AECOM Mechanical Planner - Future Opportunity in Fort Mackay, Alberta

Canada - Alberta, Fort Mackay

Job Summary

AECOM has a future opportunity for a Mechanical Planner to join our team at our IOL Kearl Project, Alberta. This is a full time position on a 10 day on, 10 day off rotation.

Responsible for supporting project or proposal planning and scheduling activities including engineering, materials management, construction, start up and operations. Provide the tools and systems necessary to effectively and proactively manage, control, and report on cost and schedule. Pave the way for the team to succeed!


  • Identify and track 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.

  • Integrate cost and schedule data and reporting with the company’s accounting and management information systems to facilitate meeting company performance and financial goals.

  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling concepts and principles including effects on financial performance.

  • Familiar with data sources and supports basic schedule development.

  • Support analysis of schedule, identify and investigate project schedule variances.

  • Collect and update data and updates and produces scheduling reports.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of WBS and support activities to implement applicable coding. Supports basic schedule development.

  • Support gathering and assembling data for schedule updating.

  • Support measurement of project schedule progress and gathers and assembles data for schedule and network updating.

  • Gather data for schedule baseline development and maintenance.

  • Familiar with construction drawings, specifications and construction contracting methods.

  • Understands CPM scheduling concepts and principles and able to develop basic engineering, procurement and construction logic.

  • Understands concepts and principles of scope control and change management and earned value methodology.

  • Support monthly report preparation.

  • May participate in planning and scheduling meetings to gain insight to planning and scheduling issues.

  • Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts and principles.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree + 4 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • This position will be required to drive a vehicle on behalf of AECOM and therefore will require the candidate to submit a satisfactory driver's abstract for review.

  • CSTS – 09 Ticket

  • H2S Alive Ticket

  • Standard First Aid Certificate

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 202237BR

Clearance Required No

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.