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Planner Scheduler
Prince George, BC

Our client, a large Pipeline, midstream Oil and Gas organization is looking to hire a Planner Schedule to join their team!

This position is responsible for assisting the Integrity Team with activities associated with the screening, scheduling, estimating and sequencing for the Westcoast pipeline integrity program. This position also assists the supervisor with new team initiatives, processes, and analysis as required for the team.


• Assist/develop and revise Long Range Work Plans, Performing Work Lists, Planning Priority Lists and Work Schedules for the program planning to ensure we perform work that is properly planned and ready to execute.
• Accountable for activities associated with the screening, scheduling, estimating & sequencing of digs for the Transmission dig program.
• Facilitate the on-site work scoping and estimating for Dig Program work and ensure accuracy of the Work Package to ensure we perform work that is properly planned and ready to execute.
• Monitor and provide regular updates on the plan for dig issuance, cost estimates to stakeholders, and dig program owner.
• Develops and sustains strong relationships with Pipeline Integrity, Lands, Community and Indigenous Engagement, Safety, Environment and Supply Chain Management.
• Consistently evaluate the Dig Program portfolio and plan, to optimize cost and evaluate the execution plan.
• Assists in the ongoing support of evaluating Program performance and efforts to improve cost competitiveness
• Gather, analyze, and report Metrics and KPI’s on the dig Portfolio and other identified processes. Assists in the preparation of action plans, progress, and address metric shortfalls.
• Support programs and procedures to maintain portfolio consistency.
• Stakeholder management, preliminary determination of regulatory requirements, completion of front end engineering designs (for those Special digs that require engineering), cost estimates, schedules, and execution strategies.
• Assist in the development of realistic and reliable schedules and cost estimates, while appropriately defining the program risks, and appropriate mitigation measures.
• Applies extensive knowledge, experience, and expert resources, to ensure schedules and cost estimates are appropriate for the scope and risks.
• Supports an effective transition from the planning phase to the execution phase.
• Identification, forecasting and troubleshooting of substantial financial and schedule risks to the program
• Accountable to ensure that the Master Schedule is up to date and associated tracking programs

Work Scope:

• Responsible for providing governance on dig selection, extensions, and scheduling through business case justification (based on capital cost or dig cost assessment), screening, and prioritization
• Provide regular formal and informal management reporting to Supervisor
• Assist department in value enhancing initiatives.
• Assist in transition of dig packages from planning to execution
• Coordinating /collaboration of internal and external stakeholders
• Assists in screening and planning a yearly dig program

Working Conditions:

• Office environment with moderate (30%) travel to regional offices and field locations.


• Professional Engineer designation, Technology designation or Journeyperson certification. This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of 4 years of University (Grade 12 plus 4-5 years) in General Technical or Business degree or related field or by having the equivalent combination of education and work experience. Other combinations of education and experience will be considered.
• Certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project or Program Management Professional (PMP) is considered an asset
• 5+ years of relevant work experience in any discipline related to multi-discipline Pipeline Integrity related programs for Oil and Gas
• Ability to demonstrate strategic planning, project management, problem-solving, research and analytical skills to anticipate issues, analyze their impacts, and develop options and recommendations.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with colleagues, and build positive relationships with cross functional areas. Strong communication skills, confident interacting with key contacts in verbal and written form.
• Able to read and understand construction documents and Engineering Work Packages
• Strong computer background including experience with Microsoft Office, and scheduling software, is an asset.
• Experience with other construction planning and management software is an asset (MS projects, SAP, Maximo, 3D model viewers, document management systems, etc.).
• Capable of probing and listening carefully, presents information clearly

If this sound like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, apply now!

Please note: All candidates are subject to Background, Reference, Drug and Alcohol test, and other checks.

Although we appreciate all applications, only those that meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role. We thank you all for your interest.

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Interested candidate is also encouraged to submit a copy of updated resume to Resource Manager, Geraldine Valiarayil at, with the Job Order Number / Position Name in the subject line outlining how you meet the qualifications required for the job.

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