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Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Solutions

Position Title:  Scheduler/Planner

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.


At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs.
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibly by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


What is the Opportunity?  

Aecon is seeking a Planner/Scheduler to join the Urban Transportations Solutions group to support a dynamic, transit project in the Greater Toronto Area. We are proud to support a project that is committed to faster and more convenient travel, ultimately keeping our community in mind to support the ease of travel within the city. This starts with bringing aboard the best possible team! 


What You Will Do Here:

  • Perform and/or coordinate, collect, verify, and integrate the work scope for all entities into the total project plan. Reviews the representation of project scope in schedules. 
  • Liase with external groups (Accounting, Finance, Procurement, Construction, etc.) to gain inputs into Project Controls reports. 
  • Prepare Earned Value Management KPIs to assess project performance. 
  • Develop and maintain all the required project schedules and ensure integrity of data across the entire project life cycle. 
  • Create and implement key scheduling requirements such as bespoke activity coding, naming conventions, client requirements management protocol, project calendars and resource and plant data libraries. 
  • Support resource planning and analysis. Forecast the requirement of various types of resources including labor, materials, and equipment over the course of the project based on work front’s analysis. 
  • Prepare required progress reports and dashboards to provide project status updates to all internal and external clients. 
  • Analyze schedule variance, float and trending and monitor schedule KPI’s. 
  • Support progress measurement process and analyze progress and performance data. 
  • Perform audits on various schedules including those produced by subcontractors, prepare all required output documents. 
  • Collaborate with all cross functional teams to maintain, add, or modify the schedule data and plans. 
  • Create look ahead reports, resource profiles and other customized P6 reports. 
  • Regularly perform critical path analysis to flag delays, identify near critical path and parallel paths within the schedule. 
  • Support schedule 5D integration process with the 3D model and cost and report the outputs which includes cash flow and sequence simulations. 
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.  


What You Will Bring to The Team:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering, or equivalent experience. 
  • 2-5 years planning experience in major projects. 
  • Strong team collaboration skills. 
  • Detail oriented approach, focused on quality. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong experience and ability in planning, scheduling and managing complex projects. 
  • Proven problem solver with sound judgment who accepts ownership and accountability. 
  • Expert level knowledge of project Planning and Scheduling software, including Primavera P6. 
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity. 


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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