Position: Mid-Senior level

Job type: Full-time

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Arcadis is seeking a Senior Project Scheduler/Project Controller to join the team in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The successful candidate must have project controls experience including, but not limited to planning/scheduling, cost management, and earned value preferably during all phases of Capital Projects. Local hire required as this role will travel to client site as needed.

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Arcadis is seeking a Senior Project Scheduler/Project Controller to join the team in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The successful candidate must have project controls experience including, but not limited to planning/scheduling, cost management, and earned value preferably during all phases of Capital Projects. The successful candidate must possess solid leadership, technical, organizational, communication and presentation skills, and a proven ability to work in a dynamic environment. A work history that represents increased levels of responsibility on a progressive basis is important. Understanding of the design development process for complex construction projects will be highly advantageous.

Role accountabilities:
  • Participate in Project Risk Reviews, perform schedule qualitative & quantitative analysis, develop/maintain/monitor risk register. Preferred experience working with Monte Carlo, Acumen Fuse;
  • Participate in Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) creation;
  • Determines reasonable schedule logic, duration and constraints based on Interactive Planning sessions with Project Teams;
  • Research and contribute to development of new techniques, automation and standards; considered a skilled resource in organization;
  • Develops processes that require innovation and ingenuity;
  • Work performed under general direction; but with the need to act autonomously when required;
  • Interacts with internal and external personnel on major matters;
  • Plans and prepares proposal and standard implementation schedules for business units within the organization;
  • Create master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet completion deadlines;
  • Thoroughly understands scope, drawings, specifications and performs mathematical calculations to determine work flow, tools, and resource (labor, material and equipment) requirements;
  • Lead the baseline schedule creation and approval effort for project sites;
  • Communicates with supervisors to determine status of assigned projects, capture sequence revisions, update the contract schedules;
  • Put together issue folders to capture impacts and delays to schedules and recommend mitigation / recovery schedules;
  • Prepares schedule status reports;
  • Will act as Owner rep scheduler for capital projects;
  • Understand how to fully build and maintain an organized, integrated EPC schedule using CPM, resource loading, baselining, coding, and cost accounts;
  • Able to work with contractor schedulers to incorporate data in the master project schedule;
  • Utilizes critical path analysis and what-if scenarios to fully support the project team;
  • Perform spot check site inspections to assess actual progress;
  • Identify and report schedule variances and trends;
  • Suggest corrective actions and develop recovery plans over potential delays captured above;
  • Develops and issue periodic reports (e.g. Critical path report, 4 weeks Look schedule view, Full Time Equivalent Histograms, Earned value Analysis, Logic revision log).

Qualifications & Experience:

Required Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in Scheduling and Claims Management, with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Oracle/Primavera P6 scheduling software: Certified P6 Basic Required

Key Skills:
  • Client Focused - dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of all clients
  • Self-starter; creates solutions/alternatives; anticipates; acts on facts
  • Deals with conflict successfully and diplomatically.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to perform field walks and audits; this will involve accessing areas of the site using ladders, catwalks, and scaffolding
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suites of Software

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with other software a plus
  • Experience with Oracle Accounting system a plus
  • Teaching experience preferred

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth’s resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Deadline: 14-12-2023

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