PCL Construction
Ottawa, ON, CA
1d ago

The future you want is within reach.

At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities.

That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.

We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. PCL embraces a forward-thinking environment filled with opportunities to learn and grow.

Here's how a Scheduler for our Ottawa office contributes to our team :


  • Understands project controls and procedures.
  • Prepares quantity take-offs and incorporates the production analysis into the schedule. Reviews the project cost forecast to validate the forecast schedule.
  • Communicates with site staff and subcontractors to determine the actual construction progress, develop project schedules, and provide regular schedule updates based on provided information.
  • Communicates and presents schedule updates and complex schedule information to internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Completes site walks to audit the short- and long-term plans. Follows up with project team to validate the schedule.
  • Supports the project team with the development and management of project planning and scheduling.
  • Contributes in the planning and scheduling process through various construction phases (preconstruction, construction, system completions, etc.).
  • Facilitates interactive planning and scheduling sessions with the project stakeholders.
  • Assists project management to create and monitor short term schedules and determine the impact on the master schedule.
  • Identifies and communicates schedule delays, impacts and variances to the PCL Baseline Schedule.
  • Creates, maintains, monitors, and communicate both the estimating and project schedules to the project team and district staff.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Qualifications

  • 3+ years of industry experience in planning and scheduling.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction specifications, building materials, methods and procedures, and the ability to read and understand construction drawings, specifications, contracts, and proposal documents.
  • Experience with field construction operations and how a project is constructed, including logical sequencing of work through all phases of the project from pursuit to project closeout.
  • Ability to complete quantity take-offs and understand productivity rates with implementation in a project schedule.
  • Advanced understanding of planning and scheduling principles, best practices, and techniques
  • Effective listening, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to negotiate and to present ideas and content that influence a favorable outcome.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment with multiple stakeholders including estimators, field supervision, subcontractors, project team and clients.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while prioritizing work for themselves and others, under strict timelines and being flexible to changing needs
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite and other applicable systems
  • Advanced working knowledge of Primavera P6 EPPM
  • Proficiency with 3D / 4D scheduling tools would be an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of the Critical Path Scheduling method related to the construction industry with the ability to teach.
  • PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day.

    Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing.

    We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

    The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants.

    We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

    Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

    Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds.

    Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at careers with the position and location you are interested in.

    Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!

    Target Start Date : 09 / 26 / 2022

    Employee Status : Regular Full-Time

    Company : PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

    Primary Location : Ottawa, Ontario

    Requisition : 1772

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