Planning Director
Calgary, AB, Canada
2d ago

Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926.

As an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You’ll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-

edge projects.We rank among Canada’s largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities.

We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally.

If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.

  • As a member of our Infrastructure group, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various infrastructure projects, such as : roadways, highways and interchanges;
  • bridges and overpasses; water and wastewater treatment facilities; transmission lines; general / public transportation including airports, seaports and light rail transit lines (LRTs);
  • and conventional and alternative power generation like wind farms and district energy facilities. You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Design-

    Build, P3 (Public-Private Partnership), Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).

    The Planning Director, Water, Roads and LRT will have an in-depth knowledge of schedule development, establishing a schedule baseline, progressing and variance analysis of the project schedule.

    As a Planning Director at Graham you will :

    As a Planning Director at Graham you will :

  • Provide guidance and direction to the Planning and Scheduling department to meet operational demands and ensure a timely and efficient support service
  • Ensure the continued improvement of Planning and Scheduling activities and to assist operations in their execution
  • Ensure proper reports and summaries are developed to communicate KPI’s and assist Operations Management in their interpretation
  • Mentor and coach members of the planning and scheduling department by setting a positive tone for communication and collaboration within the department and with other departments
  • Provide oversight to ensure business processes for work management, planning and scheduling are implemented corporately and being followed consistently across our operations
  • Develop for large / complex projects or business units the plan, program and planning report in accordance with corporate planning procedures
  • In conjunction with the project teams, develop the preconstruction and construction methodology to enable the most efficient and effective delivery of the projects
  • Provide experienced based solutions for delivering the projects and consideration by the team
  • At agreed regular intervals, report project and portfolio progress against the contract and delivery programs
  • Act as the project conscience and the project directors right hand man advising on critical issues and strategy as appropriate
  • Use experience, lessons learned and data analysis to pre-empt potential delays and suggest innovative methods of mitigating delays incurred and advise team accordingly
  • Produce a weekly project dashboard to provide weekly updates on progress and key issues
  • Assist in chairing the weekly planning meeting to coordinate project programs, progress update, delay records and key forthcoming milestones
  • To be successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience :

  • 10 15 years planning and scheduling experience with the construction industry
  • At least 6 years’ experience working directly in the Infrastructure sector
  • Must be able to analyze effect of schedule performance index on project completion
  • Well- developed Planning / Scheduling skills
  • Experience supervising, and mentoring Intermediate / Junior Planners and Schedulers
  • Compensation and Benefits :

  • Competitive salary with annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan.
  • Ownership and long term equity opportunities
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