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  • Job reference: RMS0121479

Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/03/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/04/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Is a major oil and gas operator.

The Role:
The Planning Engineer is a specialist in an integrated project schedule (P6) preparation for Hebron Topsides Facilities. The Planner reviews Contractor Schedules for usefulness, logic, level of detail, input sources, timing, lines of communication, and interfaces with other project elements and consistency with Current Control Estimate, WBS, and Project Plan.

The Planner also establishes the schedule requirements to ensure fit-for-purpose application in support of Project Execution. The Planner strives for timely detection of trends and specific deviations from plan.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide overall P6 oversight and analysis of Contractors Integrated Project Schedule and progress measurement
• Analyze schedule trends, develop and review schedule forecasts
• Monitor and report on Schedule implications of changes
• Monitor and report on Strategic Leadership Milestones (SLMs)
• Assist management in developing/reviewing schedule corrective actions and recovery plans, and making sure needed actions/plans are implemented.
2. Maintain the client's Executive Schedule reflecting the current basis / outlook in Contractors Schedule
3. Advise Contractor with respect to project controls tools, schedule enhancements and reports that could improve processes and/or address deficiencies
4. Provide support and Schedule assistance for bimonthly Progress / Schedule Stewardship Meetings led by the Planning Stewardship Lead

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology
• 3 – 5 years prior oil and gas industry experience preferred
• Willing to travel overseas and work in a team environment
• Strong Influencing, Consulting, Mentoring, Analytical, and Computing skills (Excel and Primavera-P6 required)
• Adaptability to changing priorities
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests

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