Data Systems & Planning Engineer

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Our client is seeking a Planning Engineer to join their team in Edmonton, AB. This is a full-time, 7 month contract opportunity with a high chance of extension. The role of the Planning Engineer includes assisting in development of the program integrated schedule consistent with the projects common process.


  • Creating, maintaining, modifying, and implementing new PowerBI and low code apps / reports and
  • data collection;
  • Project Planning - program planning ranging from one year to 10 years based on PI, FI, and other
  • department's requirements;
  • Analyzing department data, identifying gaps, recommending solutions, and creating and implementing new software systems, reports, and data warehousing.
  • Improving the overall data management & information reporting systems within the department.
  • Provide quality assurance of detailed schedules covering activities through to the start of operations
  • Provide quality assurance & support for planning activities of the contractors chosen to execute the program of work
  • Ensure that schedule learning from complementary work in other business units and external companies is appropriately utilized
  • Assist in developing the schedule process, system and procedures to support the program
  • Assess contractor's and vendor's schedule submittals for conformance with requirements
  • Provide assurance that the contractor's schedule systems interface and progress measurement is effectively implemented and consistently applied
  • Promote collaborative information sharing with team members and contractors


  • Solid broad-based experience in both define and execute phase planning and scheduling on projects, a clear track record of delivery and a willingness and ability to work with all disciplines
  • Knowledge in Siebel server
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain relationships with colleagues and contractors
  • Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel, MS PowerBI, MS Power Apps skills
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages (R is preferred / company application) for analyzing large datasets would be an asset
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Well-developed support / knowledge management networks
  • Heavy industrial planning / scheduling / project controls experience or, equivalent
  • Excellent teamwork skills, including the ability to work with various sub-teams to resolve issues and reach decisions that are in the best interest of the program
  • Experience working with engineering and construction contractors
  • Experience crafting top-down, full Engineering-Procurement-Construction logic driven networked schedules
  • 10+ years relevant experience