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  • Job reference: RMS0195661

Construction Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/06/2018
  • Duration: 1 year renewable
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/07/18)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Role:


PURPOSE AND SUMMARY OF SCOPE:
As a key member of the Project Delivery Team, the Planner is a key support resource to the Planning Lead in providing
support and providing project controls services to ensure the client's schedule management targets and objectives are
fulfilled.
The incumbent will support the Planning Lead in execution of established processes and systems to ensure that accurate schedule information is provided on a timely basis.
The Planner will be part of a team responsible for the management of execution work by various contracts, as well as in
integrating the scope and scheduling information into overall near and intermediate term integration schedules. This will involve understanding and scheduling detailed work procedures and interfacing with Contractors, members of the Project Delivery Team, and the Construction Management Team.


PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and job functions of the Planner shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Facilitate coordination between Contractors and between Contractors and LCP Staff in regards to short and
intermediate term planning.
* Integrating scope and scheduling information into near and intermediate term integration schedules
* Interfacing with Planning Lead, members of the Project Delivery Team, and Contractors for execution planning
* Assist in the management of Commissioning and Start-Up schedules under the direction of the Planning Lead, Site
Planning Lead and Commissioning Planner
* Assist Construction Management Team, along with other members of the Project Delivery Team, in proactively
identifying risks, and identifying mitigations and work-around plans
* Review of weekly and monthly contractor schedule deliverables, progress and performance, highlighting any
trends, areas of concern and requirements for corrective action.
* Provide timely variance analysis and an early warning to management on critical or near critical activities
* Participating in the development and implementation of "work-grounds" and mitigation plans.
* Participate in various coordination meetings
* Progress monitoring and reporting including analysis of contract and project schedules to highlight risks and areas
of concern.
* Review of various Contractor deliverables including, work methods and procedures, Control Schedule Baseline
Documents, Execution Plans, Schedule Development and Control Plans, monthly, weekly ,and daily reports.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Technical Diploma, University degree in engineering or an equivalent combination of education, training and
experience.

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
* Significant planning experience (10+years) on large engineering and construction projects with a focus on heavy
civil and industrial projects. Site experience is an asset.
* Commissioning planning experience is an asset.
* Experience in working as part of diverse work teams.
* Demonstrated proficiency in the use Primavera P6.
* Commercially astute.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
* Experience with large national and international construction contractors.
* Experience with multiple forms of contracting.
* Adaptability to perform in demanding work environments.

JOB REQUIREMENTS, WORKING CONDITIONS, ETC.:
* Safety oriented.
* Demonstrated willingness to adhere to the client's vision and core values.
* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and communicate with other team members.
* Must possess project management skills combined with sound judgment and decision making skills
* Must be able to work effectively as a key member of the Project Delivery Team within a multi-functional team
environment.
* Proven interpersonal, communications, leadership and team skills.
* Must be self-motivated with demonstrated sound judgment and decision making skills.
* Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to plan work well, and to be well-organized.
* Must be able to work in a collaborative/supportive manner with stakeholders.
* Bean active member in a highly dynamic team environment that has tight deadlines, high pressure and visibility,
requiring accuracy, initiative and ability to multi-task
* Ability to travel for meetings and short term assignments
* Ability to work at Muskrat Falls site

* Ability to work at Muskrat Falls site

The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

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