Project Controls Specialist - Infrastructure


Toronto, ON, CA, M4L 3W6 Mississauga, ON, CA, L4T 0A1

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Infrastructure division and build innovative projects in the transit and transportation sectors, such as roads, highways/freeways, bridges, interchanges, LRTs, BRTs, and airports. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.



Reporting to the Planning/Scheduling Manager, Project Director or Pre-Construction Manager, the Planner/Scheduler is responsible for establishing project schedules for medium to high complexity projects with oversight from the Planning/Scheduling Manager. Additionally, the Planner/Scheduler will be responsible for maintaining project schedules of any complexity level, preparing 3-week look-aheads, developing schedule performance reports and delay analyses, and aiding with project budgeting, change management, and cash flows.


As a Planner/Scheduler at Graham you will:

  • Prepare the project master schedule for medium to high complexity projects in accordance with the contract requirements and company best practices using the Critical Path Method with occasional guidance from the Planning / Scheduling Manager.
  • Understand contract obligations as they relate to the project schedule and project milestones, while identifying and interfacing with third parties that may affect each milestone.
  •  Work with the client (or client scheduling consultants) to approve and establish a project baseline schedule that reflects the project duration and project milestones as defined in the contract documents.
  • Prepare schedule updates, including cash flow updates and implement the schedule update process when working remotely on a project while carrying out schedule revisions as required.
  • Perform review and integration of risk registers and labour productivities while reporting on schedule performance including:
    • Progress dashboards
    • Earned Value Analysis
    • Schedule Performance Index
    • S-curves
    • Heatmaps
    • Milestone Trend Analysis
    • Variance Analysis and areas of concern.
  • Identify and communicate areas of risk and opportunity as it relates to the project schedule and participate in response planning, in addition to proposing corrective actions relating to production while lead discussions on corrective actions, schedule mitigation measures, and resequencing.
  • Identify and communicate critical path and near critical path activities.
  • Identify risks and review with the site team to identify if the risk is acceptable or if corrective action needs to be taken and provide the project team with what-if scenarios to assess the effectiveness of proposed corrective actions.
  • Review schedules prepared by non-schedulers to identify quality issues and risks while also liaising with subtrades and field superintendents for input into the project schedule and look-aheads.
  • Track and report on schedule float.
  • Work with M/E experts and subtrade partners to develop commissioning schedules for projects of intermediate complexity, where applicable.
  • Prepare Bid Management schedules for major pursuits by collaborating with design consultants, estimators, and the Bid Manager.
  • Determine and document the interfaces (inputs and outputs) between design, procurement, construction, and permitting.


Education and Qualifications:

  • Please note that this is a site-based role (inquire for more information).
  • Equivalent to completion of a diploma training program at a college or technical school; degree in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred.
  • 5+ years of Planning / Scheduling experience in the required field (buildings, industrial, civil or infrastructure).
  • PMP, PMI-SP, PSP, EIT, P.Eng., CCDA, and/or CET (Certified Engineering Technologist) designation is an asset.
  • Experience working on a least one project from initiation to closeout.
  • Planning / Scheduling experience in a variety of delivery methods (EPC, Design-Build, CM, PPP, etc.).
  • Good understanding of and exposure to different delay analysis techniques.
  • Experience using Primavera P6 and Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • Experience using Microsoft Project, Tilos, Powerproject, and vPlanner is an asset.
  • Experience with model integration and 4D scheduling is an asset.
  • This role requires occasional travel to other branches to offer support and collaboration.


If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

Graham Group Ltd. also welcomes and encourages applications from those with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in each stage of our process. For more information please see our AODA Compliance Policy and our Multi-Year Accessibility Plan.

No unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.



The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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