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Scheduler - Eastern Canada

Location: 

Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 161946 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Eastern Canada District 

Department: Project Controls Scheduling 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an experienced Scheduling Analyst, you will play a key role in the development and maintenance of project schedules utilizing company/district standards and scheduling techniques. By analyzing and monitoring the project’s critical path, you’ll prepare reports, develop alternative solutions, and drive successful project completion.

District Overview

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. They serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada. 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’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 Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.

Responsibilities

•    Work closely with project managers, engineers, designers, estimators, procurement staff, construction managers, contractors and other project services staff to provide detailed planning and scheduling of projects from conceptual planning through engineering and construction.
•    Develop 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.
•    Develop schedule logic and constraints, realistic activity durations and available manpower and resources.
•    Assess the impact(s) of design changes and schedule slippages and inform company management and clients of all schedule updates.
•    Apply knowledge of engineering, procurement and construction terminology, work processes, and concepts to develop and maintain critic path logic networks; accumulate and access historical data for use in maintaining realistic future planning and forecasting.
•    Provide guidance, direction and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems including time impact analysis. May interface with clients, attend regular meetings and give statistical reports.
•    Prepare standard progress reports for each assigned project
•    Read and interpret construction drawings and job specifications
•    Confirm project status; identify and report on variations in the schedule in a timely manner
•    Coordinate the development, maintenance, and review of discipline and project schedules
•    Upload original and updated resources to reflect current status
•    Maintain careful documentation of all schedule submittals and related facts, so that any requests for time adjustments can be measured against the accepted schedule in place at the time any delays or changes were experienced.
•    Coordinate with project team to develop revision or recovery schedules as needed
•    Prepare written narratives for all schedule submittals
•    Track the contract document requirements for schedule adherence, as well as change orders and contract amendments
•    Interpret performance curve data and forecast productivity; provide manpower information for forecasting
•    Assist in bid schedule creation per client requirements
•    Interface with clients, owners and representatives

Qualifications

•    5+ years’ construction scheduling experience, including three years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling functions
•    Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes, standards, etc., plus 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 (P6), and other company-specific software
•    Bachelor’s degree in construction management, or engineering preferred. Technical training or related experience will also be considered.

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

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.

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


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