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Stantec Intermediate Planner / Scheduler in NORTH BAY, Ontario

Intermediate Planner / Scheduler - ( 2100026X )


At our core, we’re a community. Together, we exercise creative thought, developing engineering and designs as individual as the people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and construction management services, we put the goals of our clients and their communities at the center of everything we create. Join us as we assist mining companies in getting mined materials to communities around the globe.

Your Opportunity

As Stantec's Mining group continues to grow, we have the need for a strong, intermediate professional planner / scheduler to join our team in the either the Sudbury, North Bay or Saskatoon office. The planner / scheduler reports to the Project Controls Manager, but on a day-to-day basis works in collaboration with Project Managers and project teams.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Developing project schedules to be included in projects ranging from order-of-magnitude level to detailed schedules suitable for detailed design, and construction based on using Critical Path Methodology.

  • Creating and maintaining schedules for construction and design projects that are critical for project cost control and execution. Schedules will be in a format suitable for use by the client, Project Manager, and project team.

  • Prior to the start of a project, develop baselined schedules coordinating with Project Manager and team to logically sequence all scope of work to be performed.

  • Maintain and progress baseline schedule for each project, along with identify and record the impacts of work performed. Evaluate actual progress and provide regular schedule updates.

  • Incorporate resource and / or cost loading data into schedules as required.

  • Interface with the client and project team to discuss impact of work and resolution of problems.

  • Contribute to the development of working schedules for estimating prior to proposal date, which sufficiently illustrates the sequence of work activities and contract time.

  • Incorporate resource and / or cost loading data into schedules as required.

  • Consult the appropriate project team members and estimating procedures as a means of ensuring that proper planning is completed prior to the commencement of work.

  • Assist Project Managers in creating short-term schedules, monitor such schedules to determine impact on master schedule, and help in formulating actions to correct scheduling problems.

  • Provide information as needed on the content, modification, or presentation of project schedule.

  • Create detailed schedules with input from various disciplines involved in a study or design project that will be included with the project deliverables.

  • Change Management – Executing the integrated change control process over cost baselines.

  • Support the Project Controls Specialists and Project Managers with the change control process and implementation of change control requirements around scope, cost, schedule

  • Remain current on the advancements in scheduling software.

  • Assist with monitoring the change request, assessment, process, approval, and implementation

  • Reporting:

  • Support recurring and ad-hoc reporting requirements

  • Actively participate in the project report preparation activities

  • Other Scheduling related activities as per Project Controls Manager directions

  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Practical underground mine development and construction experience

  • Must have a proven track record of positively contributing to a multi-disciplinary project design, procurement, and construction team

  • Strong task management skills, with the ability to manage tight deadlines and competing priorities

  • High level organizational and planning skills

  • Demonstrated success in building trusting relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Excellent & demonstrated computer skills (i.e., Primavera, MS Office, MS Project, Adobe, SAP, etc.)

  • Strong leadership, communicative, analytical and adaptability skills

  • Must be self-sufficient, self-motivated and the ability to multitask

Education and Experience

  • Professional Degree in Civil, Structural, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering is considered an asset

  • Completion of a diploma or degree in a certified project management program is considered an asset

  • 5-9 years of related experience in a project environment with a construction and / or engineering background

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 other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Please note this position can be based in Ontario or Saskatchewan with the option to work remotely.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-North Bay

Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Sudbury

Job : Project Control Planning/Scheduling

Organization : BC-1695 Mining-Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 13, 2021, 12:18:56 PM

Req ID: 2100026X

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

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