Project planner - ASDR Canada

Project planner


ASDR is a mining centre of expertise that operates both in Canada and internationally and offers a wide range of complementary services grouped into Corporate Services, Manufacturing, Project Management & Engineering, and Industrial Service and Water Treatment.

The company has experienced strong growth in recent years and is looking to expand its team with dynamic and qualified employees to further accelerate its evolution. There are significant investments underway in the industry and our positioning in the market allows us to support our leading customers in meeting their challenges and delivering on projects of all sizes and complexity. Inspired by the values of solidarity and respect, we offer our employees a friendly and stimulating work environment from our offices in Laval and Abitibi, while offering flexibility in working from home.

As a Project Planner, you will be part of a project team reporting directly to the Project Manager. You will be responsible for monitoring the performance of assigned projects from a schedule perspective and in compliance with the projects reporting and scheduling guidelines and procedures. You will be expected to support the project management team and clients in the development of schedules for capital projects, throughout different project phases: preliminary, design, procurement, construction and commissioning. You will also assist the Sales team in preparation of schedules for proposals for fast track, turnkey type projects in the mining field.

  • Development and alignment of project schedule and project execution plans (pre- and post-award);
  • Assisting in the development of option analysis for project scope and execution plans;
  • Providing scheduling expertise for development of the Project schedules, including support for schedule risk analysis;
  • Developing and maintaining Project schedules for the Project Team;
  • Performing impact analysis of delays and accelerations and as well as impact of critical third party interfaces;
  • Defining the critical and sub-critical path activities, communicating them to the Project Team;
  • Developing and maintaining other schedules as deemed necessary by the Project Team, milestone schedules, 3 week look-ahead schedules, mitigation schedules, manpower curve;
  • Collecting progress updates, applying progress to schedules, re-forecasting resource requirements and achievement of milestones;
  • Reviewing manpower planning;
  • Visiting Project construction sites for closer collaboration with site manager and personnel and follow contractor progress as required; may be required to work turnaround when needed.
  • Implementation of best practices and standards to ensure integrity of data and quality of output.
Compétences générales


  • Microsoft Office 365 Suite;
  • Project Management Systems;
  • Knowledge of Health and Security Standards.



  • Ability to work in a multi-project setting;
  • Ability to deal with and resolve problems;
  • Ability to read technical documents;
  • Maintain good working relationships with customers and any other person or organization necessary for the business.



  • Adherence to standards, methods and procedures;
  • Professional attitude;
  • Autonomy, thoroughness, attendance and initiative;
  • Dynamism, thoroughness, attention to detail;
  • Priority Management / Time;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Loyalty and commitment to the company;
  • Respect for people;
  • Sense of confidentiality and discretion;
  • Planning and organizational skills;
  • High ethical sense;
  • Ability to do teleworking;
  • Ability to work multiple files simultaneously.



  • BAC or Technical diploma or equivalent training;
  • Minimum 7-15 years of experience as a project planner in the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of mining projects (+10M;
  • Strong knowledge of P6 and other project controls tools, software and systems (Ecosys, Aconex, etc.);
  • Proficiency in use of MS Office suite, particularly Excel, and knowledge of dashboard tools (Power BI);
  • Experience in managing schedules for large industrial/construction projects;
  • Experience in the industrial and mining sector with top tier construction / engineering companies and major multi-discipline project environments;
  • Construction / Field experience;
  • Proven leadership skills and abilities;
  • Fully bilingual in French and English.



  • Job location: Val-d’Or, Rouyn-Noranda, Laval or Malartic with working from home possibilities;
  • Flexible for traveling to site (rotation schedule may apply depending on Project);
  • 40 hours/week;
  • Salary to be determined based on qualifications;
  • Group insurance and RRSPs;
  • Employee Assistance Program and Social Club;
  • Start Date – Immediately.


ASDR adheres to the principles of employment equity.

The masculine is used to lighten the text.

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.



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