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Brownfields Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Chinchilla, Queensland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/11/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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    (11/01/19)
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The Role:
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

* Deliver and maintain consistent and realistic plans and control structures for major, complex projects. Develop the list of plans required to execute the project and their hierarchy relationship.
* Drive, manage and ensure completeness of the development of the activities, logic, resources and progress for the integrated project schedule, leading to the creation of the baseline and its subsequent maintenance.
* Instigate, develop and police the planning and progress monitoring procedures to ensure that each element of the project performs the processes timely and consistently.
* Own the overall schedule monthly progress update, forecast, critical path and trend analyses. Develop status reporting framework and implement throughout the planning hierarchy. Provide regular and comprehensive schedule status reports to Project Management.
* Review scope change requests for the impact on schedules and the critical path of the project. Prepare reconciliation between earlier schedules and the current schedule.
* Consolidate the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and "What if scenarios" to aid project management decision-making.
* Liaise with and challenge Senior Project Management and Engineering personnel to ensure proper understanding of the key schedule sensitivities and drivers.
* Contribute to the development of contract strategies documents. Ensure that all contract key dates and milestones align with the overall integrated plan. Evaluate bid schedules and review contractor plans to support contract award recommendations.
* Contribute to the development of the project's risk profiles and translate these into the plans using deterministic and probabilistic analysis methods, as appropriate. Regularly track the schedule risk mitigation efforts, the criticality of the main paths to completion, float consumption and the release of the 50/50 schedule contingency.
* Provide input data for and conduct benchmarking activities.
* Deliver close-out data to enable knowledge retention (lessons learned, project data compilation) at completion of work.

The Company:
Our client is a global market leader within the oil & gas industry with a portfolio of pioneering onshore and offshore projects both locally and internationally. As an employer they have an exceptional reputation for building a culture focused on the highest levels of HSE and diversity & inclusion as they continue to expand their Australian based operations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Engineering Degree and/or Certification as a Planning Engineer or equivalent experience.
* Minimum of 10 years industry experience in planning positions. with experience in lead positions.
* Experienced in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Project Controls.
* Experience in brownfields projects
* Must be able to work alone following the program procedures with minimal oversight on small and medium projects up to 25 million.
* Experienced in Excel: at a minimum knows data summation and graphing techniques.
* Experienced in Scheduling Software: Primavera P6.
* Understands Change Management Processes and can help assist with change management on the projects.
* Knowledgeable in Scheduling practices.
* Coordinates and facilitates Project Integrated Planning Sessions.
* Experienced in schedule forecasting techniques and project WBS setup.

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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