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Jacobs Senior Forensic Planner - Transit / Rail in Toronto, Ontario

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

When it comes to construction, we don’t just look at what’s in front of us. We’re creating for what’s next. We are looking for a driven and curious Forensic Scheduler in Toronto to support major Transit and Rail projects.

As a Forensic Scheduler within the delivery team, you will have a chance to contribute to the success of one of the largest programs in the world by providing forensic delay analysis of construction projects in dispute. We’ll ask you to present analysis and conclusions at the Executive level and be able to defend against the challenge. You’ll ensure that the scheduling team maintains alignment with client objectives and nurtures the relationship with the client while maintaining Jacobs’ standards.

By working with Project Schedulers, you’ll ensure that baseline contractor schedules accepted do not un-necessarily expose the client to future claims and support the client with forensic analysis of contractor schedules in the event of claim submissions.

You’ll also be involved in preparing delay analysis, critical path analysis, and other performance reports and present them to the project delivery team in their regular progress meetings making recommendations for corrective actions. You’ll be a key contributor to analyzing schedule progress and performance, identifying potential risks and issues, and identify challenges to the project schedule as well facilitate their resolution and assure consistency and quality is adhered to.

Bring your attention to detail and drive for success, and we’ll help you pursue your goals – so we can tackle challenging projects, together. 

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Forensic scheduling techniques and contract management experience.

  • Strong analytical thinking and skills.

  • Proficiency in Primavera P6 (Version 8 or higher), spreadsheets/pivot tables and preferably Visio.

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, project management, or related technical field.

  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in the construction and/or engineering field with increasing responsibility.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Active membership in AACE, PMI, or similar association is a plus

  • PSP or PMI-SP certification is a plus

  • An advantage to understand other company-standard project controls systems such as EcoSys

  • Prefer construction and rail experience but will consider strong candidates from other sectors

  • Canadian work experience and understanding of various types of Canadian specific construction contracts, ie.) AFP / P3, DB or DBB projects

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of very large, complex, multi-disciplinary rail and construction programs

  • Experience working for a contractor and/or major consultancy

  • Experience working on large infrastructure projects in construction

Jacobs welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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