Planner/Scheduler

On behalf of our client, a leader in natural gas distribution, we are looking for a Planner/Scheduler to join their team on a contractual basis

The P6 Scheduler works with the project team, construction project management, and other support groups to develop, maintain and detail the project schedules throughout the planning, design, procurement, construction and start-up stages of the project lifecycle for Major Projects. Ensures compliance with schedule & progress guidelines, supports and provides improvement measures and recommendations related to planning & scheduling activities and possess skills in identifying, analyzing and providing innovative solutions to scheduling problems

Duties Include:

  • Assigned to Project Controls Team, this position provides support and effectively manages the project schedules and progress to assigned internal client groups for major projects planning, procurement and construction activities by:
  • Consistent usage of the enterprise scheduling standards for the development including resource loading, implementation, and maintenance of project schedules.
  • Updating of schedules as the project progresses through the development and execution stages, e.g., updating the schedules based on earned-value data from the Field Construction Analysts and other sources of construction tracking and reporting information.
  • Interprets the performance of the scheduled activities and communicates issues to the Project Execution Management, e.g., analyzing the impacts that the schedule updates will have on the baseline plan, ensuring that resource requirements for the schedules are incorporated at the planning stages and continuously developed through the project lifecycle and developing and managing schedule performance indicators.
  • Provide technical advice and expertise related to developing detailed what-if schedule scenarios, risk analysis and identification of critical path and associated logic-driven options.
  • Provides technical and business advice on the preparation and disposition of required documents related to plans, schedules, and reports for project completion.
  • Provides complex logistics and scheduling related technical support and effectively manages the project schedule(s) to assigned internal client groups for major project planning, development, procurement, construction and maintenance activities.
  • Verbal and written communication is required to both technical and non-technical staff to provide a translation of complex concepts into business-focused analysis and/or business case scenarios.
  • Interacts with nearly all members of the project team, support groups, the PMO office, and other key stakeholders to collect information required for timely and accurate project schedule critical-path management and impact analysis.

Skills Required:

  • University degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Minimum of four years of project scheduling experience required with an emphasis on Oracle Primavera (P6) software.
  • Detail-oriented with good communication, interpersonal, organizational and team skills.
  • Ability to complete tasks as assigned on time in the speed of execution environment.
  • Strong aptitude with Microsoft Office Suite focused on Excel, Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize workload, bring issues forward and develop working relationships at all levels of the organization.

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Quality Technician – Documentation Specialist

We are looking for a Quality Technician – Documentation Specialist on behalf of a contract opportunity with one of our clients. The Quality Technician – Documentation Specialist is responsible for the collection, review, organization and delivery of component and project certification as defined by Project Specifications and the customized project Inspection and Test Plan.

Location: Minnetonka, MN

Duration: 6 Months Contract (possible extension)

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor incoming part certification, to determine receipt status.
  • Review incoming part certifications to ensure that the documentation is a) technically correct, b) satisfies the requirements of the Purchase Order, Project Specifications and Project Inspection and Test plan, c) is complete.
  • Coordinate with the Engineering, Purchasing, Sourcing Quality, Manufacturing Quality and Production groups to initiate a resolution to Non-conformances arising from the documentation review, and lead resolution to those non-conformances
  • Coordinate Customer inspection visits with key inspection personnel (in-house quality, sourcing quality)
  • Prepare QC documentation deliverables to meet the customer approved format.
  • Coordinate with Document Control and Project Management teams to ensure the documentation is copied, scanned and subsequently delivered to customer expectations.
  • Update the Quality Leader with weekly progress reports.

Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will at a minimum demonstrate a high level of understanding of piping materials and components.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience inspecting equipment in the water industry.

Additional key skills:

  • Ability to work effectively on a team with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Ability to develop and communicate issues effectively at all levels.
  • Effective influencing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on a team.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

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NOC Analyst

We are looking for NOC/Helpdesk Analysts to join our clients team for a one year contract (possible extension)

They will provide Avaya Aura Communication Manager software translations additions and changes as directed using Avaya Site Administrator

Due to current circumstances, this opportunity will require the contractor to work remotely from home during the coming weeks. The situation may be modified as required.

Duties Include:

  • Support the help desk as required
  • Handle phone service calls from clients requiring assistance
  • Provide remote technical support to all clients at various different support levels
  • Perform tasks such as password resets, give verbal instructions to users on phone access, choices of username and passwords criteria per the customer’s policy, changes to station programming, as well as non-complex Move/Add/Change (MAC) work.

 

Skills Required:

  • 2+ years’ relevant experience
  • Experience with Avaya Systems (i.e Communication Manager – strong asset)
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with both IT and business personnel.