Posted 16 days ago

Planning Engineer

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Job Purpose

Overview project planning and scheduling and project budgets; Assess and propose mitigation plans to reduce project schedule & cost risks. Acts as focal point for communications between the various parts of the Project and Interface Management/Senior Management regarding planning and budget. To Advise and facilitate in the area of Time Management, Cost Management, Information Management, Change Management, Program Management and Schedule & Cost Risk Management functions of the Project Management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Managing (may include the recruitment of planners) the planning team of the Project Direction
  • Interface with the EPCIC contractor with regards to all planning and progress activities
  • Reviewing, commenting and approving the EPCIC contractors schedules and planning/progress/change orders/etc.
  • Reviewing, commenting and approving the EPCIC contractors weekly and monthly reports with regards to planning and progress activities
  • The Preparation of the Project Direction Master Schedule.
  • Analysis of critical path. Set-up of progress measurement system and schedule follow-up in coordination with Project Control Manager and planners.
  • Manage all ongoing updates and schedule impacts (interface Milestones), progress tracking and revision of existing schedules for all EPCIC activities.
  • Establish and maintain a consistent operating routine to ensure project progress reports are generated and issued on time. Pulling reports/P6 extracts if requested. Setting required layouts/coding structures in P6 for packages planners to apply.
  • Production of 'what if' scenarios and plans to suit package manager requirements.
  • Production of risk analysis data if required by the project.
  • Ensure the requisite quality of data is maintained
  • Continual review and development of procedures and common support processes with contractor authorities resulting in improved business effectiveness.
  • Establish the project planning control system and progress methodology, closely liaise with package managers to ensure the effectiveness of planning management tools and process, in coordination with contractors activities.
  • Initiate and maintain close liaison with all members of the project team and management.

Professional Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business discipline or equivalent.
  • Oil and Gas relevant industry experience.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experiences at planning level and planning engineer level.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experiences at planning level or planning engineer level in EPCIC contract context.
  • Exposure to high capital value projects in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Good communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Technical expert on Microsoft project / Primavera P6 v.7
  • English and French mandatory.
  • Capable of working independently, efficient, and competent in carrying out duties.
  • Able to travel to the field if there is any short business mission i.e. Desert camp, CPF site.
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