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  • Job reference: RMS0135954

Planning Engineer II

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/02/2014
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The Role:
Role Synopsis
Reporting to a Project Services Team Leader the Planning Engineer provides detailed day-to-day planning control and support for Projects & Modification group within GOM Projects & Engineering. Role based in the engineering contractor's office.
The incumbent will have responsibility to provide assurance of engineering contractors planning control systems; establishing the accuracy of contractor schedules and validating progress measurement and reporting of all projects within the Projects & Modification group; another key role of the incumbent is to be the primary facilitator for planning workshops for development of project schedules.
To be successful the Planning Engineer will need to establish a close working relationship with peers in the Contractor’s organisation and the responsible package engineers / project manager.


Ensure compliance to the Planning & Scheduling processes, procedures and systems of Company and Contractor; Monitor compliance against WBS and take corrective action / make intervention as necessary; Provide input into the Annual Budget, and GFO processes; Support governance cycle as required per project.

Facilitate integrated planning sessions with individual project teams for the various projects initiated within P&M group; Assist in the development of the basis, assumptions and processes/norms used by contractors to ensure development of a sound Schedule and bring deficiencies to the attention of the group and work with company and contractor team to resolve these issues.

Perform verification of base plan, logic and alignment with approved execution plans; Health/Quality/Integrity checks of schedules, including verification of logic, changes to activities, float drawdown of updated P6 file; Working with delivery area managers and engineering to ensure long lead items are identified and procured; Validate the administration and reporting of schedule contingency including the analysis, drawdown and forecasting of delegated contingency.

Assure implementation of engineering contractor’s established progress measurement processes and procedures; Validation of engineering and procurement earned progress; Understand cost and schedule variances to baseline schedule; Work closely with the P&M Cost Engineer to ensure costs phasing and forecasting aligns with the current control schedule

Validation of all schedule contributions to weekly and monthly reports including Baseline schedule / forecasts, Milestone charts, Progress and productivity curves; Review and analysis of proposed discipline engineering histograms to go and look ahead schedules based on current identified work; Support the validation of KPI reporting.

Assure the maintenance and reporting on Cost and Schedule Contingency; Review schedule impacts and contingency/mitigation plans with change and risk owners; Support the process for potential schedule deviations or opportunities for schedule improvements; Assist with preparation of Schedule Risk Analysis.

Support project close out activities; Provide data to populate benchmarking database and data book for cost and schedule performance
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