Senior Project Planner, Minerals & Metals Job at AtkinsRéalis, Scottsdale, AZ

  • AtkinsRéalis
  • Scottsdale, AZ

Job Description

Job Description

Why join us?

It's an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive. We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Senior Project Planner to join our Minerals & Metals team in Scottsdale, AZ office (near Phoenix, AZ).

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?
  • Develop schedules in Primavera P6 for all stages of the project.
  • Lead in developing and maintaining the project schedule(s) with collaboration from project managers/construction managers and inputs from engineering, procurement, subcontractors & client.
  • Provide technical support to ensure that the project schedule is maintained to client's satisfaction.
  • Prepare reports for operations team and management regarding project scheduling activities.
  • Correlate schedules, cost and risk assessments through integrated solutions to influence critical path analysis thus providing robust/quality plans for decision making.
  • Provide recommendations for corrective action due to delays in certain aspects of the project.
  • Work with client staff and sub-contractors to develop and status schedules for their project components.
  • Ensure project schedule activities are coded by the project work breakdown structure for cost / schedule integration and analysis.
  • Define and optimize critical paths, perform total float analysis and notify project management status of critical activities and schedule risks.
  • Conduct recovery plans, contingency planning and schedule compression techniques.
  • Support monitoring of contract actual progress versus planned progress and key performance indicators, provide exception reporting, and recommend actions.
  • Produce consolidated progress reports and surveys with bar charts, S-curves, manpower histograms.
  • Provide support on development of project cost expenditure forecast curves.
  • Perform schedule risk survey (gather data, input data, survey, report) on a periodic basis or as required.
  • Seek innovation in scheduling and execution plans that could improve project economics.
  • Develop construction field installation work packages (FIWPs) schedule based on level 4 and integration with engineering / procurement work packages.
  • Maintain liaison with project team regarding scheduling activities and assisting them in determining schedule priorities.
  • Attend project team and subcontractors' meetings.
What will you contribute?
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferrable in Engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years of related work experience.
  • Construction project planning expertise gained across a range of large, complex, multi-disciplinary projects, with a sound understanding of project management principles and application.
  • Advanced skills with Primavera P6.
  • Relevant experience with mining and metallurgy projects.
  • Proficiency in English (spoken and written).
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Proactive, detailed oriented and have a good knowledge of planning techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop relationships with client, subcontractors and staff at all levels.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules

  • Group Insurance
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.


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At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Contract work, For contractors, Work experience placement, For subcontractor, Immediate start, Flexible hours,

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