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    • December-15-14
    • Full Time
    • Experienced
    • Energy , Oil and Utilities

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Planner/ Scheduler - Horizon Oil Sands


Calgary, AB, CANADA
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Make Your Mark While You Grow Your Career

At Canadian Natural we believe our employees are the key to unlocking asset potential. As one of the largest independent crude oil and natural gas producers in the world, our balanced mix of natural gas, light oil, heavy oil, in situ oil sands production and oil sands mining creates opportunity for people who want to be part of a challenging and competitive industry. Join our team as we continue to create value through innovation by 'doing it right' with fun and integrity in North America, the North Sea, and Offshore Africa.

What We Offer

  • Base Salary
  • Stock Options
  • Stock Savings Plan
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Full Benefits
  • Annual Vacation
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Education and Training
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The Planner/Scheduler will play a fundamental role in our growth strategy for the Horizon Oil Sands expansion. Working on extremely high-budget and high-profile projects, you will take a hands-on role in planning and scheduling development, maintenance and monitoring activities to support project objectives. 

This exciting and challenging role will provide the opportunity to develop expertise on Upstream oil & gas planning/scheduling areas for a growing project expansion at the Horizon Oil Sands.

This position is based in Calgary, Alberta and is eligible for:
. Relocation to Calgary

Temporary Assignment Details
Location: Horizon Oil Sands site 70 km outside of Fort McMurray, Alberta
When: Expected timeline is sometime in 2015/2016
Duration: Timeline to be determined based on business needs
Shift Schedule: Typically 4 days on/3 days off (Monday - Thursday) for 10 hours per day
Accommodations: Eligible for Fly In/Fly Out program from Calgary or Edmonton with company provided accommodations on site


. Coordinate with project teams to ensure reports on schedules, progress and resource requirements are provided on a timely basis
. Participate in review of engineering, procurement and construction schedules that are provided by the project teams
. Update and maintain the consolidated project master schedules, progress data and resources requirements data 
. Analyze schedule, progress, and workforce data and provide recommendations for corrective action when necessary
. Summarize monthly progress information, workforce and commodity statistics
. Assist in preparation of schedules for Walk-Downs, TCCC, Commissioning & Start up
. Provide support to the Manager and Project Team on all progress, scheduling and resource/manpower planning issues
. Prepare and monitor area coordination schedules
. Prepare and assist in analyzing "what-if" schedule scenarios

. Typically 5+ years of experience in a planning/scheduling role with an Engineering degree or Technical diploma 
. Field experience in the oil & gas, mining, or similar type industry during engineering and/or construction phases
. Familiarity with and understanding of:
   o Current engineering/construction procedures and standards in the industry
   o Multi-discipline operating functions related to engineering and construction field activities
   o Primavera 
   o Project/Business management principles and concepts
   o The Microsoft Office suite

To see related Project Control roles at CNRL visit:

Our Oil Sands Mining Operations
Horizon Oil Sands is a world class asset offering countless opportunities to advance your career. Comprised of surface oil sands mining and bitumen upgrading facilities, this vast project offers challenging opportunities in an environment where teamwork, innovation, and your expertise are valued. Apply your abilities using industry leading technologies and contribute to the success of the Horizon Oil Sands.

About Canadian Natural 
At Canadian Natural, we strive to live through our mission statement: "To develop people to work together to create value for the Company's shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity." As a leading oil and gas producer, our diverse combination of assets include light oil, heavy oil, in situ oil sands production, oil sands mining and upgrading facilities, and natural gas. At Canadian Natural, safety is a core value. We conduct all of our operations in a way that identifies, minimizes and mitigates harm to the health and safety of employees, contractors, the public and the environment.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited - CNRL - is a publicly traded company on the TSX and NYSE as CNQ.


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