AECOM Mechanical Planner, Millwright in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Mechanical Planner, Millwright

Canada - Alberta

Fort McMurray

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Mechanical Planner, Millwright to be based at our CNRL Albian location in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

This position provides the tools and systems necessary to effectively and proactively manage, control, and report on cost and schedule for concurrent projects throughout the organization.

May include the following responsibilities:

  • Services include planning, cost and schedule (work breakdown structure) metrics and tools, collecting performance data (installed quantities, expended labor hours, and other progress measurements for direct hire and subcontract work), tracking data (daily cost compilation and monitoring), analyzing (earned value, productivity and risk analysis), and reporting.

  • Identifies and tracks all changes or potential changes to the project scope, ensuring estimates of cost changes and schedule impact are given visibility with the client and project management.

  • Integrates cost and schedule data and reporting with the company’s accounting and management information systems to facilitate meeting company performance and financial goals.

  • May also be involved in change control management, document control management, and critical path method network analysis.

  • Demonstrates consistency and utilizes clear judgment.

  • Works toward alignment of customer and company objectives.

  • Understands financial terminology and measures.

  • Recognizes financial impact of various project actions.

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

  • Demonstrates consistent, effective and efficient written and oral communications skills.

  • Expresses ideas, exercises sound judgment and effectively listens.

  • Conforms to the company’s core values and applies administrative bulletins and other company standards.

  • Develops and maintains an orderly and efficient approach to assignments.

  • Applies attention to detail and quality approach to assignments.

  • Possesses the ability to work with the project or proposal team.

  • Demonstrates the aptitude and ability to support the development, implementation, and maintenance of effective planning and scheduling programs.

  • Develops a basic understanding of each of the company’s organizational units.

  • Builds collaborative relationships with other organizations.

  • Exhibits confidence and positive attitude about the project and the company.

  • Gathers data for schedule development appropriate to task.

  • Demonstrates energy and commitment for continuous self-improvement.

  • Learns to perform a task through on the job training and asking questions.

  • Maintains a program of self-development.

  • Knows and applies safety policies and procedures.

  • Investigates causes of variances between planned and earned/actual progress and recommends solutions or recovery plans.

  • Measures progress and reviews performance trends.

  • Understands and applies fundamental schedule control techniques and the relationship between project revenue and cost.

  • Possesses strong computer skills with developing knowledge of company cornerstone applications.

  • Logically organizes the workflow and makes judgments on durations and resources to accomplish the work.

  • Able to identify and assist in analysis of project schedule variances.

  • Collects and updates data and updates and produces scheduling reports.

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of WBS and helps insure that project coding is effectively used for all cornerstone applications.

  • Able to use drawings and specifications for schedule development.

  • Able to develop CPM schedule logic. Extensive familiarity with the cornerstone scheduling system and ability to develop logic for elements of the engineering, procurement and construction process.

  • Familiar with construction contracting and the scheduling implications of contract terms.

  • Assists in tracking subcontractor performance.

  • Knowledgeable of scope control and change management and associated implications to project scheduling. Knowledgeable in earned value methodology.

  • Responsible for gathering and assembling data for schedule updating.

  • Measures progress and reviews schedule performance.

  • Supports monthly report preparation.

  • Assists with creating and maintaining the baseline schedule.

  • Supports cost analysis function through cross training.

  • Participates in planning and scheduling meetings to gain insight to planning and scheduling issues.

  • Gathers data for procedure development.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, business or related field, or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.

  • CSTS (Construction Safety Training Systems).

  • This position will be required to drive a vehicle on behalf of AECOM and therefore will require the candidate to submit a satisfactory driver's abstract for review.

  • Previous mechanical planning experience/background in the Millwright trade.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Entrants to this position require 4 years of experience in engineering, procurement and construction projects or operating industrial facilities in a planning and scheduling position.


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185945BR

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.