Construction Planner/Scheduler

Construction, Mining
Port Hope, Ontario
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Our mining client is looking for a Construction Planner/Scheduler to work in conjunction with other members of the construction management team (CMT), to ensure contractors are working in a safe manner abiding by all safety program requirements. This is a contract position based in Port Hope, Ontario.

What you will be doing…

  • Participate in constructability reviews ensuring constructability issues or potential issues get appropriately captured and communicated to the engineering team.
  • Assist the CMT and contractors in the development of Level 4/Level 5 construction schedules and review submitted schedules in the native file format to ensure they have sound logic and are appropriately resourced.
  • Analyze weekly schedule submissions for issues and productivity optimization and publish 1 week and 3 week look-ahead.
  • Maintain productivity metrics on all work and maintain the productivity improvement initiatives log.
  • Responsible to verify claimed schedule progress (based on established rules of credit).
  • Responsible for regularly reporting construction progress to the project team (S curve and productivity information).
  • Work with the CMT to identify and resolve conflicts between work packages, across projects and with operation activities.
  • Support CMT superintendents in the field as required.
  • Work with the commissioning team to ensure/enable efficient turnover from construction to commission.
  • Coordinate with superintendents and materials leads to ensure construction materials are on-site to meet schedule needs.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Prior experience working in the capacity of a construction coordinator on industrial projects.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Project and Primavera.
  • Proficient with computers, specifically MS Office.
  • Previous project management or construction management experience considered an asset.

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