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Planner / Scheduler

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/11/2017
  • Duration: 12 months renewable
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (08/12/17)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Role:
- Cost / Schedule / Controls Engineer / Specialist II

MAIN FUNCTIONS
- The Cost/Schedule/Controls Engineer will perform or coordinate effort for cost estimate preparation, estimating oversight and quality assurance reviews for Company operated and Other Builder Operator estimates for all Gate and Funding milestones.
- The Cost/Schedule/Controls Engineer will also prepare Check Estimates and Schedules to compare with Operated by Others (OBO) Operator-prepared submittals.
- Also this person will participate in estimate / Schedule assessments (verification of project cost & schedule bases). Lastly, they are expected to participate in Estimating Group process efficiency tools and quality assurance review process improvements.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Assist Estimating Group Supervisor with analysis and planning for Cost and Schedule Development (C&SD) Estimate / Schedule staffing requirements
* Provide input for personnel performance appraisal for cost and schedule practitioners as requested
* Assist Area Supervisors with updates of weekly Status Report and project status summary reports
* Promote and facilitate effective communication, teamwork, and alignment among Cost & Schedule Development personnel and others
* Conceive, implement or participate in capital efficiency improvement initiatives

Internal Coordination:
- Cost & Schedule Area Advisors/Supervisor
- Project Management Area Advisors (Planning & Controls)
- Project Planning & Controls (Business) Managers and Project Controls Leads assigned to Projects
- Cost & Scheduling (C&S) Technology Manager
- C&S personnel permanently assigned to projects
* Ensure appropriate quality and quantity of Contractor's Quality staff assigned to the project
* External Coordination: Counterparts in other project management organizations

This is a level 2 position
- Responsible for cost and schedule control and reporting.
- Develops and maintains cost and schedule tracking tools, works with team to report actual progress / cost and updates forecasts.
- Analyzes cost and schedule progress, explains variances with plans and recommends mitigations to vulnerabilities and recovery steps to close gaps

Scope of work:
- Olefins Project Control Engineer reports to Olefins Project Control Lead.
- Responsible for cost and schedule control and reporting.
- Develops and maintains cost and schedule tracking tools, works with team to report actual progress / cost and updates forecasts.
- Analyzes cost and schedule progress, explains variances with plans and recommends mitigations to vulnerabilities and recovery steps to close gaps.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
* Bachelors degree in Engineering within discipline or equivalent professional experience
* Skills to negotiate and broker successful solutions between Internal Coordination parties above
* Basic to advanced level proficiency in Cost Estimating, Project Planning and Project Controls
* Strong Influencing, consulting, mentoring, analytical, and computing skills
* Adaptability to changing priorities
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Specific Job Requirements/Skills
- 10-20 years experience required
- Must have expert Excel and SharePoint skills, P6 is a plus. must have owner/operator experience
- Project Control Engineer reports to Project Control Lead.

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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