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Senior Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/04/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is a leading international provider of solutions to the oil & gas processing and production industry, with a diverse customer portfolio including many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil & gas companies.
The group delivers services through seven business units: Engineering & Construction, Engineering & Construction Ventures, Engineering Services, Offshore Engineering & Operations, Training, Production Solutions and Energy Developments.
With more than 11

The Role:
•Functionally accountable to Lead Planning Engineer within a specific Offshore Projects contract or Planning Team Lead, as applicable.
•Provision of day to day planning support the Project Engineers/ Lead Discipline Engineers to help ensure the successful delivery of all work within assigned project(s)
•Development and production of Planning deliverables such as Gantt Charts, Network Diagrams, S-curves, Histograms and tabular manhour reports
•Implementation of best practices and planning system / tools user guidelines
•Participate and contribute to subordinate competency assessment and development
•Engineering resource forecasting within assigned project(s)
•Development and production of Integrated Engineering and Construction Plans at various levels for assigned Project(s)
•Production and communication of planning deliverables for assigned project(s)
•Regular liaison with Asset Planners and attendance at Asset Planning meetings
•Close liaison with cost, estimating and procurement departments
•Understanding of project team and client reporting requirements and expectations including performance measures and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
•Ensure all client planning expectations are met
•Deputise for Lead Planning Engineer responsibilities, as required
•To monitor and develop the competence of subordinates in the form of mentoring and coaching
•Provide guidance to the project(s) in maintaining appropriate professional standards for project execution
•To ensure that the technical work undertaken is consistent with the Discipline’s professional standards for the relevant project(s) technical complexity
•To ensure that the project generated documentation reflects a fit-for-purpose design and compiles with the contract requirements
•Promote awareness of Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality aspects of discipline of work to achieve fit-for-purpose engineering
•To prioritise workload as required to meet the fluctuating demands of the contract
•To review opportunities for individual skill development of staff through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars with approval of the Planning Team Lead
•To mentor a Planning Assistant to become Planning Engineer and develop their career potential, in accordance with the business needs of the company
•Responsible for assigned Project planning deliverables and validation of data produced
•Reporting to the Lead Planning Engineer/Planning Team Lead

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Planning experience in the Oil & Gas industry
•Technical capability
•Good communication skills

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Ideally degree/HND/HNC qualified or equivalent Planning experience and training
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