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Planner
Location:
St. John's Office and Muskrat Falls Site

Closing Date:
June 20, 2018

Job Description:


DIRECTION EXERCISED AND AUTHORITY:

  • The Planner will provide a supporting role to assist in the fulfilment of Nalcor's overall cost and schedule delivery targets and objectives
  • In fulfilling this mandate, the incumbent is expected to work closely with the Planning Lead and Construction Site Planning Lead, and liaise closely with the execution teams and functional managers to implement schedule management processes and fulfilment of requirements

DIRECTION RECEIVED AND REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

  • Reporting directly to the Planning Lead, the incumbent is expected to interact extensively with the Project Controls Team (site and home office), Project and Area Managers, Commissioning and Construction Managers, Site Manager, Contract Administrators and Contractors

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 Nalcor'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:

  • 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 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 Nalcor'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 judgement 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 judgement 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

Qualified candidates can apply for this role by either clicking on the Apply Now button below or forwarding their resume to careers@upstreamsolutions.ca, quoting the job title in the subject field.

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