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Ganotec - Construction Project Planner - Montreal

Location: 

Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 138159 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Construction Planner, you will get the opportunity to work closely with operations staff and schedulers to ensure that project needs are accounted for, including requirements for engineering / design completion, operations planning and material logistics. You will be responsible to ensure that key various milestones and project deliverables represented realistically in the project schedule and plan. Provide updates to key project team members on the progress of project progression. #LI-HM1

District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the industrial sector across Canada. Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical / instrumentation and controls. We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages. We have always been a strong proponent of “partnering”, working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers and engineers at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost-effective execution strategy for the project. Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful. 

Location

One of the many things that makes Ganotec’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Ganotec adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


Initially this position will be located in Ganotec’s Point-aux-Trembles of head office to support project in the Montreal area. However, travel to remote sites will be required to support the needs of specific projects as needed.
 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with project managers, engineers, designers, procurement staff, construction managers, sub-contractors to provide detailed planning from conceptual planning through construction completion
  • Apply vast knowledge of engineering, procurement, and construction terminology and concepts to develop and maintain critic path logic networks; accumulate and access historical data for use in maintaining realistic future planning and forecasting
  • Assess the impact of design changes and schedule slippages and inform company management and clients 
  • Lead development of resource loaded schedules, including lists of activities, major milestones, critical approvals, long lead procurement items and other critical project deliverables to be scheduled and tracked for the projects
  • Ability to visualize the project plan and represent it in using schedule logic and constraints, realistic activity durations and available manpower and resources
  • May interface with clients, attend regular meetings and statistical reports
     

Qualifications

  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or technical training and related experience  
  • 3+ years’ construction scheduling experience, including three years of proven leadership directing scheduling functions
  • Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes and standards, and an in-depth understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units
  • Working knowledge of standard cost control methods utilized in the execution of various types of project (EPC, Joint Venture, Lump Sum, time and Material, Maintenance)
  • Proficiency in various project controls software such as Excel, Primavera, and other company-specific software
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, must be fluent in French and English  
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 

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Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.
     

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


As a full-service, heavy industrial contractor, we’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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