Schedule and Planning Integration Manager

Dartmouth, NS | Halifax, NS

Located at 3099 Barrington Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 5M7, and 35 Micmac Boulevard, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3A4Y8, Irving Shipbuilding has a proud history as Canada's shipbuilder. A proud member of the J.D. Irving, Limited group of companies, we have been building quality vessels and fabricated modules for more than 50 years, and our Halifax Shipyard has been at the forefront of Canadian shipbuilding for 130 years.
Since 2012, we have invested more than $400 million in facilities, people, processes, and technology, making Halifax Shipyard one of the most modern and capable shipyards in North America. Over the next 30 years our shipbuilders will construct 20 modern patrol ships and surface combatants for the Royal Canadian Navy as part of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy, the largest defence procurement in Canadian history. This year, we delivered the lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, the largest Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years and we're just getting started. The second ship will be delivered in 2021.
We're growing our team with career-defining opportunities that will revitalize Canada's shipbuilding industry and provide Canada's sailors with the ships they need to protect Canada's interests at home and abroad. Our workforce of over 2,000 will grow to more than 2,800 at peak construction of the Canadian Surface Combatants. We have built more than 80% of Canada's current combatant fleet and continue to perform maintenance and modernization work on the ships, including the Halifax-class frigates.
Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is seeking a Schedule and Planning Integration Manager.
This is a permanent full-time role based in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. The primary language of work is English. The primary language of work is English.?We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women (applying for non-traditional positions), persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of the LGBTQ community. ISI encourages applicants to self-identify in the cover letter/resume portion of your application. Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment where all employees feel supported and valued.?
  • 5 Years' experience in planning & Scheduling in "new build" naval shipbuilding required
  • 5 Years' experience in a leadership role with Configuration Managed Project Integrated Cabling software (CMPIC) required
  • Must have senior experience cable planning on combat ships.
  • Competent in AutoCAD as pertains to CMPIC software
  • Proficient in Scheduling software Primavera P6
  • Must be able to demonstrate a full working knowledge of complete ship electrical plan including critical systems and milestones
  • Understand monitoring and reporting of electrical planning in support of production and commissioning total schedules.

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Key Responsibilities:
  • Design for Build / Transition to Build schedule suppor t
    • DFB Schedule maintenance
    • TTB Schedule creation and maintenance
    • Liaise with the scheduling department to align schedules to the IMS
    • Liaise with project department to align schedules to EVM
  • Test Production Module
    • Support the SOW creation with the PM Function
    • Support the schedule creation and maintenance
    • Support the Project Manager
  • Design For Build Support
    • Support all aspects of management and leadership efforts when assigned
  • Electrical planning responsibilities (2022 )
    • Lead and develop a complete ship electrical work schedule
    • Create cable pull plans ensuring that all cable segregation requirements are adhered too
    • Create cable termination and system set to work plans in support of Test & Trials
    • Liaise with Design and production engineering to ensure that vessel electrical systems information is current.
    • Ensure that all electrical data is configured and controlled through CMPIC.
    • Create lessons learned sessions with electrical planners for current and future projects.
    • Provide expert guidance during the combat ship design to build process
    • Other related duties as assigned
    • Create the statement of work (SOW) for CSC Electrical planning

What We Offer:
Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:
  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs;
  • RRSP matching program;
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements;
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development;
  • Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Shipbuilding and the larger network of the JD Irving group of companies.

Please be advised that some positions within our business have been designated as 'Safety Sensitive' where the employee holding the position has a heightened responsibility for his/her own safety or the safety of others due to the nature of the job. If this is the case, you will be informed in the interview process.
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To Apply for this Career Opportunity
Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.
All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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