Planner / Scheduler



Advert ID



Prince George

Job Type




Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB T5J 0H9



Job Description

Planner / Scheduler

Manpower is currently seeking a Planner/Scheduler to fulfill a long term contract position with a major pipeline client in Prince George, BC.

In this position you will be responsible for assisting the Supervisor with activities associated with the screening, scheduling, estimating & sequencing of digs for the entire dig program. You will also assist the supervisor with new team initiatives, processes, and analysis as required for the entire dig team.

Specific Accountabilities:

* Develop and revise Long Range Work Plans, Performing Work Lists, Planning Priority Lists and Work Schedules for the program planning to ensure we perform work that is properly planned and ready to execute

* Accountable for activities associated with the screening, scheduling, estimating & sequencing of digs for the Transmission dig program

* Facilitate the on-site work scoping and estimating for Dig Program work and ensure accuracy of the Work Package to ensure we perform work that is properly planned and ready to execute

* Monitor and provide regular updates on the plan for dig issuance, cost estimates to stakeholders, and dig program owner

* Gather, analyze, and report Metrics and KPI's on the dig Portfolio and other identified processes. Assists in the preparation of action plans, progress, and address metric shortfalls

* Stakeholder management, preliminary determination of regulatory requirements, completion of front end engineering designs (for those Special digs that require engineering), cost estimates, schedules, and execution strategies.

* Assist in the development of realistic and reliable schedules and cost estimates, while appropriately defining the program risks, and appropriate mitigation measures.

* Apply extensive knowledge, experience, and expert resources, to ensure schedules and cost estimates are appropriate for the scope and risks.

* Identification, forecasting and troubleshooting of substantial financial and schedule risks to the program

* Responsible for providing governance on dig selection, extensions, and scheduling through business case justification (based on capital cost or dig cost assessment), screening, and prioritization

* Assist in transition of dig packages from planning to execution

* Coordinating /collaboration of internal and external stakeholders

Required Education and Experience:

* Professional Engineering, Technology designation or Journeyperson certification

* Post-secondary education in business, technical or related field

* Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in any discipline related to multi-discipline Pipeline Integrity related programs for Oil and Gas

* Ability to demonstrate strategic planning, project management, problem-solving, research and analytical skills to anticipate issues, analyze their impacts, and develop options and recommendations.

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project or Program Management Professional (PMP)

* Ability to read and understand construction documents and Engineering Work Packages

* Advanced skills in Microsoft Office and scheduling software is considered as asset

* Experience with other construction planning and management software such as MS projects, SAP, Maximo, 3D model viewers and more is considered an asset

*Please note, a clear criminal record check is required for this opportunity.

Please email your resume directly to [email protected] or call 403-809-4215