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  • Job reference: RMS0198026

Planner Scheduler

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/08/2018
  • Duration: 4 months
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The Role:
Job Responsibilities
* Ensures scheduling expectations, planning processes, assurance, practices, and standards are incorporated in each project schedule
* Identifies scheduling & planning requirements and advises/guides team in planning & scheduling activities
* Responsible for baselining and for controls and changes to the schedule
* Provides guidance and information (including resource hours requirements) to contractor schedulers
* Participates in Peer Reviews, Peer Assists, Schedule Assurance activities, and Risk Assessments
* Responsible for effectively communicating schedule to site, small capital project group, and site construction partners
* Program/ Portfolio management and presents schedule updates to leadership
* Work with (EP) to build, baseline, maintain, communicate, validate, update, analyze and mitigate risks as needed; integrates into Master schedule.
* Oversight of contractors' schedules - planning tasks, QAQC checks, validates durations and logic
* Participate in Interactive Planning Sessions
* Working on a portfolio for small capital projects- anywhere from 50 to 200 activities for each schedule
* Work with project leads to gain approval of initial schedule including fit for purpose planning tools (net point, milestone schedules).
* Proactively engages with disciplines, procurement to establish schedules, as well as identify & resolve issues and proposes mitigation measures
* Works with Project Controls on progress and resource reporting, monitoring, and analysis
* Interface to support the pre-turnaround construction schedule

* 5-7 years of P6, Pert Master (Risk Modeling Software) experience
* 5+ years of experience in Excel, Outlook, Word
* Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
* High School Diploma or GED required
* A broad knowledge of technical issues across engineering and project execution disciplines.
* Ability to analyze costs related to manufacturing, labor and materials.
* Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.
* Strong team leadership, teamwork and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work well in a cross-cultural, geographically dispersed, multi-functional team,

* Knowledge of NetPoint scheduling software is a plus
* Previous experience
* Bachelors- engineering or construction management is preferred
* Previous scheduling experience in construction/turnaround schedules
* Knowledge of refineries

Additional Notes:
* Address: 5985 Rogerdale Road in Tower 2, Houston, TX 77070
* Very minimal travel
* Working with anywhere from 40-70 people in the office
* Shadowing the current scheduler in the beginning but we need someone to hit the ground running

The Company:
downstream oil & gas

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