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Planning and Scheduling Engineer, Lead

Job Title: Planning and Scheduling Engineer, Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Fife, Scotland
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: April/May 19
Reference: 1903-91_1553533485
Contact Name: Leigh Moore
Contact Email: leigh.moore@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: March 25, 2019 17:04

Job Description

Our client a leading Oil&Gas Operator require a Lead Planning and Scheduling Engineer for their Fife Facility.

To support the delivery of several high value turnaround projects (further details avaiable) our client requires a Planning Engineer (Lead) to start May/June time.

Rate: Paying very competitively, avaiable upon request. (Working 37.5 to 45 hours per week).

MAIN FUNCTIONS
The Planning and Scheduling Engineer (PE) is responsible for the Project Schedule and all aspects of the Progress Measurement System. This includes day-to-day activities for the development, maintaining, monitoring, controlling and integrating of the overall Project schedule including putting in place the progress measurement system, verification and reporting. The PE 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, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), and the Project Plan. The PE also establishes the schedule requirements and frequencies of issue for all of the contractor schedule deliverables. The PE strives for timely detection of trends and specifically deviations from the plan.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES *
Provide overall project schedule, progress measurement, and change management expertise - Ensures that the schedule control & progress procedures are developed and executed by the Contractor's to monitor its schedule control activities and progress reporting - Coordinates, monitors, and assesses Contractor's efforts in project planning, progress measurement and control * Reviews project changes to evaluate detail schedule impact; responsible for quantifying and incorporating the
effect and impact of approved changes in the overall schedule stewardship and reporting * Following alignment with Planning Lead, advises Project Controls Lead and Project Team of any potential schedule issues and when necessary, provides guidance on, corrective action and measures to mitigate any adverse trends *Assists Planning Lead and Project Controls Lead in developing and reviewing schedule corrective actions and recovery plans, and verifies needed actions/plans are implemented * Monitors and appraises the performance of the Contractor compared to agreed control plans in the areas of progress and schedule control -Reviews Contractor's project control procedures to ensure that Company's and Contract requirements are met - Reviews and checks Contractor's progress reports for accuracy of progress measurement and when necessary, reviews and endorses
claimed progress reported by Contractor - Reviews, monitors and control the Contractor's schedules for all project activities for logic, level of detail, interfaces, etc. (e.g., Level 3, Level 4, short-term look-ahead schedules) - Analyzes schedule and progress trends reported by Contractor - Analyzes the planned quantity metrics projections for all home office and site disciplines (e.g. Piping, Civil, Electrical, etc.) and monitors actual metrics quantities completed against planned * Supporting the Project Team with ongoing project schedule analysis, reporting, and forecasting activities - Develop and document Schedules annual and multi-year, and ensuring that these products reflect the approved project design/execution scope - Analyze schedule trends, develop and review schedule forecasts - Monitor and report on schedule implications of changes - Prepares and compiles weekly and monthly Reports (schedule & progress) as required. - Participate in developing Contract Control Schedules and Milestones - Participate in contract bid evaluations (as required) - Responds to ad hoc requests from Project Management Team (PMT) related to Project Controls/Reporting - Participates in gathering and recording Lessons Learned for the project that relate to progress and schedule areas * Maintain regular contact with project teams and with the Functional Organization -Maintain close liaison with planning engineers in the project teams - Provide direction and feedback to Project planning and control engineers on schedule aspects of the project * Drives and promotes capital efficiency in Project Services and on stewarded projects

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Ideally Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management *0-5years of project controls experience focused on planning and schedule control Technical discipline certifications commensurate with work experience * Willing to work overseas in a team environment * Willing to relocate to required project site *Strong Influencing, Consulting, Mentoring, Analytical, and Computing skills *Adaptability to changing priorities * Strong interpersonal and communication skills *Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests

This is a job level 1 position: 1 to 10 years of related experience is required.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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