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Black & McDonald Limited Construction Work Planner - Electrical in Bowmanville, Canada

Black & McDonald's Power Generation Region team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

The Construction Work Planner - Electrical position is located at our office in Bowmanville, Ontario and reports directly to the Estimating & Assessing Manager.

This position is responsible for understanding, walking down and creating planned work orders in the work management system for the purpose of project implementation activities.

The Construction Work Planner is a one year contract opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all Black and McDonald's Quality Managed system procedures for work planning

  • Interpret design documents for scope installation

  • Preparation of inspection and test plans

  • Work with Project Managers/teams to plan, organize, direct, control, and evaluate projects to ensure work packages are created, processed and delivered

  • Conduct analysis to determine duration of project activities and identify interdependencies to meet project scope of work

  • Provide support to other stakeholders and groups as required

  • Follow all related Managed System Procedures as they relate to Construction/Maintenance work packages

  • Interpret design documentation for scope installation

  • Write Detailed work instructions to accomplish field implementation -this may include becoming familiar with and referencing to client station procedures, standards, and specifications

  • Apply Knowledge of construction methods and station configuration to create the work task structure breakdown to implement the project

  • Accumulate all the necessary technical documents for construction activities

  • Preparing work packages for field execution as they relate to the appropriate trade groups

  • Liaison with Design and supplier groups

  • Strong leadership, communication, organization and analytical skills


  • Communicates Effectively (excellent verbal and written communication skills)

  • Holds Self and Others Accountable (proven ability to accurately handle a high volume of transactions, meet deadlines and prioritize workload)

  • Problem Solving and Innovation (Strong analytical and critical thinking skills)

  • Teamwork and Collaboration (Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of people in a professional manner; Flexible team player with the ability to function independently while working in a team environment)


  • Completion of Grade 12

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or College Technical Diploma in related discipline Apprenticeship training or related experience

  • 8 years related experience with projects

  • Experience in planning related discipline work packages

  • Experience in electrical, mechanical and civil packages


  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of people in a professional manner

  • Experience in managing people and processes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Computer Literacy; MS Office, Work Planning or Work Management software tools

  • Flexible team player with the ability to function independently while working in a team environment

  • Knowledge of applicable laws, government regulation and documentation requirements to the role