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AECOM Senior Scheduler - TTC Projects in Thornhill, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Thornhill

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Scheduler to work on secondment to TTC to help their teams with delivering their Transit projects.

Candidate will report for work at the TTC office (depending on COVID restrictions, this will be discussed with the candidate) for the length of the secondment, returning to work for AECOM after this is complete. We anticipate that the secondment will last about 12 months. Once the secondment is complete, the job incumbent will be reassigned to other work with AECOM.

This is a sourcing requisition meant to build a pipeline of candidates to draw from in future should we need it.

Job Summary:

Provides project management support by establishing, monitoring and updating multiple project schedules through the planning, design, procurement, construction and testing/commissioning phases. Uses standard scheduling techniques in accordance with established procedures.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of project planning and progress measurement, ensuring that project procedures and best practices are applied

  • Schedule planning, developing and maintaining the project Master schedule to meet the project objectives, schedule basis, managing the progress measurement and earned value, schedule reporting, schedule change implementation and developing and maintain the schedule management plan

  • Build detailed project schedules using CPM method/standard activity coding and work breakdown structures, by identifying tasks/activities, sequencing work packages/activities, developing network models, preparing logic diagrams, estimating activity duration, and establishing critical path and project duration.

  • Perform schedule control by determining critical path analysis, planned value, earned value, schedule variance, schedule performance indices, and schedule risk analysis, and recommend corrective action when required.

  • Update project schedules to reflect progress against project plan and prepare management reports. Provide schedule information to the Project Controls Analyst for preparation of various project reports including project status reports.

  • Attend design and construction review meetings and contributing to the design and construction process affecting timing, sequencing, and staging of contracts.

  • Review, analyze, and comment on the Contractor's scheduling submissions as requested, prior to approval.

  • Visit sites to ascertain scope and staging of projects prior to tendering and during the construction phase to review progress.

  • Prepare cost-loaded schedules on selected projects with data as supplied by the project team.

  • Provide specialized scheduling services, such as evaluation of alternative construction scenarios, recovery schedule, time impact and delay claim analysis.

  • Provide review, analyze, and evaluation of construction claims, their validity and assess schedule impacts due to changes/claims.

  • Monitor schedule compliance and report to the project team regarding deviation from approved project schedule developed upon completion of scope definition.

Minimum Requirements

Completion of a university degree in a related discipline (e.g. project management, scheduling, engineering, construction), along with at least 4 (four) years related experience in planning and scheduling the engineering/design/procurement of large capital construction projects; or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal training/certification in project management is considered a definite asset.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of practices and procedures involved in the scheduling function, with proven experience in the construction process and technology.

  • Hands-on experience in planning and preparing logic diagrams, critical path networks and bar charts, with particular emphasis on detailed construction schedules.

  • Demonstrated experience in claims management

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with computer-based scheduling systems (Primavera P6, MS Project, Tilos) and other computerized applications related to the work such as Microsoft Excel (pivot table, vlookup, charts, etc.).

  • Ability to receive and analyze information from numerous sources; sound judgement; strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Sound understanding of basic engineering and construction methodologies; ability to read construction drawings and specifications.

  • Apply analytical skills

  • Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals

  • Manage projects

  • Maintain documentation and historical records

  • Use office technology, software and applications

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253091BR

Clearance Required No

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.