Senior Project Control Specialist

Remote (Saskatchewan, Canada)

Building on our past. Ready for the future

Worley is a global professional services company of energy, chemicals and resources experts headquartered in Australia.?

Right now, we’re bridging two worlds as we accelerate to more sustainable energy sources, while helping our customers provide the energy, chemicals and resources that society needs now.

We partner with our customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their portfolio of assets. We solve complex problems by finding integrated data-centric solutions from the first stages of consulting and engineering to installation and commissioning, to the last stages of decommissioning and remediation. Join us and help drive innovation and sustainability in our projects.

Worley Canada Construction is a leader in industrial construction in Alberta and western Canada. Our employees enjoy exciting careers in fabrication, modularization, field installation, and professional support services for some of world's most challenging heavy-oil facilities, gas plants, power-stations and other industrial projects. As part of the global Worley team, we enjoy shared resources and opportunities with more than 20 Canadian locations and 40 countries.

Worley Canada Construction is seeking a Senior Planner/Scheduler to join our project controls team.

Position Description: This position will be responsible for establishing Level 3 or 4 resource loaded P6 schedules for EPFC or Fabrication/Module Assembly and Construction projects including schedules for bids/proposal. Candidate is expected to work with minimum support from construction supervision in the development of Level 4 resource loaded schedule using 3D model, Engineering work packages, Drawings and estimating information. The Planner/Scheduler will provide detailed time analysis to the Construction Management Team and Project Manager and will inform them of potential delays and/or opportunities in an expeditious fashion. Able to perform and excel in a fast-paced environment, willingness for site-based positions and, willingness to be flexible depending on departmental requirements e.g. accountability for multiple projects may be expected.


  • Create and maintain master schedules (Level 2, 3, 4 and 5) based on specific project requirements/needs based on inputs from multiple departments.
  • Development and maintenance of resource loaded project master schedule as per the project WBS
  • Ensure Key activities and schedule milestone dates identified in the schedule basis are captured as part of project master schedule.
  • Development of the Basis of Schedule document
  • Coordinate with Client, Hydrotest group and completions group to develop detail turnover logic
  • Update the schedule with progress tracking information and ensure earned progress in scorecard aligns with schedule update. Knowledge on earning rules of credits, scorecard setup and its integration with regular schedule updates.
  • Determine the quality of schedule using Acumen Fuse and resolve any shortcomings
  • Prior experience on conducting schedule risk analysis using Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA) software will be considered an asset.
  • Assess schedule impacts as part of the management of change procedure and modify the schedule to reflect all approved changes
  • Organize various Inter Active Planning (IAP) sessions throughout the project life cycle
  • Coordinate with Workface planning/AWP group in the development of detailed schedule with FIWP breakup
  • Closely monitor schedule milestones and other key activity/deliverable dates and notify project team of any variances and initiate schedule mitigation. Assess schedule impacts as part of the management of change procedure and modify the schedule to reflect all approved changes
  • Coordinate with sub-contractors and vendors in development and management of their schedule including schedule interface process
  • Organize required schedule reviews with project personnel
  • Assist project controls specialist on updating Quantity Tracking Database (QTDB)/ progress scorecards and obtain progress info to update project schedule. Knowledge on earning rules of credits, scorecard setup and its integration with regular schedule updates
  • Assist project controls specialist in the generation of cash flow curves and other cost forecast for the project
  • Coordinate with CMT on all schedule update, ensure detailed three week lookahead schedule aligns with project master schedule.
  • Review with all stakeholders the variance analysis after every schedule update and address those as part of the shift report narrative.
  • Assist Project Controls in the development of skyline charts for EWP IFC, Module assembly, System walkdowns and Turnover
  • Incorporate approved changes in the schedule and analyze the impact of changes to the project critical path.
  • Provide feedback to key stakeholders as to the overall status of the project, inclusive but not limited to:
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Manpower Forecasting/Histogram Preparation
  • Provide forecast to Project Controls for generation of reports
  • Provide information required for internal and external reporting
  • Perform progress validation walks of the various sites if requested to ensure the schedule is being met.
  • Generate three week lookahead schedule.


  • Experience in a heavy industrial engineering/construction environment.
  • Exposure to all disciplines including but not limited to;
  • Earthworks/Civil/Piling/Concrete
  • Fabrication and Module Assembly
  • Field Piping and Mechanical
  • Field Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls
  • Field Insulation
  • Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable experience with Primavera P6 in an industrial setting, Proficient in development of Primavera (P6) scheduling and reporting.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience within Planning/Scheduling using P6 on Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication and Construction projects including working on Bid Proposals.
  • Ability to read and understand relevant construction drawings
  • Ability to utilize 3D modelling software such as Navisworks
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite, proficiency in English, and excellent skills in communication and attaining information in a fast-paced environment.
  • General knowledge of IT programs used in estimating and project controls.
  • Thorough knowledge of schedule principles in their application to projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure on complex issues across multiple projects.
  • Knowledge on Acumen Fuse and PRA will be an asset

Worley Canada Construction strives to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviors, competencies and performance associated with their perspective roles with the company.

Moving forward together

We want our people to be energized and empowered to drive sustainable impact. So, our focus is on a values-inspired culture that unlocks brilliance through belonging, connection and innovation.

We’re building a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace. Creating a space where everyone feels they belong, can be themselves, and are heard.

And we're not just talking about it; we're doing it. We're reskilling our people, leveraging transferable skills, and supporting the transition of our workforce to become experts in today's low carbon energy infrastructure and technology.

Whatever your ambition, there’s a path for you here. And there’s no barrier to your potential career success. Join us to broaden your horizons, explore diverse opportunities, and be part of delivering sustainable change.



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Project Controls



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Job Posting

Mar 20, 2024

Unposting Date

Apr 20, 2024

Reporting Manager Title

Director, Project Control

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