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Project Controls/Planning Manager (NOC 0711)

October 6 2017
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Engineering, Construction, Civil engineering - Construction, Project - Project management - Planning
Vancouver, BC

The Project Controls/Planning Manager (NOC 0711) is directly responsible for preparing and updating the construction program and providing planning and scheduling oversight to projects within the Buildings division. Projects focus on large, complex commercial construction. The Project Controls/Planning Manager is involved in all project phases from inception to handover.

Reporting to the Preconstruction Director, the Project Controls/Planning Manager is responsible to collaborate with client representatives on all Scheduling/Planning components of a project and coordinate with internal operations teams. 

The Project Controls/Planning Manager brings extensive experience as a construction planner in Design & Build projects and is able to apply their experience with a strong understanding/inclination of Project Controls, Earned Value, Risk Management, Design Management and Resource Planning process. 

As a Project Controls/Planning Manager at Graham you will:           

  • Preparation, monitoring and updating project schedules and providing planning and scheduling services to Graham project management teams
  • Develop fully resource loaded detailed project schedules and ability to monitor, maintain and report against baseline and change adjusted performance, including critical path management, resource management and forensic analysis
  • Develop, monitor and maintain overall project schedules for large commercial projects with total project values in excess of $200 million CAD
  • Creating project work breakdown structure and work packages (WBS)
  • Understand construction logic and incorporate into schedule along with milestones, constraints and resource loading
  • Understand the design, procurement and risk management processes as it relates to construction, and incorporate these processes into the project master schedule
  • Integrate third party sub trade and supplier schedules into master schedule and update on a regular basis
  • Develop cash flow and resource curves based on project estimates and master schedule
  • Generate reports on long and short term resource requirements for the project, interfacing with Operations, Owners, Estimators, and subcontractors to ensure proper planning, and to identify conflicts or problems and offer solutions
  • Monitor and update the construction schedule in line with Change Management utilizing Time Impact Analysis techniques to ensure the impact of changes are fully understood and evaluated and the critical path is monitored and maintained throughout project lifecycle
  • Analyze project performance against the critical path. Agree corrective actions with the project team where required to mitigate schedule slippage
  • Lead the tracking, reviewing and analysis of schedule utilizing forensic analysis and earned value techniques throughout all phases of the project to determine any deviations and any corrective actions required/

To be Successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Graduate of a Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or Business degree or technology program or other post-secondary qualification with relevant experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience planning and scheduling on large multi-million dollar commercial or institutional projects at a senior or managerial level with project oversite from project initiation and appraisal to completion and hand over.
  • Experience with large commercial or institutional projects (Hospitals, Schools or Government) with total project values in excess of $200 million CAD.
  • Experience with a Design Build Contract Models.
  • Project Controls expertise utilizing critical path management, forensic planning and earned value techniques.
  • Must be able to analyze the effect of schedule performance on project completion
  • Exceptional knowledge of computer scheduling programs (Primavera P6, MS Project, ASTA required)

Compensation and Benefits:

  •  This is a full-time, permanent role
  • Competitive salary ($140,000 - $160,000) with annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan
  • Ownership and long-term equity opportunities
  • Possibility of relocation assistance

 Other Requirements:

 Must have legal authorization to work in Canada for anyone other than the current employer

Work location will be based out of the Vancouver Operations office:

Vancouver Operations Office

7216 Brown Street

Delta, BC

V4G 1G8

What we can offer you:

  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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Graham Management Services LP

10840 27th Street SE

Calgary, AB T2Z 3R6

Fax: 403.570.5130 network