Senior Planner / Scheduler

Vancouver, BC - British Columbia - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Mining - Cost Control & Procurement - Professional Bachelor

We're hiring a Senior Planner / Scheduler for our client, a global mining company in Vancouver, BC, to join their ever growing team. This is a contract position and our client is seeking someone to manage and oversee the scheduling function within project controls for moderate to high risk capital engineering and construction projects.

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Rory Lyden, Account manager

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About this role

  • 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 work-arounds
  • 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

About you

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related fields and ten years’ experience in Construction Management, at least six years of experience in a leadership role in project controls OR
  • High School diploma or GED and fifteen years’ experience in engineering, construction, project controls or business related field with at least six years of experience in a leadership role in project controls planning and scheduling

Language Skills, Certifications and Training:

  • Fluency in English
  • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of heavy industrial construction
  • Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards Ability to build trust and credibility with employees/peers and establish common goals and expectations
  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Fluency in Spanish language is a plus
  • Experience with construction of metal mining operations, especially with regards all disciplines of construction.
  • Experience with construction mega projects.
  • Experience with cost estimating for civil projects, project scheduling and project controls
  • Skilled in related scheduling software (Primavera, MS Project, etc. )

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That is what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we have created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.

Summary

  • Vacancy number: PUB212718
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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Feel free to contact

RL

Rory Lyden

Account manager Brunel Canada Toronto

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