June 1 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Administrative assistant, Administrative, Clerical, Project Management, Business Analysis, Project, Project management, Planning, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Markham, ON

Planner/Scheduler - ( 210001D0 )


We’re in the business of limitless potential. From iconic designs to monumental ground breakings, we believe the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our program management business, and technical experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives. Our award-winning team has managed thousands of projects across all sectors — hospitals, airports, and entire university campuses; infrastructure like mass transit and water-treatment facilities; and energy and resource assignments, from mines to wind farms.

Join an award-winning team of program and project management specialists who are passionate to bring transformational project solutions to life.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Planner/Scheduler to join our Program Management team with a background in scheduling of large infrastructure programs, preferably in mass transit systems.

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of six years’ experience in a planning/scheduling capacity and proficiency in Primavera P6 planning software. Microsoft Office skills are essential.

This is a key position requiring excellent communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a team to successfully deliver major capital projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the owner of the project schedule and coordinate all inputs, reviews and updates required for a functional schedule.

  • Participate as member of a project team and communicate schedule-related issues and opportunities but also be able to work independently and with minimal direction.

  • Prepare the project schedule in Primavera P6 including:

    • Sequence and duration of all activities relating to the completion of the project including engineering, procurement, and construction,
    • Logic and floats for all activities, denoting key milestones; and
    • Resource loading.
  • Ensure that the construction schedule is updated regularly with progress achieved and make changes to the sequence and duration of activities where appropriate.

  • Review vendor, sub-consultant and contractor schedule submittals and incorporate into the project schedule.

  • Identify the project critical path and communicate it to the project team and stakeholders.

  • Identify divergences from the project plan as established in the baseline schedule to the project team.

  • Identify, throughout the course of the project, activities which are behind progress, any foreseen delays to future activities and the likely effect on the schedule of any actual or foreseen delay.

  • Identify strategies for catching up on lost time or avoiding potential delays and opportunities to accelerate the completion of the work.

  • Prepare reports and updates.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Solid level of proficiency and knowledge of scheduling software (Primavera P6 and MS Project).

  • Experience with large capital infrastructure projects, preferably in mass transit systems.

  • Technical knowledge of scheduling practices.

  • Familiarity with engineering design, and construction practice.

  • Ability to validate scheduling status with project team members and related stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, perform, review, and present status updates of scheduling projects.

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of applicable standards and procedures.

  • Ability to perform quality assurance.

  • Ability to make timely decisions.

  • Positive attitude with strong relationship building skills.

Education and Experience

  • Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Six years or more years of experience in a scheduling role. Construction experience is an asset.

  • PMP Designation is preferable.

This description is not a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Whitby, Canada-Ontario-Stoney Creek, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Guelph, Canada-Ontario-Mississauga, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Job : Project Control Planning/Scheduling

Organization : BC-1262 Transportation-Program Management-Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 1, 2021, 7:24:06 AM

Req ID: 210001D0

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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