Dartmouth, CA Mount Pearl, CA

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Engineering

Project Scheduler - (Toronto/Montreal)

Wärtsilä Energy Storage & Optimization (ES&O) is the leading global energy storage optimizer. Our mission is to deliver integrated energy solutions that build a resilient, intelligent, and flexible energy infrastructure - unlocking the way to an optimized renewable future. By integrating renewables, energy management technology, and storage with traditional energy resources, we reinvent clean energy production from the largest and most complex grids to the most remote and essential microgrids. We play a key role in Wärtsilä’s vision towards a 100% renewable energy future through flexibility, reliability, and integration for a more sustainable world for us all.


The ideal candidate will be a self-starter that can work both independently and as part of a cross-functional team. The candidate should thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment while the industry and company go through substantial growth.


Preferred location(s) for this position is Toronto, Canada, Montreal, Canada or other EST timezone locations in Canada

  • This role is primarily home-based office, but occasional site/office visits may be required.
  • May involve some travel up to 10%.


Job Summary:

The Project Scheduler plays a critical role within our engineering team, responsible/assisting in developing and maintaining comprehensive project schedules for product development & combining changes to a block “block change management” to ensure the successful execution of engineering projects. The project scheduler will be responsible for running project scrums/standup meetings & block change management coordination. This position involves collaborating with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to create realistic and achievable project timelines. The Project Scheduler will also monitor progress, identify potential issues, and propose solutions to keep projects on track.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedule Development: Create and maintain project schedules using scheduling software (e.g., Microsoft Project) that outline project tasks, durations, dependencies, and resource allocations.
  • Scrums for Progress Monitoring: Regularly run scrums to monitor project progress, engage project team, update schedules, and communicate any deviations from the planned timeline to stakeholders.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and cross-functional teams (e.g., sourcing, SD&Q, logistics, delivery team, integrators) to identify critical milestones, and ensure alignment between project goals and scheduling.
  • Resource Allocation: Collaborate with project managers/functional managers to allocate and manage resources (personnel, equipment, and materials) based on project requirements and constraints.
  • Risk Assessment: Identify potential scheduling conflicts, delays, and resource constraints and propose mitigation strategies to maintain project timelines.
  • Communication/Reporting: Effectively communicate project schedules, progress, and potential risks to project stakeholders, including project managers, engineering teams, and PD hardware engineering management.
  • Quality Control: Ensure the accuracy and completeness of project schedules and related documentation.
  • Continuous Improvement: Suggest process improvements and best practices for project scheduling and execution to enhance overall project management efficiency.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of project schedules and historical data for future reference and analysis.



  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, project management, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., PMP) is a plus.
  • 5+ years of proven experience as a project scheduler in an engineering environment.
  • Proficiency in project scheduling software (e.g., Microsoft Project).
  • Strong understanding of engineering project management principles and methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to identify and mitigate project risks.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized to maintain accurate project schedules and documentation.
  • Problem-solving skills to propose effective solutions to scheduling challenges.
  • Familiarity with engineering terminology and processes is a plus.


Last application date: 04/10/2023 


Why you and us

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application.


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: https://www.wartsila.com/careers  


Individuals hired for positions that require on-site customer interactions and/or in-person travel may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or other country-specific vaccinations, unless otherwise prohibited by law. Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.