Stantec System

Intermediate Planner/Scheduler

1 week ago(1/8/2018 6:15 PM)
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Program & Project Management

Your Opportunity

Finding efficient, safe, and economical ways to develop and deliver oil and gas is an ongoing challenge. From the Arctic to the Canadian oil sands and the US shale plays, our Oil & Gas team partners with clients to provide engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM), permitting, survey, and environmental services across the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas industry. We design facilities, pipelines, terminals, and refineries, as well as critical infrastructure like processing plants and field facilities. Through our partnerships, industry experience, and use of technology, we develop new and inventive ways to solve emerging issues, meet regulations, and increase productivity. Explore your career options with us.


Our Oil & Gas division is currently seeking  an Intermediate Planner/Scheduler to join our team in the Calgary office. 


Your Duties

Summary of Functions:


The responsibility of the Planner/Scheduler is to create, revise, update, report on and control the project schedule. The Planner/Scheduler will analyze progress against the baseline schedule and direct the project management team towards the most vulnerable areas of the project plan.  These objectives can best be achieved by:

  • Fully understanding the scope of the project.
  • Driving the development of the project schedule.
  • Working closely with the project team to maintain a current and accurate understanding of project status, critical path and slippage against baseline.
  • Producing understandable, timely and useful reports.
  • Keeping the project team informed of barriers to maintaining the schedule.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Initiate discussions with project stakeholders to identify key elements in schedule set-up.
  • Liaise with Project Management Team and Client to establish list of approved schedule reports.
  • Liaise with cost control to ensure alignment of schedule with control budget.
  • Prepare and establish baseline schedule in conjunction with Engineering.
  • Procurement, and Construction Team Members as well as other stakeholders.
  • In conjunction with cost and project management team establish and apply Rules of Credit to establish progress and calculate earned value.
  • Assume responsibility for preparation, quality, accuracy and timeliness of schedule reports.
  • Clearly communicate to all stakeholder’s status of project schedule.
  • Suggest methods to improve project plan and mitigate schedule slippage.
  • Review, assess and analyze contractor progress and performance as required.
  • Support risk analysis with project management.
  • Produce Basis of Schedule document.

Reporting Relationships:


The Project Planner/Scheduler will report to the Manager, Scheduling Department within the Oil & Gas Business Unit.  He/she will also have a reporting relationship with the Project Manager or Project Controls Lead when assigned to projects.

Your Capabilities and Credentials



The Planner/Scheduler must have a very good understanding of global best practices in project scheduling as well as earned value management. 


Skills & Abilities:

  • Advanced skill in use of Oracle Primavera.
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, business writing, electronic communications and presentations.
  • Ability to work under low supervision and to work with others to achieve group results.
  • Ability to multi-task, work on several projects or tasks at once, manage time, organize, and set priorities.
  • Business awareness and acumen: knowledge of project deliverables, time and resource availability.
  • Possess strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to make timely decisions.
  • Positive attitude with strong relationship building skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced skill with Oracle Primavera.
  • 5+ years of experience in project scheduling in engineering, procurement, and construction for large capital projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of global best practices.
  • Experience in implementing standards in projects.
  • Pipeline project experience will be considered an asset.


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