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Lead Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aktau
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2014
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The Company:
A Global Oil & Gas operator with extensive operations in the Caspian Region.

The Role:
· Develops the project Scheduling Plan (a detailed plan conforming to the PEP strategies and objectives)
· Defines roles and responsibilities for planning and scheduling activities
· Proactively develops relationships, identifies opportunities to add value, and engage team members as needed
· Recommends and implements scheduling systems (e.g., Primavera) for the project, coordinating resources from IT and other functional groups.
· Provides resource planning and project schedules for various types of projects
· Coordinates with the project teams to develop Owner's team schedules, and high level overall project schedules in early CPDEP phases, before contractor selection.
· Prepares and manages overall master project schedule integrating the project Work Breakdown Structure using an appropriate scheduling software package.
· Coordinates schedule from multiple contractors and incorporate the information gathered into the overall project master schedule.
· Monitors and forecasts progress of activities in contractors’ work schedules. Highlight problem areas and recommend remedial actions.
· Evaluates critical paths in the project schedules and evaluate alternative schedule options to identify optimum project strategies or resolve problems before and during execution.
· Develops and implements plan versus actual progress curves. Reports and analyses monthly deviations from plan. Evaluates allocation of resources and provide recommendations to maintain required progress.
· Liaises with all team leaders to communicate required completion dates and interfaces between responsible parties.
· Work closely with cost engineer and accountant for expenditure and value of work forecasting.
· Prepares and issues updated project schedules.
· Works closely with Cost Control for expenditure forecasting and progress.
· Ensure that all planning and scheduling processes, methods and systems are functioning in accordance with the requirements and expectations defined by the Project common planning and scheduling guidelines
· Support Project scenario planning, risk assessment and management processes as needed for schedule risk analysis as directed by the Project Business Services Project Control Planning Lead

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BSc Degree (preferred)
EPC project knowledge
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