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Parsons Corporation Project Scheduler Coordinator in Edmonton, Alberta

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

When details make the difference, the difference is having you

We value people who appreciate what others may dismiss as 'the small stuff.' If there's a way to fine tune to improve accuracy, you'll find it. Your keen observational skills and extraordinary work ethic are what make you such a valuable employee to us.

Parsons is hiring a Sr. Project Controls Specialist/Engineer to our team to support Transportation/construction projects in Canada, including the Edmonton Valley Line West LRT in Edmonton Alberta. We would be looking for a person to relocate or live in/near Edmonton.

The Edmonton Valley Line West LRT project is a 14-km long line extension of the soon to be in service Valley Line in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. The scope of work generally includes complex staging; new facilities such as stations, OMSF, storage facility, and stops; elevated guideway; new structures; systems and communications installation; trackwork; testing and commissioning; and all other civil works associated with the scope. It is the first LRT extension project using low-floor vehicle technology in Western Canada and will be a landmark LRT endeavour after the 5-year construction term. The unique project challenges, such as cold weather climate and integration with an in-service LRT line, offers team members future career opportunities in the robust transit portfolio of the City of Edmonton and other similar programs across Canada.

POSITION OVERVIEW :

Develops, implements, and maintains cost control, and/or provides planning/scheduling function on one or more larger projects. The Project Control Engineer/Specialist at this level is a fully qualified professional with solid experience, technical expertise, and familiarity with company policies and procedures to complete complicated tasks independently.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems.

  • Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts current status against an established baseline schedule.

  • Assesses the impact(s) of design or construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Reports status of schedule to appropriate project and Company management as well to the client.

  • Understands and applies engineering, procurement, and construction terminology, concepts, and relationships.

  • Develops and maintains critical path logic networks and bar charts utilizing this information.

  • Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.

  • Accumulates historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.

  • May supervise and provide performance reviews for one or more lower-level Project Control Engineer/Specialists and/or support personnel.

  • Provides input to Sr. Project Control Staff regarding staffing requirements.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent work experience)

Minimum of 5+ years of related project controls/scheduling experience in complex, large Civil construction projects.

Must be proficient with Primavera P6, and ideally, experience with JD Edwards system.

Must have experience developing complex, resource-loaded schedules for Civil Engineering projects. Experience with Rail/Transit project scheduling, highly desired.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES :

Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field. Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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