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RailWorks Scheduler in Montreal, Quebec

Scheduler

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Date:Apr 8, 2021

Location:Montreal, QC, CA

Company:RailWorks

Job ID: 7165

Position Summary

Performing project schedule/planning functions in a client facing capacity in the areas of project schedule development, project schedule oversight, schedule forecasting, schedule maintenance, critical path analysis, reporting, obtaining schedule updates and update verification/validation.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Schedules activities for procurement, engineering construction, start-up and operations.

  • Analyzes contract documentation and derive schedule requirements for the project.

  • Develops baseline schedules ensuring the full integration of scope, schedule, costs, risk and resources.

  • Interface with all project stakeholders to develop an all-encompassing logic network between external influences in the project including but not limited to review/approval processes, external design and supply of material by others.

  • Identifies and tracks all changes to the project scope.

  • Revises schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, or other interruptions.

  • Produces, maintains and revises summary and detailed schedules for ongoing project reporting and other program management; implements corrective measures for out of sequence activities.

  • Ensures schedules correlate within the project cost data.

  • Estimates time element of change orders and incorporates within the schedule.

  • Evaluates critical path compliance and makes recommendations; actively seeks out schedule optimization opportunities.

  • Identifies and reports schedule variances and trends including loss of productivity.

  • Suggests corrective measures and develop recovery plans derived from workshops with project stakeholders.

  • Communicates project-critical items with stakeholders to ensure timely completion of project milestones.

  • Performs detailed review of contractor schedules and work sequences and documenting changes to the schedule.

  • Evaluates loss of time & performing high-level delay analysis for the substantiation of extension of time claims.

  • Advises and assists team members in the development of their schedules.

  • Confers with supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.

  • Attends progress meetings and present progress and schedule issues.

  • Prepares and presents progress reports.

  • Communicates project status and potential risks with top management outside of the project environment.

  • Schedules activities for procurement, construction, start-up and operations.

  • Develops baseline schedules ensuring the full integration of scope, schedule, costs, risk, and resources.

  • Identifies and tracks all changes to the project scope.

  • Revises schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, or other interruptions.

  • Produces, maintains and revises summary and detailed schedules for ongoing project reporting and other program management needs.

  • Ensures schedules correlate within the project cost data.

  • Estimates time element of change orders and incorporates within the schedules.

  • Evaluates critical path compliance and makes recommendations; actively seeks out schedule optimization opportunities.

  • Advises and assists team members in the development of their schedules.

  • Monitors actual progress rates and compares with plan.

  • Monitors status of critical activities and program milestones and identifies problem areas and solutions.

  • Performs detailed review of contractor schedules and work sequences.

  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manages Jr. level schedulers to support scheduling and billing activities.

  • Works with other contractors, owners and engineers to develop schedules to support estimates and pursuits,

  • Advises and assists team members in the development of their schedules.

  • Confers with supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.

  • Communicates project status and potential risks with top management outside of the project environment.

  • Manages Jr. level schedulers to support scheduling and billing activities.

  • Works with other contractors, owners and engineers to develop schedules to support estimates and pursuits,

  • Advises and assists team members in the development of their schedules.

  • Confers with supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.

  • Prepares and presents progress reports.

    Required Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10 years of construction scheduling experience. At least two years of which should be on large (50MM+) projects, preferably in the transit/rail sector.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of project management.

  • Ability to analyze and input data on project budgets and schedules.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both French & English, written and verbal.

  • Proficiency with Primavera 6 scheduling software and Microsoft Office suite.

  • Strong interpersonal and managerial skills

  • Possess meticulous attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Capable of working independently and establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and other project stakeholders.

  • Working knowledge of industry practice delay analysis methodologies.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a Client facing role.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Generally works indoors, with some onsite/outdoor work.

  • Frequently sits, stands, walks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard.

  • May climb, balances, stoop, and crouch while negotiating work areas under construction.

  • May be exposed to harsh weather conditions and loud noise.

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with PNR RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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