Technical Planner/Planner-Scheduler-PrinceGeorge/Fort St John


Oil and Gas

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Fort Saint John

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Branch Information

Vancouver, BC - (CAN) 817 West Hastings BC Vancouver , BC V6C 1B2



Job Description

Manpower is looking for a Technical Planner/ Planner Scheduler for our client located at Prince George/Fort St John, BC.

This is a Fulltime Position (8month Contract)

Job Description


* Assist/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

* Develops and sustains strong relationships with Pipeline Integrity, Lands, Community and Indiginous Engagement, Safety, Environment and Supply Chain Management.

* Consistently evaluate the Dig Program portfolio and plan, to optimize cost and evauluate the execution plan.

* Assists in the ongoing support of evaluating Program performance and efforts to improve cost competitiveness

* Support programs & procedures to maintain portfolio consistency.

Working Conditions:

 Office environment with moderate (30%) travel to regional offices and field locations.

Knowledge ,Skills & Abilities:

* Professional Engineering, Technology designation or Journeyperson certification. This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of 4 years of University (Grade 12 plus 4-5 years) in General Technical or Business degree or related field or by having the equivalent combination of education and work experience. Other combinations of education and experience will be considered.

* 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 to collaborate with colleagues, and build positive relationships with cross functional areas. Strong communication skills, confident interacting with key contacts in verbal and written form.

* Certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project or Program Management Professional (PMP) is considered an asset.

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

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

* Strong computer background including experience with Microsoft Office, and scheduling software, is an asset.

* Experience with other construction planning and management software is an asset (MS projects, SAP, Maximo, 3D model viewers, document management systems, etc.).

* Capable of probing and listening carefully, presents information clearly.

What is in it for you?

- Fulltime position 40hrs/week)

- Pay rate of $48.75 /hr

-On the job training.

- Work for one of the top employers in BC

ManpowerGroup recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At ManpowerGroup, we are committed to providing accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs.