• Title
    Planner/Scheduler
    Requisition ID
    2018-29063
    Work Location
    US-AK-Kotzebue
    Department / Discipline
    Planning
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood performs consulting and EPCM services for many of the world’s leading mining companies and is executing world-class projects on five continents. 

     

    Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Site Based Planner/Scheduler for an mining project in Alaska. Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Planner/Scheduler is responsible for maintaining the integrated construction schedule for the underground EPC project in order to meet and/or exceed client expectations. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

     

    Key responsibilities:

    • Maintaining integrated construction schedules
    • Providing planning and scheduling activity input and data for weekly and monthly project reports
    • Maintaining project schedules in order to provide an accurate timeline for the life of the project
    • Preparing schedule progress reports for management and input and development of other weekly and monthly progress reports
    • Ensuring the schedule can be used as an effective management tool by the rest of the EPC team
    • Liaising and interface with contractors, construction and project management and team leads regarding planning and scheduling activities
    • Reviewing project documents prior to issue for scope and presentation, including checking for technical accuracy
    • Communicating project risk in timely manner with proposed mitigation so that informed decisions can be made
    • Maintaining the project WBS structure in the schedule by work package
    • Responsible for updating actual hours to planned resources within the schedule
    • Reporting through P-6 weekly earned value reports and graphs by project, contract, work package and discipline

     

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Engineering Technologist Diploma or Graduate Degree in a related field is considered an asset
    • More than 8 years of experience in project reporting, cost control and construction management support
    • Underground Mining experience is an asset
    • Proven track record of successful project scheduling efforts with a specific emphasis on remote location projects with camp size constraints and regular rotation schedules
    • A strong working knowledge of CPM scheduling software and techniques, including Primavera P6 and MS Project
    • A clear understanding of earned value progressing and monitoring within P-6
    • An understanding of change management and ability to translate this into appropriate action

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

     

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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