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  • Job reference: RMS0178945

Planner/ Scheduler

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/04/2017
  • Duration: 13 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Responsible for delivery of Planning & Scheduling aspects of Project Services. Provide Construction Support for projects.

* Execute the client's Planning and Schedule Procedure and Project Coordination Procedures.
* Develop Level 1, 2 and 3 schedules as required.
* Develop Schedule Basis and Assumptions documents as required.
* Develop and maintain Master Control Schedule, including updating and reporting of variances.
* Work closely with the Cost Engineer to ensure costs phasing and forecasting aligns with the current control schedule.
* Oversee Contractor schedule, progress measurement and reporting, ensuring implementation of Contractors' contractual requirements (review, comment and approve Schedule Development and Control Plans, schedules, outputs, reporting).
* Analyze progress performance and correlate progress indicators with other project controls indicators (schedule, quantity installation, workforce, and productivity). Trend performance indicators to assist with the development of 'non-biased' owner's perspective of progress measurement.
* Participate in development of the Project Execute Plan and any project-specific Project Services plans.
* Participate in the Management of Change (MOC) process where schedule is involved or may be impacted
* Ensure the risk management processes and risk content are included in development of project schedules.
* Chair schedule workshops and reviews as required.
* Interface with PSCM and the Project Services Manager to insure planning, progress and reporting requirements are included in major contract Project Coordination Procedures.
* Manage the schedule baselining and approval process.
* Provide guidance in reporting requirements for Contractors. Analyze the Contractor resource, progress, and productivity measures against the schedule to address reporting accuracy in all areas.
* Facilitate and monitor the tracking and forecasting of interfaces between Contractors.
* Audit Contractors' progress management system.
* Develop and maintain integrated, logic-linked schedules for assigned Delivery Team(s) and any associated Operations Activity Planning that can be aggregated into a project-level schedule (MCS).
* Develop and maintain overall schedule float management including schedule contingency and allowance management.
* Oversee development of project key milestones and interface milestones.
* Develop the necessary ad hoc schedules to ensure the development of proper estimates and studies within a project stage.
* Implement, analyze and trend schedules within each project stage and for entire project until completion / close out.
* Assist with preparation of Schedule Risk Analysis.
* Provide schedule input to and implement schedule element of the change management procedure.
* Participate in development and implementation of progress measurement and reporting system, including WBS roll-up levels, weightings and reporting.
* Prepare and present project information to appropriate stakeholders.
* Assist Contractors and site teams in schedule development and progress measurement.
* Work with delivery area and other client planners. Identify all client, Contractor, and third party interfaces for inclusion in the Master Control Schedule at the appropriate level.
* Integration - Act as primary interface with GOO O&M Activity Planning group at the detailed-planning level for Brownfield or interface scope.
* Support planning effort in development of the Area Development Plan (ADP) and the Global Financial Outlook (GFO).
* Attend coordination meetings, both within the Project Team, Contractors, and stakeholders.
* Assist with weekly and monthly report preparation.
* Develop and update PSPC database and Organization charts as required.
* Conduct regular hands-on site visits as required to verify schedule and progress reporting.
* Work with Estimator to ensure alignment of schedule and estimate.
* Assist on the overall planning, coordination and control of construction activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
University degree (preferably the equivalent to a bachelor of science degree)
Min 10 years of industry experience, including min 5 years of relevant planner/planning lead experience.

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