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Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Sunbury-On-Thames, Surrey
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/09/2019
  • Duration: one-year renewable
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The Role:
The ideal candidate will be able to carry out the following;

o Manage the preparation of Project Integrated Schedule (Master Control Schedule - MCS)
o Assist in development of Level 1 schedule and the Schedule Basis and Assumptions document.
o Work closely with the project Cost Engineer to ensure costs phasing and forecasting aligns with the current control schedule.
o Support interface management for integrating scopes and stakeholders external to the project.
o Ensure that Contractor plans contain activities, durations, logic and timings that reflect industry standard methods for the scope of work.
o 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).
o 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.
o Analyze the Contractor resource, progress, and productivity measures against the schedule to address reporting accuracy in all areas.
o Facilitate and monitor the tracking and forecasting of interfaces between Contractors.
o Audit Contractors' progress management system.
o Develop and maintain integrated, logic-linked schedules for assigned Delivery Team(s) that shall be used to inform the MCS.
o Provide the necessary ad hoc schedules to ensure the development of proper estimates and studies within a project stage.
o Implement, analyze and trend schedules within each project stage and for entire project Assist with preparation of Schedule Risk Analysis.
o Provide schedule input to and implement schedule element of the change management procedure.
o Participate in development and implementation of progress measurement and reporting system, including WBS roll-up levels, weightings and reporting.
o Prepare and present project information to appropriate stakeholders.
o Interface with the Operations Organization and Wells Organization to ensure schedule interfaces are identified in relevant schedules, underpinning the MCS.
o Act as primary interface with Operations Organization Activity Planning group at the detailed-planning level for Brownfield or interface scope.
o Attend coordination meetings, both within the Project Team and with Contractors.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
o Bsc. Degree or HND in a relevant discipline with at least 5 years of experience in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry
o Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
o Skilled in oral and written communication (English language) and presentations of schedule materials.
o Good level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes for FEED and EPC projects.
o Advanced user of Primavera P6 & Microsoft Office applications

About Fircroft:
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