Lead Planner / Scheduler
John Wood Group PLC
7d ago

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Mining & Minerals business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of the world’s leading mining companies and is executing world-

class projects on five continents.

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Planner / Scheduler . Reporting to the Manager of Project Controls, this position is located in the Oakville, Ontario office.

If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain thorough understanding of company policies, procedures, and methodologies relevant to Planning / Scheduling discipline
  • Develop thorough understanding of the contract, scope of work, estimate and procurement / contracting plan for assigned projects
  • Facilitate early planning sessions with project teams and clients
  • Manage project Planning / Scheduling Team.
  • Assist project planning and development of multi-level, resource loaded CPM schedule for all phases of the assigned project
  • Maintain and update the CPM schedule as required by project plan
  • Extract resources and quantities from the estimate and load into the schedule
  • Implement and maintain Earned Value / Progress Tracking system
  • Interact with clients, contractors, construction and project management and team leads regarding planning and scheduling activities
  • Review work of other planners / schedulers and perform schedule integrity checks
  • Contribute to on-going improvements and developments in work methodology and software for scheduling and work progress measurement
  • Prepare and conduct presentations of schedule methodologies and principles to other departments
  • Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a recognized institution and / or PMI or AACE certification or at 10 years’ of relevant experience
  • More than 10 years of experience in performing senior level planning and scheduling experience in an EPCM environment together with related construction field experience, preferably in mining
  • Strong oral and written communication as well as inter-personal and presentation skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Primavera P6
  • Hands on knowledge of schedule risk analysis software such as Primavera Risk analysis would be an asset
  • Additional experience in project reporting, cost control, procurement, contract administration, and construction management support would be considered an asset
  • In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disability Act, 2005, we are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in all parts of the hiring process.

    Reasonable accommodations will be provided when raised with the recruiter or by e-mailing. We thank all applicants and advise that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

    No phone calls or agency solicitations will be accepted. By submitting your personal profile and resume, you consent to Wood sharing this information within its business units in order to identify other employment opportunities you may be suitable for.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets.

    We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors.

    We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-

    exhaustive list) : race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

    Join the Talent Community

    Interested in working for Wood? Take the first step today by joining our talent community. By joining the community, your chances of matching to the right role are increased, as our recruiters search the community daily to match open positions with member profiles.

    If you can’t see the perfect role advertised online, the talent community is the best way to keep up to date with job opportunities and events relevant to you.

    Click here to join today!

    Add to favourites
    Remove from favorites
    My Email
    By clicking on "Continue", I give neuvoo consent to process my data and to send me email alerts, as detailed in neuvoo's Privacy Policy . I may withdraw my consent or unsubscribe at any time.
    Application form