AECOM Junior Planner, Millwright/Mechanical in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Junior Planner, Millwright/Mechanical

Canada - Alberta

Fort McMurray

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a Junior Planner, Millwright/Mechnical to join our team at CNRL project site in Northern Alberta.

Junior Planner is responsible to provide technical support to the project controls personnel. Interprets construction bid documents and technical drawings to identify engineering specifications, evaluate and basic materials estimate, manpower, schedule and budget.


  • Services include planning, cost and schedule (work breakdown structure) metrics and tools, collecting performance data (installed quantities, expended labor hours, and other progress measurements for direct hire and subcontract work), tracking data (daily cost compilation and monitoring), analyzing (earned value, productivity and risk analysis), and reporting.

  • Identifies and tracks all changes or potential changes to the project scope, ensuring estimates of cost changes and schedule impact are given visibility with the client and project management.

  • Develop a strong understanding of the Clients Engineering Specifications and their relation with the Work Packages.

  • Develop Comprehensive understanding of the scope of the Package and put together planning procedures.

  • Work with the Construction Planner to determine Craft Manpower requirements on additional work.

  • Ensure any new addendum drawings are added to the proper work packages (work with Document Control).

  • Ensure Readiness Checklist is signed off for each Work Package by the Superintendent.

  • Ensure trend alerts are initiated for any “additional scope” as required.

  • Include all required signed off Checklist in package.

  • Plan the new scope “tasks” per drawing and system.

  • Provide Constructability analysis on any suggested changes ( i.e. Safety Health Environment or Risk, Cost, Productivity, and/or Schedule).

  • Review the package requirements and scope with the Foreman, General Foreman and the Superintendent.

  • Update Efficiency tracking log from Time Loss Surveys.

  • May also be involved in change control management, document control management, and critical path method network analysis.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, business or related field, or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.

  • Entry-level position - 0-2 years of experience in engineering, procurement and construction projects or maintenance projects in a planning and scheduling position, similar to that obtained through an internship, is favorable.

  • Strong trades background and experience as a Millwright and/or Industrial mechanic.

  • Appropriate computer skills, which include: Microsoft Office Suite- Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.

  • Great verbal and written communication skill.

  • Willing to learn, work well with others and individually.

  • Able to travel, when required.

  • Able to work in the office and outdoors in all weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Journeyman Certification Preferred. Experience with MS Project and Primavera considered an asset.

  • 5+ years of Industrial Construction Experience as a Journeyman with a minimum of 2 years in planning.

  • Construction Supervisory experience or Engineering Degree in Field of Expertise considered an asset.

  • Have a good knowledge regarding Occupational Health and Safety (OH & S) requirements and apply this knowledge to the work plan.

  • A good understanding of Scheduling Software Reports.

  • Valid Driver’s License.


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191760BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.