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Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/07/2011
  • Time left:
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Job Title: Planning Engineer
Job Location: Calgary
Residency: CDN

The Role:
Our client, a major oil company executing signature oil sands projects in Alberta, has an immediate need for a Planning Engineer on their Project Management Team in Calgary.

** This opportunity is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only **

Job Function

This position is responsible for oversight of plans/schedules, statusing and implementation of project controls systems for on-going projects and expansions to oil sands mining productions.

• Line responsible for executing planning in compliance with the Project Management System.
• Monitor activities consistent with plans for Full Funding Plans and make required corrective adjustments
• Assess Management of Change impact as required.
• Monitor and control the Project to agreed plans and processes.
• Interface with engineering, execution, Controllers and other Business Services related functions such as Procurement, Controls and Document Control.

Skill Areas

• Professional position with broad project management experience.
• Technical expertise in planning.
• Sets and achieves high standards; adaptable to changing priorities.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Competent to Expert proficiency in the planning of Project Gate & Checkpoint deliverables.
• Competent proficiency in most Project Management skills (e.g. project controls, execution planning, contracting, planning & scheduling).
• Basic to Competent proficiency in most Construction and Development Planning skill areas.

Qualifications and Experience

• B.Sc. in Engineering or equivalent
• 10 years experience in a variety of project management positions (see Skill Areas).
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Extensive knowledge of word processing and data management systems, e.g., Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
• Open to learning and ensuring client policies and procedures.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please email canada@fircroft.com
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