Planner / Scheduler

Oil & Gas
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Job ID:
Sourjya Chatterjee

Our client, one of Canada’s leading integrated oil companies has an immediate need for a Project Scheduler to join their team for a one-year contract position in their Lloydminster, Alberta office.

You must be willing to relocate to Lloydminster for the duration of this contract.

Position Summary:

The Project Scheduler is responsible to proactively keep up to date and communicate schedules for all EWRs assigned to the Lloydminster Project Engineering Team, supporting the group in delivery of on time projects and forecasting. You will interface with project engineers, production engineers, land agents, regulatory technicians, construction teams, commissioning teams, and operators to gather information and update progress.

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8 hours / day

Core Responsibilities:

  • Creating Project Schedules
  • Developing schedules when a project is kicked off
  • Determining the tasks involved in the project and setting durations
  • Assigning resources to activities
  • Assigning the proper calendar to the activities
  • Set up predecessors and run scheduler to show impact of timelines
  • Creating Resource Schedules
  • Using the resource assigned to activities, maintain and update construction schedules, IFC schedules, and EPC task lists.
  • Updating Schedules
  • Keeping the schedules up to date through meetings with project engineers
  • Confirming task completion in Appian and SAP
  • Seeking project information from other parties involved
  • Attend regularly scheduled update project meetings
  • Ensure schedules reflect what is being reported for accruals and dashboards
  • Summarizing the schedules to push the info throughout EPPM P6
  • Entering the updated accruals and forecast for the projects
  • Setting baselines
  • Communicating Tasks and Deadlines
  • Posting current schedules to SharePoint
  • Sending schedules to project engineers and EPCs after project kickoff
  • Create and send upcoming task lists to the project engineers and EPCs
  • Have regular meetings with land managers
  • Send notes from land meeting to project engineers and EPCs.
  • Attend update meetings with EPCs
  • Reporting
  • Update dashboards
  • Post the current dashboards to SharePoint

Must Have Skills:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the oil & gas industry
  • Knowledge of project scheduling software, MS Project or Primavera EPPM P6
  • Experience working on projects
  • Experience working with engineering teams
  • Formal training in scheduling or project management

Nice to Have Skills:

  • A degree or technical diploma in engineering
  • Familiar with all aspects of multi disciplined projects involving engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning requirements
  • Knowledge in use of SAP for accounting, invoicing, and reporting process, would be beneficial
  • Strong skills in using Microsoft software

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