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Date:  May 12, 2022

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Solutions

Position Title:  Scheduling & Planning Manager - Go Rail Expansion (RER)

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


Aecon is seeking a Planning & Scheduling Manager to join the Urban Transportation Solutions group on the GO Rail Expansion (RER) project in the Greater Toronto Area  The ideal candidate will be an agile and collaborative construction professional, being a key partner to internal and external stakeholders. The role will be responsible for creation and implementation of key scheduling requirements and evaluation and delivery of key performance analytics both internally and externally during the design-build phase.


What You'll Do Here

Scheduling & Reporting

  • Develop and maintain all the required project schedules and ensure integrity of data across the entire project life cycle.
  • Perform 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. 
  • Perform productivity analysis of construction operations and verifies. Establishes productivity basis to be utilized in estimates, as developed in concurrence with Construction. Reviews labor estimates for reasonableness.
  • 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.
  • Develop progress measurement process and analyze progress and performance data.
  • Manage schedule change notices and forecast project impact. Implement corrective action when performance trends deviate from baseline.
  • Perform audits on various schedules including those produced by subcontractors, prepare all required output documents.
  • Apply continuous improvement in integration of schedules prepared by various partners and subcontractors to fully integrate and sequence all project activities.
  • Collaborate with all cross functional teams to maintain, add, or modify the schedule data and plans.
  • Forensic analysis of projects schedules, produce recommendations for improvement and analyze schedule delays. 
  • Oversee and support schedule 5D integration process with the 3D model and cost and report the outputs which includes cash flow and sequence simulations.
  • Oversee and support project change management, including subcontractor claims, change requests, claims and dispute resolution.

Risk Management

  • Identifies commercial/schedule risks and develops mitigation measures to ensure timely and high-quality planning and scheduling-related deliverables.
  • Understanding of Monte Carlo risk analysis process and contribute to Risk Mitigation Plan. 

People Management

  • Creates and maintains a collaborative culture and environment that is open, inclusive and respectful.
  • Hire, supervise, coach, develop and mentor project controls personnel (i.e. Project Planning and Scheduling Specialist, Lead, Planner / Scheduler.) 


What You Bring to the Team 

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 10-15 years rail transit industry experience.
  • Proven experience and ability in planning, scheduling and managing complex projects.
  • Strong knowledge of the “Earned Value Management” principles.
  • Proven ability to effectively lead project planning and scheduling staff.
  • Proven problem solver with sound judgment who accepts ownership and accountability.
  • Expert level knowledge of project Planning and Scheduling software which may include Primavera P6 & TILOS
  • SAP, Hard Dollar, PowerBI, and Synchro knowledge will be an asset.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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