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Scheduler/Project Controls Coordinator

valard-construction-lp · 29 days ago
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Valard, is Canada’s premier utility contractor, as well as head of the Valard Group of Companies AND part of the Quanta Group, the largest electrical power contractor in North America. Valard has full-service capabilities for transmission, distribution, substations, foundations, telecommunications, and renewable energy.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Scheduler or Project Controls Coordinator to join a team of experienced Schedulers and Project Controls personnel. As Canada’s premier utility contractor, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work for various projects including: transmission line, substation, distribution and telecommunication projects across Canada and the United States. Additionally, as part of our parent company Quanta Services, global project opportunities may present themselves as well. The position is based in Edmonton with the possibility of short and longer-term field assignments as required.

The Project Scheduler / Project Controls Coordinator will assist the scheduling department in maintaining and updating project schedules, updating project forecasts and creating/analyzing schedule, production, cost, and productivity reports. The ideal candidate will report to the Manager of Project Controls and has a good understanding of scheduling, project analytics and cost control, and an entrepreneurial attitude towards implementing improvements.

Requirements

KEY (CORE) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and update resource loaded schedules
  • Assist in planning, coordinating and executing project planning and scheduling activities with project managers and other project stakeholders as requested
  • Understand corporate Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and how the structures are integrated into Primavera 6
  • Create and provide analysis on daily and weekly cost and productivity reports
  • Evaluate actual construction progress and provide regular schedule updates
  • Generate look-aheads for project teams as requested
  • Understand scheduling logic/sequencing with the ability to understand errors and correct where needed
  • Incorporate change orders into schedules and forecasts, as necessary
  • Assist in the creation of TILOS schedules
  • Understand Critical Path Management (CPM) and how it affects deliverables
  • Assist in budget creation, project tracking and financial forecasts
  • Assist in the creation of other reports and project analytics

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-secondary education in Engineering, Business or Finance
  • Good working knowledge of scheduling concepts and training in Primavera P6 or MS Project
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Knowledge and /or experience with TILOS is considered an asset
  • Knowledge and/or experience in Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Critical Path Management (CPM) are considered assets, but not required
  • Knowledge and/or experience in Power BI is considered an asset, but not required
  • Excellent written, oral and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills

KSAs (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • High attention to details and accuracy
  • Results-oriented individual with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and timelines
  • People-oriented with an ability to establish a high degree of credibility with staff members and client representatives
  • Possess cultural awareness, and sensitivity to the handling of confidential information
  • Ability to travel

Benefits

Valard Construction LP is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Last updated on Mar 22, 2024

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