Planner & Scheduler

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Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: Superior, AZ, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 5944

Job Category: Engineering

Location: Superior, Arizona, USA

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Hatch is seeking a Planner and Scheduler to join our Project Controls team in Superior, AZ. As a Planner and Scheduler, you will be part of an integrated engineering team providing engineering services for large and small capital projects. The Planner and Scheduler is responsible for the delivery of project planning and progress measurement, ensuring that Hatch procedures and best practices are applied, as appropriate, and recommending changes to the Project Controls Manager where required. The Planner and Scheduler is responsible for developing and maintaining the project master schedule to meet project objectives. The Planner and Scheduler must have experience in site planning and scheduling and experience in dealing with contractors and be required to maintain project schedules at site in close cooperation with engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning teams and contractors on site. 


  • Compile the baseline schedule then track the schedule and make necessary changes to schedule as required.
  • Provide contract administration including but not limited to tender documentation, request for proposal, addendums, bid opening, evaluation, awards, meetings, change management, financial reporting and closeout.
  • Report Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) as required to the owner / EPCM.
  • Make schedule forecasts to foresee problem areas on the schedule and notify management when these situations arise especially when they affect the critical path.
  • Break schedule down into shorter terms for easier management and tracking (example: 100 day look ahead).
  • Communicate with senior management in accordance with the limits of authority.
  • Track actual costs of the construction activities and compare them to the budgeted costs for each work section and report accordingly.
  • Compare percentage completion to date and costs for each work section to predict potential cost over runs and/or under runs as applicable.
  • Prepare estimates for evaluating the cost of scope changes to the contract.

Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of progressive experience in developing and maintaining detailed engineering, construction schedules, construction progress methodologies and earned value metrics. Previous experience as a Planner and Scheduler on EPCM projects. Advance knowledge of Primavera (P6R8).

Minimum Requirements:

  • Eligibility for membership in AACEi.
  • Excellent analytical, writing and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact successfully with all levels of staff, clients and vendors.

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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