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Scheduler - Western Canada District


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 134359 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Scheduler, you will get the opportunity to work closely with construction and engineering operations as you develop engineering and construction schedules. You will be responsible for building and updating schedules as various milestones and project deliverables are completed or added to scope of work. Provide updates to key project team members on the progress of project progression.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast of Canada. 


Burnaby, BC or site-based 


  • Interacting with Engineers, Estimators, Construction Managers, Senior Management and Subcontractors to discuss and develop schedules, and resolve issues as the arise
  • Maintaining the Master Schedule for each project, evaluating and monitoring construction progress, and providing regular schedule updates
  • Interacting with Clients and their representatives to represent our schedules and ensure excellent value is being provided
  • Reviewing production schedules, work orders, staffing, etc. in order to determine personnel requirements, material requirements and material priorities
  • Monitoring work processes to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with standards and specifications
  • Recommending and making modifications to production schedules required due to design changes, material shortages, backlogs, labor, weather, or other interruptions;
  • Analyzing delays and impacts;
  • Developing recovery and acceleration schedules;
  • Assisting Operations with short term schedules;
  • Assisting in the development of working schedules for Estimating and Business Development Teams in preparing proposals;
  • Providing mentorship in the development of other schedulers. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or technical training and related experience  
  • 5+ years of construction experience with Primavera scheduling software, including the following practices:
    •  Cost Loading and Earned Value Management
    • Resource Loading and Leveling
    • Data entry through import or Global Change
    • Time Impact Analysis 
  • Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes, standards, etc., plus an in-depth understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Projects and Excel
  • Strong narrative writing skills
  • 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 
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment and move up objects up to 30 pounds.
  • Ability to travel and relocate as business requires
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada 

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine 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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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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