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Planning Scheduler

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $2,481.00 bi-weekly

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to project management office, engineering, operations and operations support service functions in the effective provision of forecasting, coordinating, scheduling and monitoring PMO capital projects and related activities. Collaborate with others in the effective coordination of short and long term planning and scheduling activities.
  • Utilize designated scheduling system to develop and implement a series of master schedules to cover all work on a 20 year, 5 year, 1 year and monthly timeframe. Maintain schedules, rebalance resource/work requirements, anticipate peaks and emergencies and make plans for contingencies from both an equipment and resource perspective.  
  • Plan, organize and deliver critical path schedules for projects and project proposals based on project milestones.  Attend to scheduling requests, changes and revisions to project plans; determine priorities, investigate and identify gaps and impacts to resources and costs and compile pertinent information for further action and decisions by others.
  • Prepare workload reports; determine project health and critical path schedules, evaluate team metrics. Prepare and present project planning and scheduling status reports to management and recommend corrective actions. 
  • Monitor and be accountable for the scheduling control system.  Participate in quality improvement initiatives for the scheduling process in concert with stakeholders.
  • Perform duties of a minor nature related to the above duties, which do not affect the rating of the job.

Requirements

  • Completion of recognized post-secondary Business Diploma/Technical Diploma or equivalent in a related and applicable discipline 
  • Two to Four years experience in resourcing and/or project management services 
  • Knowledge of resourcing and /or project management services and processes
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project or equivalent scheduling project software
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize work
  • Ability to analyze information and solve problems
  • Ability to work within demanding work schedules
  • Valid BC Driver’s License 

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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