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  • Job reference: RMS0107226

Principal Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/04/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/04/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK

The Role:
•Provide guidance and direction to ensure an effective and efficient planning service is provided to the contract as outlined in the corporate procedures while ensuring that client requirements are fully met.
•Provide assistance to the Lead Planning Engineer in ensuring that all corporate planning requirements are satisfied.
◦Understand the corporate and contract specific planning procedures and carry out all work in accordance with these.
◦Study and understand all relevant project documents pertaining to the preparation of plans and schedules.
◦Work with all relevant project and discipline personnel, pertaining to the preparation of plans and schedule.
◦Maintain a good working knowledge of relevant scheduling software
◦Ensure compliance with the development of sensible and achievable logic linked networks with single start and single finish activities.
◦Prepare, review and ensure the timely issue of all relevant reports.
◦Verbally and in writing advise project and discipline personnel on impacts, contingencies and generally guide the scopes towards the earliest possible finish
◦Where required support and provide guidance to all planning personnel.
◦Supervise senior, junior and assistant personnel.
◦Train and encourage business services graduates in the completion of their planning learning objectives.
◦Liaise with cost discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of man-hour budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests are properly assessed and included in the schedules
◦Participate in schedule risk analysis as required
◦Carry out audits to ensure compliance with relevant planning procedure

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
◦HND or equivalent (This can be substituted with experience)
◦Excellent knowledge of project management software, e.g. Primavera, Microsoft Project.
◦Understanding of project management principals and techniques.
◦Good general understanding of Cost Management, Estimating and Change Control.
◦Skilled in a project controls role◦High degree of computer literacy◦Knowledge of managing project controls personnel
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