AECOM Project Planner, Nuclear in Kincardine, Ontario

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Project Planner, Nuclear

Canada - Ontario


Job Summary

AECOM is a supplier of comprehensive contractor services to the nuclear power industry. Our expertise encompasses discrete or bundled services of program management, planning, licensing/permitting, QA/QC, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, maintenance, outage management, and decommissioning. Having 60+ continuous years of nuclear experience, we have executed projects spanning new generation and facility expansions, heavy component replacement (in our SGT JV with Areva), modifications for beyond-design-basis regulation and guidelines, operating plant services, and, in emergencies, the restoration of operations. Our client base covers the industry ‒ regulated/unregulated power generators, NSSS suppliers, including SMRs, and developers of uranium enrichment facilities.

AECOM is seeking a Nuclear Project Planner to be based in our Kincardine, ON location. An ideal candidate must be local or willing to relocate to the area.

The Planner will support the Project Controls team in monitoring and controlling the EPCM planning & scheduling, cost control, estimating and change management of the project. The primary role will focus on planning and scheduling.

Essential functions and responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Controls Manager and Project Management Team establishing project control policies and preparing, implementing and monitoring plans.

  • Act in a support role to Project Management for establishing baselines, critical path analysis and forecasting while ensuring compliance with industry best practices.

  • Assist with coordinating the activities of project control staff (cost, schedule and estimating) in the performance of their assigned tasks as outlined in the project procedures and work instructions.

  • Assume responsibility for assessing the accuracy of all reports and project deliverables.

  • Assist in the development and presentation of project controls procedures to clients.

  • Supervise the work of the planning and scheduling staff in their duties.

  • Participate in Quarterly Forecasts / Annual Business Plans / Budgets for the Project.

  • Participate in the gathering of schedule information needed for “claims” and change requests.

  • Participate in the creation of reporting systems to meet customer requirements.

  • Verify the accuracy of all planning and scheduling information – including confirmation that schedules have been properly coded, verified and variances to the baseline addressed.

  • Review and evaluate trends and their impact on project schedules.

  • Support the change management process and registers.

  • Assess progress measurement and developing/updating progress curves for progress reporting.

  • Monitor project resource requirements and assist with delegating shift assignments accordingly.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, construction, business or related field, or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.

  • 4 years of experience in engineering, procurement and construction projects or operating industrial facilities in a planning and scheduling position.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in Primavera Project Manager.

  • Strong background in SAP.

  • Experience in an EPC environment is preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

Due to the nature of work conducted by AECOM, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment.

Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information. Those with a valid Bruce Power security clearance are strongly preferred.

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. 189419BR

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.