Planning Scheduler

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Date: 21-Jan-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:362922 

Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada’s busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.

Purpose of the Job

Member of the Project Core Team, the Project Scheduler manages the project schedule according to Sub-System and Work Package breakdown.


Position in the Organisation

Organisational Reporting

• Hierarchical/functional reporting: Cost & Planning Manager Network & Links

• The Project team and partners.

• Customers if appropriate.



• Defines the schedule

• Manages the schedule to secure the “D” aspects of the project

• Ensures the on time delivery

• Proposes the optimisation & mitigation actions of the schedule to have the  project is on time



• Implement the Time-Schedule management plan

• Ensure the schedule breakdown by Work Packages according to project scope

• Define with the Project Manager and Project Team the major milestones by Work Package for the entire project scope and timeline

• Inform the Project Manager and the Project Team as soon as possible of any significant drift.

• Verify and analyse, if necessary, the relevance of the planning and scheduling of the lower levels.

• Guarantee the accuracy of the information that he receives and, if necessary, instigate the investigations if required.

• Update, consolidate, validate and record the Project Baseline Schedule with all the parties actively involved.

• Collect, update and consolidate the physical progress follow-up for the project.

• Propose and coordinate the corrective actions for reducing risks of delay, maintaining floats and improving time control.

• Write the periodic progress report(s) in accordance with the Project Time Management Plan.

• Provide expertise and supports in his area to project Sub System Managers and Work Package Owners

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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