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Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Nyhamna
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/07/2014
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The Role:
Proactively secure that the project(s) have right quality and up to date plans, to support the project decisions.
Contribute actively to improvement/simplification proposals, throughout project development and execution phases and maintain an appropriate system of business controls; based at Nyhamna Site on Aukra: Project in execution phase.
Analysis and follow up of contractor plans, overall integrated plans, Integrated Activity Planning (IAP) including interface with Operations and Maintenance.

Contribute to a healthy and safe work environment through knowledge and awareness of and adherence to the company's HSE policy.
Responsible for providing planning service to the projects/opportunities in Norske Shell, covering all stages of project development from feasibility studies, through execution, including hand-over to Operations and IAP. Create trust and credibility in our relations by providing proactive, professional, timely and reliable services in these project(s). This includes:
Proactively interact with the project team(s) to secure updated plans for all work executed by the Project teams. Create and issue the schedules in Shell Standard Primavera and keep these updated in line with the company standards and procedures, best practice and specific requirements of the Planning Team Lead. Co-ordinate input from sub project team-planning functions and/or contractors to maintain any integrated master control schedule(s) for projects incl providing the Project Services Manager with the list of plans to execute the project, and the hierarchy of these plans.
Monitor, analyse and report schedule performance against plan and recommend necessary corrective actions, when required. Use the change mng system for schedule change control and provide accurate and timely input to regular reporting of project status. Assess the impact of approved changes and any deviations from the key project targets and milestones, including productivity monitoring and 'What if?' scenarios to aid project management decision-making
Provide the Project Services Manager with monthly progress updates, forecast completions, together with critical path and trend analyses.

BSc or MSc degree in engineering or its equivalent
Experience gained in preparing plans, networks, resource plans, schedules and progress monitoring systems for projects in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry is essential.
Fully familiar with project control practices and procedures and be able to apply these to complex projects.
Well developed computer literacy and in-depth experience with Primavera software is essential, in addition to Project management/execution knowledge.
Proven ability to operate with minimum supervision in a project team environment, including good communication and interpersonal skills.
Physically capable to carry out site inspections on a regular basis.
Knowledge in application and use of Safran software is an advantage.
Ability to speak Norwegian language would be an advantage.
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