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  • Job reference: RMS0183180

Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/08/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (31/08/17)

The Role:
The Project Scheduler works as a member of the CEPS (Cost Engineering and Project Services) team and as part of a multi-functional team to:
* Develop, monitor and update integrated project plans and schedules so that projects can be executed in the most efficient manner possible.
* Prepare baseline schedules and schedule basis documents for approval by project teams.
* Assess impacts to the critical path and near‐critical activities and report to the project team.
* Monitor schedule deviations and variances and assist in the developing alternate methods for corrective action.
* Prepare and provide schedule progress reports, trending charts and schedule analysis on a periodic basis.
* Maintain record of scope changes, trends and variances that potentially affect schedule performance. Assure credibility of the information contained in the schedule.
* Review schedules with project team members on a regular basis to ensure that accurate and timely data is incorporated in the schedule.
* Analyze schedules from EP firms, Vendors and General Contractors.
* Verify schedule integrity and evaluate logic and float paths.
* Perform assurances and risk assessments on schedules.
* Make recommendations to manage float and (re)sequence activities to achieve project milestone dates and interim target completion dates.
* Analyze change orders for schedule impacts.
* Resource load schedules as required by the project team.
* Facilitate project scheduling meetings and/or interactive planning meetings as required by the project team.
* Interface among multiple teams and stakeholders to assure schedule quality and use.
* Work and collaborate with several other schedulers on the project.
* Participate in project meetings at the discretion of the project manager.
* Participate in departmental staff meetings.
* Comply with Manufacturing scheduling practices and procedures.
* At the completion of the project, develop and record the project's historical schedule information and lessons learned; for future use.

The Company:
Major O&G Company

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Minimum of 5 years' experience as a planner/scheduler on facilities capital projects, including
design and construction phases.
* Demonstrated expertise in the use of modern planning and scheduling principles, methodologies, techniques and tools.
* Proficiency using Primavera Version 6
* Manufacturing and instrumentation project experience, including validation and commissioning activities, and instrumentation is preferred.
* Strong interpersonal skills and able to cooperate well within a team environment.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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