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Bechtel Corporation North Civil Senior Planner - PTUS in Toronto, Canada

Requisition ID: 277104

  • Relocation Authorized: None

  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project

  • Work Location: Toronto, ON

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Project Overview:

Bechtel Infrastructure, along with key sub-vendors Bantrel and Comtech, has been appointed the Delivery Partner within an integrated team with the customer, Metrolinx, for the Ontario Line Subway (OLS) Project and will work in a Delivery Partner role within an integrated team with the customer organization for a Subway Project in Toronto, Ontario. The project scope includes the design build, operations and maintenance of all infrastructure and rail systems associated with 15 stations and over 15km of new alignment, being performed by two key PPP Contractors and multiple advanced early works (EAW) packages Contractors and two large Progressive Design Build Contracts. The scope includes both managing the Works associated with the program and with the individual construction projects.

Job Summary:

The North Civil Pape Tunnel and Underground Stations Senior Planner will be responsible for supporting the Pape Tunnel and Underground Stations (PTUS) progressive design-build contract, and will have an overall North Civil oversight role.

A Senior Planner supervises schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, and recovery plan development activities, supports project organizational and administrative activities, and supervises the development and integration of individual schedules into the total project plan. The Senior Planner supports project milestones and supports development of scheduling standards and procedures. #LI-JL1

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support schedule evaluations and what-if scenarios during the Development Phase Agreement execution

  • Evaluate baseline schedules

  • Provide reviews, analysis, and reporting during construction

  • Provide oversight for the major North Civil contracts

  • Directs program level schedule development and maintenance monitoring activities.

  • Develops, interprets, and executes policy objectives and standards applicable to schedule maintenance and the monitoring of development functions.

  • Oversees the implementation of milestone schedules, engineering/procurement/construction closeout monitoring including documentation and planned maintenance activities.

  • Performs schedule reviews to ensure compliance with Client’s expectation and coordinate the required level of integration among the major contractors. Represents the Client in meeting with contractors.

  • Performs and/or coordinates, collects, verifies, and integrates the work scope for all entities into the total project plan. Reviews the representation of project scope in schedules. Establishes the conceptual scope of schedule studies. Prepares and analyzes comparisons of scope and quantities between the projects. Performs productivity analysis of construction operations and verifies. Establishes productivity basis to be utilized in estimates, as developed in concurrence with Construction. Reviews labor estimates for reasonableness.

  • Manages the preparation of subject-specific schedules on an as-required basis.

  • Supports the Pape Tunnels and Underground Stations construction team on a daily basis. The Planner will provide schedule extracts, schedule analysis and planning expertise in support of the Metrolinx/ Delivery Partner goals.

  • Supports development of scheduling standards and procedures. Compiles, summarizes, updates, and maintains historical schedule data. Monitors and reports the critical path and schedule performance of the total project.

  • Prepares and analyzes comparisons of scope, and quantities between projects. Develops bid evaluation schedule criteria and prepares bid evaluations. May participate in discussions with vendors.

  • Coordinates development of bulk commodity installation curves. Integrates appropriate manpower requirements for each discipline/specialty relative to the overall project needs. Determines quantity and manpower levels in support of the project needs and schedule philosophy.

  • Directs schedule analysis/study and problem-solving activities.

  • Develops and interprets guidelines applicable to the analysis function.

  • Verifies consistency with previous reports to ensure compatibility. Responsible for issuing reports required by Ontario Line management and project procedures.

  • Coordinates information input into specific studies. Responsible for integration of activities and total work scope identification. Evaluates study results and recommends conclusions for project team consideration and discussion. Supervises/directs project schedule staffing and quantity reporting.

  • Provides guidance to Project Director on overall schedule impacts and solutions.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, and 15 plus years of experience. In Lieu of degree relevant project controls experience with an emphasis on project planning in the Engineering and Construction industry.

  • Primavera P6 experience required. Experience representing the client and reviewing / integrating contractor schedules required

  • Expert analytical and computer skills required

  • Preference given to experience managing heavy civil projects

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office. Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria for project planning and scheduling activities.

  • Skilled in direction, personnel administration, and training of technical and non-technical personnel

  • Skilled in oral and written communication, with a demonstrated ability to present planning and scheduling information to management and clients.

  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems. Knowledgeable about current industry developments

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