Project Planner

Babcock - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.

In Canada, Babcock is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.

Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis. Collectively at Babcock, our employees exude the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:

Always strive to deliver

Build great relationships based on trust

Safeguard customers’ reputations

Never compromise on health and safety

Challenge ourselves and each other

Respect people and value their diversity

Thrive on complexity

Trust our people to deliver

In this role, you will:
Analyze, vet, and interrogate Work Specifications to ensure a full and detailed understanding of customer requirements (including resource and material identification)

Provide technical support for the contract bid preparation during the planning phase including:

Work breakdown

Specification clarification

Identification of subcontracts

Attending meetings as required

Create Manageable Tasks and management activities utilizing custom software

Investigate and compile a listing of surveys required by the work specification and determine whether or not the recommendations are covered by costed options

Build and maintain strong relationships with the client and the client’s agents

Resolve conflicting project requirements through having a full understanding of client requirements

Comply with all working practices, standards of discipline, safety, and quality

When necessary, deputize for the Planning Supervisor and ensure that the direction of the department is followed in relation to strategic direction of the company

Complete other duties as assigned

As our ideal candidate,

You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in one of the following areas: mechanical, electrical, or welding

You have 3+ years relevant experience, including experience in a project management environment

You have experience in a production shipyard or having a Navy maintenance background (an asset)

You have experience using IT systems to control work packages

You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other project software

You have the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels

You have experience with Royal Canadian Navy (or similar experience) operating systems would be considered an asset

You hold a Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent certification (an asset)

You are eligible for Canadian Secret Security Clearance, ITAR and Controlled Goods

Applicants, please apply online through our website at http://www.babcockcanada.com/ .

Given our commitment to employee development across the board, employees enjoy a long and satisfying career at Babcock in an environment that values their contributions, rewards them properly, and is committed to their safety and wellbeing. Employee benefits may include but are not limited to:

Relocation assistance for individuals and families

Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available

Company sponsored continuing education

Employee recognition and bonus programs

Reimbursement of annual professional membership dues

Health and Wellness Program

Comprehensive health and dental benefits

Employer matching of employee retirement contributions

Paid vacation that increases with years of service

Babcock is committed to promoting employee equity and building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

We welcome your interest in joining the Babcock family.