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AECOM Senior Scheduler in Burnaby, British Columbia

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a Senior Scheduler to be based in Burnaby, BC. The job incumbent will work in our Burnaby office and on our client site as needed in the Vancouver area.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary:

  • Develop integrated master schedule & level 1 to 4 schedules as required throughout project.

  • Define update frequency, process and build project update calendar with pre-defined cut off dates.

  • Maintain and optimize schedule, monitor progress, highlight and resolve schedule issues.

  • Participate in project schedule risk analysis and include contingency in baseline.

  • Analyze consultants, suppliers, contractor schedules and provide recommendations.

  • Monitor slippages and critical/near critical paths and discuss with Project Management for resolution.

  • Evaluate project change notices and incorporate approved changes.

  • Perform variance analysis with root cause and schedule quality compliance check.

  • Execute interactive planning sessions and develop project plan.

  • Understand the concepts of project scopes of Work and execution strategies/plans and translate to plan and schedule development.

  • Setup planning WBS, CBS, global and project codes.

  • Adhere to PC Governing documents (Standards, procedures, specifications and guidelines) related to Planning and Scheduling. Be able to translate these to detailed Work activities and produce required deliverables.

  • Apply scheduling practices; critical path management (CPM) and program evaluation and review technique (PERT).

Job Description:

  • Works with company financial systems and processes.

  • Develops proficiency in the use of company cornerstone systems and provides cost data in formats necessary to control the project.

  • Understands financial terminology and measures and recognizes the financial impact of various project actions.

  • Assists in analyzing and using financial data to identify key project issues.

  • Able to use drawings and specifications in the establishment of project baseline data

  • Develops knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Assists in assembling data for trending and forecasting.

  • Prepares analysis of progress trends and cost impact. May participate in reviewing and approving contractor invoices.

  • Has knowledge of earned value methodology.

  • Collects and analyzes data on manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations.

  • Collects and analyzes data for tracking actual cost to funding limitations.

  • Assists in tracking purchase orders and subcontract commitments and expenditures.

  • Possesses the knowledge of scope control and change management.

  • Assists with the creation of baseline budgets.

  • Exposure to scheduling process concepts and principles.

  • Exposure to performance management and cost/schedule integration concepts and principles.

  • Supports the project reporting process as required.

  • Participates in project cost review meetings.

  • Gathers data for procedure development.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field + 6 (six) years of relevant experience doing scheduling at a company within the engineering consulting industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience doing scheduling on large infrastructure projects preferred

Additional Information:

  • Company will not cover expenses associated with any relocation for this position.

  • Company unable to facilitate work Sponsorship for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line PPM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267613BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.