Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Our client is currently seeking a Turnaround Scheduler for a long term contract position in Saint John New Brunswick.


Turnaround Scheduler


  • Supports the Lead Scheduler as block-area schedule lead for all schedule and progress interfaces & deliverables
  • Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate delivery of Contractor schedule & progress-related reports and deliverables
  • Input to and maintenance of standard schedule-related reporting formats including progress, manpower, productivity, schedule performance & field verification
  • Identification & communication of block / plant critical & near-critical paths
  • Interface & reconciliation with Cost Control, Change Management & procurement data / processes
  • Coordination & analysis of block-specific schedule data including; performance, manpower needs, forecasting, physical progress (% comp)
  • Identification of block-area schedule opportunities/ vulnerabilities
  • Block-specific progress and schedule reports, manpower forecasts & KPIs

  • Minimum seven (7) years of progressive experience in project scheduling and earned value management
  • Turnaround experience preferred
  • A university degree in engineering, skilled trade designation or 7+ years related project controls experience  
  • Must be proficient in Primavera Portfolio Management
  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Is familiar with, and is fully capable of application of skills and methods in scheduling and progress methodologies as contained in AACE and PMI (PMBok) standard practices. Sound understanding of project delivery phases, activities performed in each phase, and associated deliverables.
  • Have experience working on major turnarounds and projects within the Oil and Gas, Power and industrial sectors
  • Strong knowledge of, and the interrelationship of a good technical project scope definition, quality of the schedule and estimate, construction sequence and execution, procurement and contracting strategies, commissioning and start up
  • Capable of managing impact of change & trends as it relates to manpower requirements, schedule performance and trending analysis
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management principles and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Measurement (EVM - ANSI EIA-748B) in engineering, procurement & construction
  • Full understanding of cross-functional interfaces with engineering, procurement - materials & sub-contracts, construction, safety, quality, finance/accounting, and operations
  • Ability to work well as an integral part of a large team team that includes the customer, engineering disciplines, execution management team, and 3rd party suppliers
  • Capable of developing and delivering a professional presentation in slide show, report and verbal format
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, individuals  both inside and outside the execution team

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.