
Strong communication skills - oral and written
Self-motivated with good organizational skills
Ability to work well with others as a team
Valid G driver’s license and access to own vehicle
Open to travel to job sites throughout the Province of Ontario