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  • Job reference: RMS0219526

Lead Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/11/2019
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
The Lead Planning Engineer is designated to deliver work as delegated by the Project Managers. Supervision of Planning Engineers/Junior Planning Engineers is also required.

Key responsibilities:
* To provide weekly delivery and update of accurate planning data clearly showing all project deliverables dates, agreed priorities and durations
* To review plans and provide Weekly Planning Exceptions Reports to Project Managers and Lead Engineers
* Provision of accurate planning information to the Lead Engineers to allow for work prioritisation, scheduling, reporting and resourcing
* Interface with client planning engineers to ensure Archer and Client plans are aligned
* Develop and maintain plans to allow management of logistics interfaces and construction POB
* To supervise and provide baseline planning, progressing and forecasting work-to-go and production of associated planning reports, including gantt charts, 'S' Curves and manning histograms
* Issue both external and internal planning data to meet requirements as stipulated by Project Manager and Engineering Manager
* To provide ethical, professional leadership, support and mentoring to the Planning team
* To respect colleagues, clients and subcontractors at all levels
* Any other reasonable duties as specified by Line Manager

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
In Equivalent Role: 7 yrs
Drilling Contractor Experience: Beneficial but not essential
Oil & Gas Sector Experience: 7 yrs
Offshore Certificates: N/A
Academic Qualifications: Degree or equivalent
* IT Skills - Proficient user of Primavera P6, MS Project and Excel
* Prioritisation of workload in line with project demands
* Can prioritise activities based on project plan requirements
* Can supervise and mentor subordinates

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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