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Senior Rail Scheduler – Toronto, Canada

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Senior Rail Scheduler – Toronto, Canada. The Planner/Scheduler will be responsible for the production and development of complex, resource and cost loaded project schedules, gathering and interpreting project data from both internal and external sources throughout the project’s lifecycle and influence and advise on corrective actions when necessary.

Aecon Construction Group Inc. is the largest publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company in Canada. Aecon’s expertise covers the full range of services, including design and construction, financing, operating, procurement, and project management.

Aecon Group and its predecessor companies have helped build many of Canada’s most famous infrastructure landmarks, including the CN Tower, St. Lawrence Seaway, Highway 407 Express Toll Route, Vancouver Sky Train, and the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, among others.

Senior Rail Scheduler – Toronto, Canada

Company operating name: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.

Business legal name: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.

Business address: Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto Ontario M9W 7K6

Title of position: Senior Rail Scheduler

NOC: NOC 0731

Location of Work: Toronto, Ontario

Office Location: Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto Ontario M9W 7K6

Terms of Employment: This is a full-time, permanent position

Employment Conditions: Day, Morning, Evening

Start Date: As soon as possible

Travel Requirements: Travel will be required to Aecon’s sites throughout Ontario

Language: Must speak, read, and write in English

 Rail Scheduler. Main Duties

Reporting to Director Track, the Senior Rail Scheduler will be a key member of the Rail Team and will be instrumental in leading planning activities across multiple rail transit projects.

Under the general supervision of Director Track, the Senior Rail Scheduler will be responsible for providing guidance and support to the Rail Management Team.

The Planner/Scheduler will be responsible for the production and development of complex, resource and cost loaded project schedules, gathering and interpreting project data from both internal and external sources throughout the project’s lifecycle and influence and advise on corrective actions when necessary.

Rail Scheduler

  • The Planner will cover the following rail transit disciplines:
  • Trackwork
  • Signaling
  • Traction power supply
  • Traction power distribution
  • Communications
  • Civil Infrastructure
  • Temporary works
  • Systems and vehicle integration
  • Maintenance of way equipment

 Rail Scheduler. Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and supervise the effort to establish milestones for complete projects or major portions of projects. Review project work activities to ensure support of project milestones
  • Development and maintenance of resource and cost loaded project schedules for multi-year projects in Primavera P6
  • Gathering and interpreting project data from both internal and external sources
  • Provide planning, scheduling guidance and support for various project teams by suggesting the most appropriate period or season to execute works in while minimizing impacts on the environment
  • Develop Risk Registers for new contracts and provide Risk impact analysis support for active work
  • Responsible for the development and total integration of the schedule activities and individual schedules provided by third parties
  • Identify schedule considerations and challenges resulting from interdisciplinary or group restraints and interfaces, internally and with third parties
  • Review the performing spreads’ work logic and determine adequacy of schedules in support of overall project schedule
  • Assist the monitoring, reviewing, and analysis of the schedule and status during all phases of the project, including the analysis of any schedule deviations and corrective actions.
  • Question subcontractors’ schedules, while forecasting and trending completion target dates to ensure contractor plans are realistic and achievable. Reports serious deviations accordingly
  • Assure that all Schedules developed by Aecon follow the Standard Project Coding Systems and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Activity Coding System, and Activity ID numbering System
  • Create and implement progress measurements and/or validate contractors’ perceived progress including KPI’s
  • Maintain schedule forecast throughout the project life cycle by verifying schedules are properly updated and linked to the master schedules, if prepared by third parties and/ or concession partners
  • Plan, organize, and supervise schedule resource loading and leveling through the project lifecycle
  • Work closely with the Project Controls team to align project baseline schedules with baseline budget for all direct and indirect accounts and activities, identify trends and schedule impacts for Project Control Team attention
  • Able to work with Estimators in developing job estimates in Hard Dollar estimating software to create Primavera P6 resource and cost loaded schedules which will also tie into Aecon’s ERP system as required
  • Develop cost curves based on control estimates and project schedules for cash and revenue forecasting
  • Monitor and report critical path and schedule performance of the total project. assist with project schedule analysis and studies of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule and seek the advice of the Project Controls Team
  • Review or assist in reviewing proposal provisions related to schedule and develop supporting data for contract negotiations
  • Review and analyze comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between the projects
  • Perform productivity analysis of construction operations and verify results by staffing and crew analysis of work operations by discipline
  • Provide the Project Control Team with timely, informed, and up-to-date project schedule information including trends and forecasts as well as progress, schedule and planning input to the weekly, Bi-weekly and monthly project reports, to support the contract requirements
  • Implement and enforce Aecon’s Health and Safety program
  • Maintain excellent stakeholder relationships with clients, subcontractors and internal divisions
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations
  • Monitor company’s or department’s performance, prepare reports for senior management, and plan for changes to schedules and policies

 Rail Scheduler.  Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Two to three year’s experience in project planning and scheduling on rail projects
  • Two to three years’ experience providing planning and programme controls for overhead line equipment infrastructure
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of heavy rail standards, specifications and procedures
  • Two to three years’ experience preparing and developing construction plans and programs for rail projects
  • Previous experience preparing tenders for rail projects
  • Previous experience working on claims and forensic planning for rail projects
  • Previous experience working as a lead or manager on rail projects worth over $1 billion
  • Previous experience with P6 software
  • Two to three years’ experience with complex private and public partnership contracts
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player who is organized and flexible
  • Ability to resolve project disputes
  • Ability to identify threats and opportunities, including the mitigation, realization and evaluation of risks.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Takes initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexible team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Good judgement. Reliable and organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, MS Word and Excel

 Rail Scheduler. Physical Demands Analysis

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload, large caseload
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to travel – Project related travel anticipated- Estimate of travel required: up to 50%
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

 Rail Scheduler. Compensation and Benefits

  • Target Base Salary – $130,000 – $155,000 /year CAD, 37.5 hours/week
  • Health benefits, such as prescription drug, medical services, dental and vision, and emergency out-of-country coverage, administered through our carrier, Great West Life
  • Income replacement benefits such as short and long term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Investment plans, such as a Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Group Registered Retirement savings Plan (RRSP), Employee Share Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Employee and family wellness tools, as offered through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation and other paid and unpaid leaves of absence programs
  • Other benefits such as tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and subsidies
  • Might be eligible to receive annual pay increases and bonuses in excess of 2% as determined by the company and consistent with current market standards
  • Comprehensive relocation package covered by employer
  • Vehicle allowance or company vehicle plus gas card

Rail Scheduler. Working Conditions and Environment

 Primary work location at Toronto office, Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto Ontario M9W 7K6 with work and travel required throughout Ontario

  • Project, training and business-related travel required
  • Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons

 Rail Scheduler. Contact Information and How to Apply:

Mail: Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto, ON, M9W 7K6

Telephone: 403-695-3085

Fax: 403-695-3090

Email:  gmrecruitment@aecon.com

Website: www.aecon.com

Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.

Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level

Industry

  • Construction

Employment Type

Contract

Job Functions

  • Other

How you match

Criteria provided by job poster

Skills

  • Heavy Rail

Featured benefits Inferred from the description for this job

For Senior Rail Scheduler in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at Aecon Group Inc.

  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Tuition assistance

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