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Junior Planner/Scheduler

Bird Careers

This is a Contract position in Mississauga, CA posted June 21, 2022.

Junior Planner/Scheduler For Those Who Seek To Redefine The greatest achievements in history are borne from the greatness within people – where human potential meets vision, and passion fuels evolution.

Unlocking this potential is the most important thing we do at Bird.

As a leader in Canadian construction for over 100 years, the impact of our team is etched deeply within the core of our legacy.

Beyond Bird, this impact is felt in the fundamental aspects of our everyday lives.

From the critical infrastructure we depend on, to the energy and resources that keep us moving
– we are powering our communities and shaping Canada’s skylines coast-to-coast.

Entrenched in the foundation of a culture built more than a century ago is an enduring quest to reimagine what is possible.

Our impact is greater than ever, and we are looking for those who seek to redefine their story.

We are a dynamic team of over 5,000 with a range of professions, backgrounds, and areas of expertise.

This breadth of diversity in people and opportunities is one of greatest aspects of building your career with Bird.

Every trajectory looks different.

At Bird, you hold the pen and you write your story.

As you unlock your potential, you are surrounded by a team that supports you every step of the way.

At Bird, we are focused on building a culture that brings together ideal team players who facilitate possibility every day.

We are looking for those who have the courage and confidence to be humble ; the self-motivated, ambitious professionals who are hungry ; and those who never lose sight of their intuition, emotional intelligence, or the unequivocal impact of being people smart .

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Junior Planner/Scheduler is responsible for working closely with the operations group including a Senior Planner/Scheduler on planning, scheduling, forecasting, and schedule risk management.

They will ensure the project schedule is effectively managed through the various phases of construction for the project.

This is a camp based position in Kitimat, BC, working a shift of 14 days on, 7 day off, flights from Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver will be provided.

Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver Responsibilities Assist the Senior Planner/Schedule to update the project schedule or portions of it on a weekly basis, by analyzing work performed in the field and communicating with the operations group to obtiain schedule update information (Actual Start/Finish Dates, Forecasted Start/Finish Dates, Actual Progress, Changes to Schedule Logic, Additional Scopes of Work) Provide analysis of schedule data to identify key project issues Assist in coordinating schedule inputs from all parts of the project Identify and analyze schedule variances and recommend associated corrective actions Assist the Senior Planner/Scheduler to present the project schedule to the client Participate in the development of WBS and help ensure project coding is effectively used for all applications Ability to utilize drawings and specifications as a basis for structuring the project schedule is a nice to have skill Assist the Project Manager to measure progress and review the subcontractor’s progress Conduct or assist in performance measurement and associated schedule trends Assist in the preparation of various levels of project reports to meet project need Ensure internal and external deadlines are met consistently Assist the regional teams setting pursuit strategies related to project schedules as directed Qualifications Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Technology or a combination of equivalent skills and field 1-5 years’ experience within a project controls group, construction management and scheduling Engineering and commercial construction experience Working knowledge of multi-discipline construction activities Junior Primavera 6, MS Project and Excel skills Knowledge in the application of earned value, critical path analysis and risk assessment is an asset Experience in all aspects of project scheduling including logic development, progress measurement, schedule impact analysis, resource loading/leveling, schedule risk analysis, etc.

Familiar with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms Ability to produce Progress Curves, Commodity progress and Manpower Analysis Knowledgeable of scope control and change management and ability to incorporate directed changes into schedule baseline Knowledgeable in earned value methodology Ability to develop and assess change order impacts to baseline schedule Ability to articulate change order impacts to project master schedule Good interpersonal skills, ability to work well independently and with diverse personalities and work force Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships with multiple groups Strong written and oral communication skills Able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges in a dynamic business environment Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail What We Believe In Safety Safety is a moral obligation.

Our goal is zero harm.

People Bird invests in its employees as partners in the success of the company.

Together we will grow and create opportunities within a respectful, diverse, and healthy workplace.

Teamwork We believe that the best results are achieved through the collaboration of our employees, customers, partners, communities, trade contractors, and suppliers.

Professionalism We conduct ourselves in a manner of which we are proud, as individuals, and as representatives of our company, community, and industry.

Integrity We are honest, truthful, and fair.

We conduct ourselves with integrity.

Stewardship We are committed to balancing the sustainability of the company, communities, and the environment.