Our PDG group helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.?
We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies.? Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!??
Establishing, monitoring and updating multiple project plans/schedules;
Developing detailed project schedules using standard coding and work breakdown structures;
Understanding project scope and identifying tasks/activities;
Sequencing work packages/activities and developing network models;
Estimating activities duration;
Developing schedule development plan and basis of schedule;
Establishing critical path and total project duration;
Preparing project schedule by summarizing the detailed work schedules and monitoring the project's performance against same;
Performing schedule control by determining critical path analysis, planned value, earned value, schedule variance, schedule performance indices and schedule risk analysis, and recommending corrective actions when required;
Preparing various project reports including project status reports;
Updating project schedules to reflect progress against project plan and preparing management reports;
Monitoring schedule compliance and reporting to the project team regarding deviation from approved project baseline;
Reporting schedule variances and recommending corrective action;
Other related duties as required.
In Depth understanding of the EPCM industry and practices;
Comprehensive knowledge of practices and procedures involved in the planning function, with a minimum of 15 years proven experience in the execution of complex projects;
Hands on experience in planning and preparing logic diagrams, critical path networks and bar charts, with particular emphasis on detailed construction schedules;
Ability to receive information from numerous sources, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills;
In depth experience with computer based scheduling systems (Primavera P6, Microsoft Project) and other computerized applications related to the work is essential;
Fully familiar with resource allocation and levelling techniques as well as earned value analysis;
Must possess sound judgement; strong analytical and interpersonal skills, well developed organizational and administration skills, verbal and written communication skills;
Tact and diplomacy required when providing assistance and support regarding the preparation and analysis of project schedules;
Ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives;
Ability to develop, coach and mentor a team of intermediate and junior planners.