Project Planner / Scheduler

Last Updated: 18th July 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Toronto, Canada


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Age Range
45 to 54

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English, French, Kazakh, Russian


Project Planner / Scheduler / Estimator with 17 years of experience in International Project Environment


Rochester Institute of Technology, MBA | Rochester, NY
MBA Degree

   Sep 2000
— Jun 2002

Concentrations: Management Information Systems, Manufacturing Management & Leadership

- Quality Control and Process Improvement
- Project Management
- Cost Accounting
- Manufacturing Strategy and Tactics
- Management Information Systems
- Systems Analysis and Design
- Network Technology
- Information Technology Hardware and Software
- Information Systems Management

Kazakh State Architecture and Construction Academy | Almaty
Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering

   Sep 1989
— Jun 1994


- Civil Engineering Technology
- Reinforced Concrete Structures
- Structural Steel
- Architectural Wood Structures


Ferrovial Agroman
Project Scheduler / Estimator / Planning Manager

   Jul 2015
— Apr 2017

1. Planning/Scheduling for design and construction on Highway 407 Phase 2 (Oshawa, Ontario)
2. Preparation of proposal schedules / estimates for construction
1. Adapted planning methodology for the specific project needs, developed custom system and VBA driven tools for schedule development, progress tracking, issue identification, issue impact evaluation and Primavera P6 schedule updates
2. Developed Key Performance Index dashboard, resource histograms, S-curves, EV analysis
3. Provided training in planning / scheduling techniques
4. Spearheaded 4D scheduling initiative

Construction Scheduler

   Jan 2015
— Jan 2015

Responsibilities: Level 4 and Bid schedule preparation

Arup Canada Inc. | St. John’s, Newfoundland
Lead Project Planner

   Aug 2012
— Jan 2015

1. Creation of integrated Pre-FEED, FEED, Detailed Design and Construction programme fully loaded with costs and resources
2. Preparation and update of Basis of Schedule document
3. Schedule progress updates, forecasting and reporting
4. Tracking Actual costs vs. Baseline, Earned Value Analysis
5. Various analysis reports for Project Management based on P6 output

1. Implemented progress tracking and reporting Excel based system for integrating Document Control, Engineering and Project Controls functions
2. Developed integrated schedule for engineering and construction scope of work using SDK
3. Developed VBA based Excel custom tools on SDK basis for creating and updating schedules in Primavera P6
4. Set up Earned Value and KPI tracking tools
5. Created Navisworks visualization of construction sequences base on 3D model and P6 output

Arup Canada Inc. | Toronto
Project Scheduler/Cost Controller

   Jun 2011
— Aug 2012

Responsibilities: Creation of cost and resource loaded schedules in Primavera P6 programme, progress tracking, invoicing, reporting, administering payments to subcontractors, Project Controls services on construction support phase, tracking costs and change order requests

Achievements: Streamlined invoicing and cash flow as well as payments to subcontractors, developed time distributed forecast profit/loss analysis reports and office overall resource requirements based on P6 data

Arup Canada Inc. | Montreal, QC
Project Coordinator

   Oct 2008
— May 2011


1. Creation of project baseline programme in Primavera (P6) for detailed engineering scope of work, schedule status reporting and coordination of progress updates with the General Contractor on Autoroute A30 design and construction project.
2. Developed various Excel based reports on project status, cash flow projections and manpower requirement tools that were critical in the process of decision making.
3. Managed the database of RFI’s and NCR’s related to the construction phase of the project and coordinated responses.
4. Performed various analysis tasks on as-needed basis

Bureau Veritas Kazakhstan LLP | Almaty
Cost & Planning Engineer, Almaty Financial District Project

   Dec 2006
— Apr 2008

Responsibilities: Supervising and controlling planning, cost engineering, progress / productivity reporting and billing activities of the General Contractor, Yuksel-Turkuaz-YDA (Turkey),

ILF Kazakhstan Engineering and Project Management | Almaty
Project Controls Consultant

   Apr 2005
— Sep 2006

Responsibilities: Advising on project and cost control, assisting to contractors in development and approval of Project Controls related procedures / Controlling and reporting costs of the branch to the company’s headquarter in Munich, Germany

WorleyParsons Kazakhstan | Atyrau
Deputy Project Controls Manager

   Jul 2003
— Apr 2005

Responsibilities: Setting up Work / Cost Breakdown Structures and activity / cost coding systems for projects and companywide, cost tracking, reporting, workload forecasting, invoicing, change orders, coordination of activities in Cost Control department

Achievements: Successfully implemented cost tracking and time keeping system, helped to increase efficiency of operations, facilitated streamlining of positive cash flow, developed cost control and cost tracking procedures, trained the company’s employees in utilizing the system for better management of workflow on various size projects.

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