Planner/Scheduler

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Senior Project Controls Analyst - Planner/Scheduler
Location: Calgary, with occasional trips to Edmonton and Fort McMurray
Contract: Initially 12 months, with a potential extension

Job Overview:
Reporting to Manager Project Controls, you will be providing planning/scheduling expertise consulting with project team members on assigned projects. With your experience and knowledge of project controls process and tools, you will be providing planning/scheduling, change management, progress and performance analysis, forecasting and reporting with focus on timeliness and accuracy.

Key Accountabilities:
* As a professional, you will be responsible to drive adherence to safety compliance; develop, maintain and continuously improve all aspects of project planning / scheduling for the successful PC service on assigned projects.
* Maintain Schedule Breakdown Structure (WBS), Work Packages, Calendars and the Resource assignments within the schedule for assigned project.
* Coordinate with engineering house, construction disciplines, project team to develop an integrated schedule aligned with Major Projects methodology.
* Review and present integrated schedule with management to get their endorsement. As project progresses, update, manage and review each month with teams.
* Analyze and evaluate schedule management involving the critical path method (CPM) of scheduling techniques, estimating change notices on schedule impact, change management process (scope changes, non-scope changes and potential changes), with impact on project finish date forecast.
* Onboard and continuous stewardship of Construction contractors to the Planning & Scheduling requirements for early compliance to the contractual controls obligations and standards. Lead contractor's development and compliance to schedule best practices and procedures
* Setup and review field progress, performance systems and rules of credit in line with the procedures of Major Projects (MP). Chair progress meetings with project teams as necessary
* Provide project progress & performance verification, compare actual, planned and forecast hours, key quantity installed in the field and explain variances; Identify future potential schedule forecast and makes a judgment regarding its impact.
* Liaise as required to support project teams in order to provide accurate and timely expert advice to the project leadership team that may allow proper and effective project steering
* Perform audit of actual claimed progress (deliverables, field quantities, etc.). Manage quantity tracking during various phases of engineering, construction and close-out. Track schedule benchmarking data.
* Coordinate the preparation, consolidation and analysis of project reports assuming responsibility for its overall accuracy, completeness and timeliness. Manage Gate 3 baseline, current plan and contingency plan during the execution window
* Provide periodic schedule risk analysis and quality check for all project schedules, as well as supports implementation of any findings and any recommendations (e.g. PMoC, resource/shift adjustments)
* Collaborate with functional counterparts like PC Cost, PC Estimating, Engineering, Construction, Supply Chain, Finance, and Project Governance to guarantee the necessary input from those functions are considered in the planning effort to achieve project goals.
* Work with contractors and functional counterparts, work on the month-end reporting w.r.t schedule variance analysis, project performance metrics, quantity tracking and forecasting, system completion metrics, and stewardship process per required timelines
* Participate in bid reviews and support supply chain process as necessary
* Support Project teams with ad-hoc requests, cover for absences if required, provide expert advice upon request
* Provide support to the cost team by assisting them with appropriate schedule profile and enter data in various tools upon request

Experience & Education:
* 12 or more years of direct project controls experience in the oil and gas construction sector
* Project controls experience in Planning/Scheduling, project management of change, field progress systems and contractor performance management in a major projects environment.
* Working knowledge of estimate development, cost processes and tools, SAP and ECOSYS is an asset.
* Additional experience in mine and tailings projects and ability to work in fast paced environment will be preferred.
* Bachelor's degree or Trade background is an asset.

Skills & Knowledge:
* Planning/Scheduling professional with depth and well-rounded project controls expertise, understanding of procedures and best practices.
* Ability to support critical project needs and meet tight deliverable deadlines.
* Ability to translate schedule information into usable reports at different levels of the organization.
* Good communication skills; both written and verbal, and positive teamwork approach with cross-functional partnership and collaboration.
* Working knowledge of Primavera version 7 or version 8, SAP, Microsoft Office applications like Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
* Additional working knowledge of Primavera Risk and Acumen Fuse, is an asset.
* Pipeline, heavy civil, and high voltage experience is an asset.

Working Location:
* Role is Calgary-office based, Monday to Friday, 40 hours/week. Occasional site trips (Edmonton and/or Fort McMurray) may be required.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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