Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: CAD70 - CAD75 per hour
Location: Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada

NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, an Oil and Gas Midstream, is currently looking for a Planner for a site based role in Fort Saskatchewan. This role will be working on a 9/88 shift and the individual must have their own accommodations as no LOA will be given. The role will start as a 6 month contact, however could be extended.

Key Responsibilities

CSU Planning

  • Work with the project schedulers to integrate the Commissioning Planning and Execution Macro Plan activities into the overall project schedule
  • Work with the Commissioning Manager and Commissioning Team Coordinators to track and update progress of activities listed on the Commissioning Planning and Execution Macro Plan
  • Work with Commissioning Team Members to develop schedules for individual pre-commissioning / commissioning procedures and work packages
  • Work with Operations Team Members to develop schedules for individual start-up procedures and work packages
  • Work with the project schedulers to integrate the multiple CSU schedules into the master project schedule
  • Produce and issue easy to understand 3 day look ahead schedules for CSU activities
  • Gather progress data from Field Leads and update the schedules daily
  • Gather and analyze information and prepare reports for various levels of the organization on the progress of commissioning and start-up



The candidate should possess some form of post-secondary training such as an engineering degree, steam ticket, trade ticket or other college or university degree. Ideally the candidate would also have a certificate of training on Primavera or a demonstrated competency in developing schedules using a scheduling software system.

  • Post Secondary - Steam Ticket, Journeyman, Engineer or other
  • Pipefitter / mechanical background
  • P6 experience is essental
  • 5- 10 + Years of scheduling experiance in PetroChemical, Refining or Upgrading projects
  • Commissioning or Turnaround Job Execution Experience
  • Planning Experience / Work Packages
  • Scheduling Experience
  • Primavera Experience


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting 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.