Scheduler, Projects

Sherritt International - Fort Saskatchewan, AB (5 months ago)

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Company Overview

Sherritt International is one of the world's largest producers of nickel from lateritic sources with operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. We pride ourselves on being a leading low-cost producer that generates sustainable prosperity for our employees, investors and the communities in which we operate. We are also the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island. Across all of Sherritt's operations, safety is our top priority and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture.

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Manager, Project Controls, this position will work at the Fort Saskatchewan site to (1) develop and maintain resource loaded engineering and construction project schedules, (2) gather, interpret, and report on project data throughout the project lifecycle, and (3) advise on corrective actions when necessary.


Developing and maintaining resource loaded project schedules from concept through to project closure
Provide planning and scheduling guidance and support for project teams to develop and baseline the project schedules
Identify schedule problems resulting from interdisciplinary/trade constraints, interfaces, and other conflicts
Monitoring, reviewing, and analyzing of the portfolio of schedules, including analyses of schedule deviations and suggesting corrective actions
Monitoring and reporting on critical path and schedule performance on the portfolio of engineering and construction projects
Incorporating an understanding of design, procurement, and construction processes and logic into the project schedules
Assess and advise on schedule risks and schedule contingency
Managing resource loading and leveling within the portfolio of projects
Generating reports on long and short-term resource requirements for the portfolio of projects
Ensuring accurate and timely reporting of work progress, earned value, and performance
Providing analyses of the portfolio and provide what-if scenarios

Qualifications and Skills

Significant experience in small scale engineering and construction projects
An engineering degree or technical certification along with engineering and construction experience in a brownfield industrial setting
Ability to schedule and simultaneously track multiple projects from concept to close-out
Ability to work in field and office environments
Advanced competency in Primavera P6
Excellent verbal/written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills
Self-motivated with an eye for detail

Sherritt offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and provides the opportunity for personal growth and development.