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Project Planner - HVdc Specialties

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. John's
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/06/2015
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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.

The Role:
Under the authority of the Project Controls Lead - HVdc Specialties, the Planner - HVdc Specialties will perform a supporting role to assist in the fulfilment of overall cost and schedule delivery targets and objectives for the Lower Churchill Project. In fulfilling this mandate, the incumbent is expected to work closely with the HVdc Specialties Project Delivery Team to implement schedule management processes and fulfilment of requirements.

The duties and job functions of the Planner - HVdc Specialties shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

Contracting pre-award:
• Prepare Request for Proposal milestone dates, interfaces and co-ordination procedures.
• Review the bid schedules during the bid evaluation process.

Contracting kick-off meeting:
• Participate in the project controls break-out session clarifying the schedule and progress related contract deliverables with successful contractor. Contracting post-award submittals:
• Review of the contractor submitted Schedule Development and Control Plan.
• Review of the contractor submitted Control Schedule.
• Review of the contractor submitted Control Schedule Baseline Document.

Contracting post-award:
• Review and analysis of the contractor submitted monthly forecast schedules and monthly reports.
• Production of internal reports on contractor's forecast schedule and progress. HVdc Specialties Project Control Schedule (PCS):
• Maintain the overall HVdc Specialties schedule, incorporating all updates from contractors.
• Update the detailed telecommunications schedule (part of the HVdc Specialties PCS) on a monthly basis.
• Review monthly deviations and float analysis with Project Controls Lead — HVdc Specialties and Area Managers.
• Work with the Project Controls Lead — HVdc Specialties and Area Managers to develop mitigation plans for any schedule risks and/or delays. Integrated Project Schedule (I PS):
• Coordinate and provide updates to the Integrated Project Schedule (IPS) Monthly.
• Interface with Lead Project Planner with regard to commissioning and start-up planning.

Project Change Management:
• Review impact of schedule change submittals (CR's, DAN's, PCN's). Specific Analysis Requests:
• Perform what-if analysis as requested.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
University degree or College diploma in engineering or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

• Planning experience (5-10 years) on large engineering and construction projects with a focus on heavy civil and electrical projects. Site experience is considered an asset.
• Experience in working as part of diverse work teams.
• Demonstrated proficiency in the use Primavera P6.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
• Experience with large national and international construction contractors.
• Experience with multiple forms of contracting including EPC, and compensation terms including unit rate, lump sum and reimbursable.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Safety oriented.
• Be an active member in a highly dynamic team environment that has tight deadlines, high pressure and visibility,
requiring accuracy, initiative and ability to multi-task
• Possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate with team members.
• Excellent problem solving skills.
• Ability to plan work well, and to be well-organized.
• Demonstrate a willingness to adhere to Nalcor's vision and values.
• Solution oriented.
• Must be able to work in a collaborative and supportive manner with stakeholders.
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