Intermediate Scheduler/ Planner (Primavera)

Date: Jan 3, 2023

Location: Guelph, ON, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 16621 

Position Summary

Performing project schedule/planning functions in a client facing capacity in the areas of project schedule development, project schedule oversight, schedule forecasting, schedule maintenance, critical path analysis, reporting, obtaining schedule updates and update verification/validation.


Salary Range: $65,000= $80.000

RRSP, Vacation, Benefits, Room for growth all provided



Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Schedules activities for procurement, engineering construction, start-up and operations;
  • Analyzes contract documentation and derive schedule requirements for the project;
  • Develops baseline schedules ensuring the full integration of scope, schedule, costs, risk and resources;
  • Interface with all project stakeholders to develop an all-encompassing logic network between external influences in the project including but not limited to review/approval processes, external design and supply of material by others;
  • Identifies and tracks all changes to the project scope;
  • Revises schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, or other interruptions;
  • Produces, maintains and revises summary and detailed schedules for ongoing project reporting and other program management; implements corrective measures for out of sequence activities;
  • Ensures schedules correlate within the project cost data;
  • Estimates time element of change orders and incorporates within the schedule.
  • Evaluates critical path compliance and makes recommendations; actively seeks out schedule optimization opportunities;
  • Identifies and reports schedule variances and trends including loss of productivity;
  • Suggests corrective measures and develop recovery plans derived from workshops with project stakeholders;
  • Communicates project-critical items with stakeholders to ensure timely completion of project milestones;
  • Performs detailed review of contractor schedules and work sequences and documenting changes to the schedule;
  • Evaluates loss of time & performing high-level delay analysis for the substantiation of extension of time claims;
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



General/Other Responsibilities and Duties

  • Advises and assists team members in the development of their schedules.
  • Confers with supervisors to determine status of assigned projects;
  • Attends progress meetings and present progress and schedule issues;
  • Prepares and presents progress reports;
  • Communicates project status and potential risks with top management outside of the project environment.



Required Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of scheduling experience with experience in railway track and signaling preferred;
  • Experience working on complex projects;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of project management;
  • Strong analytical skills of schedule related data;
  • Proficiency with scheduling software (Primavera P6) and Microsoft Office suite;
  • Working knowledge of industry practice delay analysis methodologies;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a Client facing role.





This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with PNR RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.