Turnaround Scheduler

Job title: Turnaround Scheduler
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Alberta, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-121529
Contact Name: Kyleigh Semmens
Phone Number: +1 403 984 0912
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a large Oil and Gas company is currently seeking a Turnaround Scheduler to work a FIFO job near Fort McMurray for a 4 month contract.


Turnaround Scheduler

Core Responsibilities:

  • Build individual task lists in SAP for attachment to Turnaround work orders and scheduling in GWOS/STO. Prioritize, plan, develop and schedule multi trade Turnaround maintenance and integrated capital project activities to be completed during the Turnaround window (PJP's)
  • Build Turnaround PJP's for action by turnaround execution resources including contractors
  • Strategically schedule all Turnaround work orders/task lists for the most efficient use of resources and time, leveraging all possible efficiencies
  • Adhere to the Turnaround Planning Process
  • Capture and order/reserve all Material requirements for each job plan
  • Monitor and ensure a high standard of data integrity in SAP including the WBS/AFE structure, equipment master and material master data
  • Input to client Procurement to develop the Turnaround Contracting strategy as well as work scopes for service contract RFP's, bid evaluation and awards.
  • Working closely with HSE, Maintenance, operations, Asset Integrity and engineering personnel to set turnaround priorities, resolve execution issues and provide leadership in troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Contribute to the construction and assembly of both the electronic and hard copy Turnaround manuals
  • Manage Turnaround work orders with proper coding and status updates
  • Provide support to engineering in developing estimates for project execution
  • Participate in cost tracking exercises.
  • Preparation and assembly of the necessary documentation and drawings required to send equipment off site for repairs and holding vendors to strict guidelines regarding deliverables
  • Monitoring, updating and issuance of the daily turnaround schedule during the execution phase
  • Ensure the timely scheduling and execution of both pre and post turnaround trade activities
  • Participate in post turnaround review and lessons learned exercises.


  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years as a Trade Journeyman Red Seal, Certified Engineering Technologist, or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years' concurrent experience in a Turnaround Planning role
  • Understanding of the job functions of the trades (Pipefitting, Instrumentation, Electrical, Millwrights, Scaffolding, Insulation, Welding)
  • Experience in T/A Scheduling using Primavera or other T/A/ Project Scheduling Platforms
  • Working Experience with SAP - PM, MM Modules
  • P&ID Reading capabilities
  • 10 years in a Maintenance role in the oil and Gas, Petrochemical or Wood industry
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power point)


  • Planning Certification.
  • Experience with Prometheus GWOS or STO or other T/A software programs definite assets
  • MS Project
  • Livelink - (HDMS/DM)
  • Any Trade related engineering or technical certification

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