Planner / Scheduler

Job Details

LocationDetroit, MI, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
PositionCivil Engineering
Degree RequiredDegree

Job Description

On behalf of our privately held civil engineering company, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Planner/Scheduler to join their team. The Planner / Scheduler is responsible for producing a variety of regular and ad-hoc reports in support of our project planning and control initiatives. They will work closely with all functional departments, and play a key role in ensuring that the clients policies, procedures, and standards are adhered to.


  • Lead the development of project schedules and identify activities necessary to produce products and services during project execution
  • Apply work breakdown structure requirements
  • Manage information integration from engineers, subcontractors, owners, and others to create an integrated master schedule
  • Identify critical paths including critical float path analysis
  • Create graphics including Gantt charts, activity network diagrams, time-scaled logic diagrams, and histograms
  • Establish and manage a performance management system using baseline information in the estimate and schedule
  • Work with project management to set goals, objectives, and success factors and analyze project status
  • Assessing progress measurement and developing/updating progress curves for progress reporting
  • Perform project performance analysis including earned value. Preparing project schedules based on defined project execution philosophies
  • Assessing progress measurement and developing/updating progress curves for progress reporting
  • Preparing schedule updates and general maintenance in Primavera
  • Schedule related information collection and distribution


  • A degree in Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of 5 years of related project scheduling experience
  • Experience in a heavy infrastructure environment is required
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
  • High level proficiency with Primavera (P6), required. Knowledge of MS Project, an asset
  • Results oriented individual with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and time lines
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
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