• Title
    Major Shutdown Planner / Scheduler
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    CA-NL-Voisey's Bay
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Location: Voisey's Bay Mine Site, Labrador


    Wood is currently recruiting for two Major Shutdown Planner / Schedulers to work on a major shutdown at the Voisey's Bay Mine Site.  Schedule will be 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off at the Voisey's Bay Mine Site, reporting to the senior planner.  These two positions will start immediately and continue until the end of August 2019.


    Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

    • Delivering planning and scheduling services in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner, in support of a major maintenance shutdown in the summer of 2019.
    • Maintaining planning control structures in alignment with the approved project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
    • Development of detailed execution schedule for maintenance and capital activities in Primavera or MS Project.
    • Developing, updating, and maintaining plans to Project Engineers, Project Managers, and Clients.
    • Analyzing and communicating schedule impacts of changes.
    • Monitoring overall project progress status, achievement of major milestones, and project performance in relation to the baseline.
    • Providing recommendations in order to facilitate strategic decisions and identify critical path within the plan, providing corrective action to mitigate potential risks within the schedule.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project planning and scheduling
    • Experience in Mining is preferred but not essential
    • Excellent communication, problem solving, and organizational skills
    • A Technical Diploma or an Engineering Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution. Engineers must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
    • Excellent computer skills with emphasis on Primavera P6, MS Project and MS Excel
    • Previous SAP experience is an asset
    • Excellent understanding of planning principles and techniques and good understanding of project change control.
    • An equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved will be considered.

    Wood is an equal opportunity employer; however, we recognize the Impacts and Benefits Agreements with the Innu Nation and Nunatsiavut Government. It also recognizes a commitment to give qualified workers from Labrador priority for employment opportunities.


    Deadline to Apply: February 11, 2019

    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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