Lead Planner/Scheduler

Vacancy number • TR-233235

Lead Planner/Scheduler

  • Louisiana
  • Closes June 23
  • 45 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Location: Louisiana

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 45
  • Education level: Other

Introduction

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Planner/Scheduler with our client who is a leading mining company in New Orleans, Louisiana.


This contract position will work on-site in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prefer local candidate, however, will provide accommodations with a 4-week on-site/1-week WFH rotational schedule. Travel accommodations, housing, transportation, and a monthly stipend will be included.

About this role


  • Manages and oversees scheduling function within project controls functional area for moderate to high-risk capital engineering and construction projects.

  • Responsible for project planning and scheduling, monitoring, progress measurement, risk management and reporting.

  • Manages planning team members reporting to the Project Controls Manager.

  • Participates in establishing operating policies to mitigate risk.

  • Provides guidance and consultation for project team members.

  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


Duties:



  • Guide and direct resolution of project difficulties and complex project control issues. Strong analytical skills required to review all project controls information and ensure accuracy as well as identify issues, concerns, and potential mitigations

  • Interact with the Project Management team and corporate team in the development of the project schedule and participate in regular project meetings. Gather information, conduct analysis, and prepare reports and presentations of information to communicate potential issues and concerns as needed on the project. Integrate multiple schedules into a master project schedule.

  • Identify, determine, and communicate design changes, scope changes, schedule slippages and potential impacts and participate in the identification of mitigations. Ensure trends of cost and schedule are identified, well documented and ensure the change management process is followed and communicate and suggest corrective actions

  • Coordinate with cross functional team in project setting, ensure project controls team members are interfacing with engineering, procurement, contracts and construction on concepts and relationships to the scope of work.

  • Manage project baseline process for schedule and participate in progress measurement as well as forecasting of final schedule throughout the project. Ensure all planning is conducted in accordance with company standards and procedures and that schedule version control processes, policies, and procedures are followed.

  • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend mitigations and potential workarounds

  • Participate in risk management; this includes identification, documentation, mitigation and tracking of potential risks on the project. In addition, determine potential schedule/progress impacts of potential risks as they are identified

  • Mentor and lead other project planner/scheduling members, ensure project planning team is staffed appropriately, conduct regular staff performance reviews, and manage any staffing issues that may arise

  • Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slippages identified in schedule

Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or related fields and ten (10) years' experience in Construction Management, at least six (6) years of experience in a leadership role in project controls OR

  • High School diploma or GED and fifteen (15) years' experience in engineering, construction, project controls or business-related field with at least six (6) years of experience in a leadership role in project controls planning and scheduling

Benefits


  • Full-time employees are eligible for benefits. Benefits include medical, dental and vision that will begin on your first day of employment.

  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match - 50% of earnings up to 3% match (immediate vesting). Effective 1st day of the month following date of hire

Brunel in the United States

Large global mining company.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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