Estimating and Scheduling Officer

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Author ahnationtalk
Date October 2, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Multi Location, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Hydro One
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Vacancy Number: 25662
Number of positions: 2
Town/City: Multi Location, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: NTW OPRTNS
Division: TRANS & STNS
Department: WRK PRO MGMT (10004888)
Job type: Regular
Duration of Assignment: Ongoing

Location: (1) Kingston and (1) Utopia

General Accountabilities:

  • Operates as a Field Project Scheduler to manage zone portfolios by issuing portfolio reports, facilitating schedule changes that affect multiple investments and creating a project’s initial schedule network (Precedence diagramming method) for an integrated master project schedule
  • Support Construction Foreman/ Sr. Foreman/ MCO by providing schedule management services. Support the Construction organization in short and long term resource planning
  • Supervise and direct staff (on a project basis) who are engaged in: the preparation of and monitoring and controlling of project schedules, as well as project cost and performance
  • Responsible for requesting / receiving feedback from various functional leads and project managers; incorporating their feedback into the schedule; and presenting the output in a manner that facilitates the planning and execution of the project in line with project objectives
  • Responsible for identifying critical and near-critical paths as well as trends to help the project team stay on track. Responsible for developing and maintaining project / program schedules using Oracle Primavera P6 related to
  • major, complex or high profile transmission and distribution type capital projects; which may include resource loading of direct construction labour hours to enable resource management
  • Responsible to align the project schedule with the cost breakdown structure and integrate it with the contributing LoB
  • Responsible to produce relevant schedule reports and communicate with the project team
  • Perform schedule analysis and participate in integrated change management to ensure project success Responsible for the development of work methods and processes consistent with departmental Project Controls methodology
  • Show students, trainees or contract staff how to perform tasks and duties
  • Perform other duties as required

Selection Criteria:

  • Requires a good knowledge of English to communicate effectively with others and prepare technical reports. Requires a university degree in Engineering or Business Management or college diploma in Engineering Technology and additional training or education
  • Requires hands on experience in scheduling. A period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years is considered necessary to gain this experience
  • Requires experience related to the design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of transmission/distribution assets
  • Experience in construction management or related field is an asset. Examples include: Understanding working drawings, preparing construction schedules for the full lifecycle of a project, project planning, estimating and project control
  • Scheduling experience in transmission line and station projects or other linear project types is an asset
  • Experience with SAP – PS and BI Reporting would be considered as assets
  • Experience with Oracle P6 is an asset
  • Experience in aligning all applicable project control areas such as estimating, cost, schedule, change management, and risk is an asset

Essential Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Resource forecasting for group of projects
  • In depth understanding of critical path method and practical experience in schedule network development
  • Precedence diagramming method
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Requires performing a variety of duties under the usual business office conditions. Required to travel in support of site meetings for the various projects/programs assigned. This will at times include overnight stays due to distance of travel and to ensure safe conditions for travel.

If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch.  Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know.  Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.

Deadline: October 16, 2018

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