OTS - Halifax, NS

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Location: Alberta

Reports to: Commissioning Manager


  • Technical Diploma or other relevant post-secondary education.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a Planner/Scheduler role.
  • Proficient in using scheduling software, such as Primavera P3/P6 and/or MS Project.
  • Strong working knowledge of project control functions and processes including planning/scheduling, cost estimating, cost control, change management and financial/accounting processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the CSU Manager and Commissioning Team on all scheduling issues.
  • Develop, prepare and maintain an integrated commissioning schedule.
  • Participate in establishing and maintaining the various scheduling tools used by OTS, such as master schedules and progress measurement systems.
  • Responsible for project controls and providing assistance with the management of all activities associated with planning, scheduling, forecasting, critical path analysis, progress reporting and time-recovery strategies.
  • Ensure that the Commissioning team adheres to the project controls, as well as planning and scheduling procedures.
  • Assist in the monitoring, reviewing, and analysis of the schedule and status during all phases of the project, including the analysis of any schedule deviations and corresponding corrective actions.
  • Review schedules and work with the Commissioning Team to ensure plans are realistic and achievable.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting to management and respond to the requirements of management.
  • Provide planning and scheduling data for project reports.
  • Provide manpower reporting for the Commissioning team.
  • Liaise and interface with contractors, construction, project management and team leads regarding planning and scheduling activities.

Key Competencies & Skills:

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to perform in a highly dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong computer skills are a requirement for this position.

Required Safety Training:

  • Due Diligence
  • Safety Orientation (annually)
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Other site specific safety certifications

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