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Stantec Senior Program Scheduler/Planner in Kelowna, British Columbia

Senior Program Scheduler/Planner - ( 230000B0 )


Come join our Transportation Team and work alongside others who share your passion to support communities through exciting and unique transportation projects.

We’re in the business of limitless potential. From iconic designs to monumental ground breakings, we believe the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our project management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors — hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Join an award-winning team of program and project management specialists that are passionate to bring transformational project solutions to life.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is currently looking for a Senior Planner/Scheduler to be part of our team on a permanent full-time position. The main result expected of the job holder is to manage and support the program and project teams with producing and reporting cost loaded schedules in Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 format, for the purpose of coordinating works/ interfaces with multiple contractors and other third parties working on the Program. The Planner/Scheduler is responsible for creating and maintaining the Program Master Schedule to support the team to ensure projects are completed safely, on time and within budget.

Your Key Responsibilities

To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Develop the Integrated Program Master Schedule in MS Project and Primavera P6 in coordination with program team.

  • Taking the lead in developing fully integrated Baseline in accordance with the program requirements. Ensure project schedule activities are coded by the program work breakdown structure for cost / schedule integration and analysis.

  • Maintaining the program master schedule with collaboration from project managers/construction managers and inputs from engineering, procurement, contractors, and operations.

  • Provide the technical support to all stakeholders to ensure that the project schedule is maintained to program team’s satisfaction. Validate construction methodologies, resource and cost loading, activity durations, schedule logic, float allocation and critical path identification.

  • Analyze schedules to ensure schedules capture contract milestones, predict completion dates, and provide an accurate record of the project 's progress from start to final acceptance.

  • Preparation and review of Lookahead schedules with the Project teams

  • Prepare reports for program team and management regarding project scheduling activities. Correlate schedule, cost and risk assessments through integrated solutions to influence critical path analysis to provide robust/quality plans for decision making.

  • Provide recommendations for corrective action due to delays in certain aspects of the program.

  • Maintaining liaison with program team regarding scheduling activities and assisting them in determining schedule priorities.

  • Define and optimize critical paths, perform total float analysis and periodically report project management status of critical activities and schedule risks.

  • Conduct recovery plans, contingency planning, and schedule compression techniques.

  • Support monitoring of contract actual progress versus planned progress and key performance indicators, provide exception reporting, and recommend actions.

  • Produce consolidated progress reports with bar charts, S-curves,.

  • Provide support on development of program cost expenditure forecast curves (cash flow).

  • Perform schedule risk analysis (gather data, input data, analyze, report) on a periodic basis or as required.

  • Control and monitor any variations or changes to the program scope of work. Performing schedule analysis for contractor requests for adjustments and claims to determine impact on schedule.

  • Ensuring that all program reports, internally and externally are completed on time and that the reports are accurate and consistent.

  • Maintaining liaison with program team regarding scheduling activities and assisting them in determining schedule priorities.

  • Attending program team and subcontractors’ meetings.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Project Management Institute – Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) is highly desired

  • Advanced skills with Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.

  • Relevant experience on transportation programs (preferred).

  • Proficiency in English (spoken and written).

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Proactive detailed oriented and have a good knowledge of planning techniques.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop relationships with Client, program team, contractor, subcontractors, and staff at all levels.

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education or university engineering degree (preferred).

  • Construction project planning expertise gained across a range of large, complex, multi-disciplinary projects, with a sound understanding of program management principles and application.

  • Minimum 15 years work experience in a similar position, including a minimum of 5 years in a large program.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Other Locations : Canada-British Columbia-Kamloops, Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna

Organization : BC-1158 Transportation-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 25, 2023, 10:15:48 AM

Req ID: 230000B0

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans