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Lead Planner

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has been awarded a large PMC Duqm Refinery project in Oman which is expected to run for around 4 years. We are expected to start mobilizing successful candidates by the end of Q4 2017. Successful candidate will be based in Chennai, India and once work at the EPC location has been completed, employee will be transferred to the Oman site to work on a residential status assignment if requested by the client.


If you are interested in the position of Lead Planning Engineer based in Chennai, India, please apply to the requisition and we will be in touch with you to discuss your application further.


Please note this position will be hired on a single status basis.

  • To be accountable for the control and supervision, monitoring and guidance of the day-to-day activities of the Planning team
  • To (supervise) deliver a resourced robust baseline project schedules (team size dependent)
  • To oversee the co-ordination and production of all project plans and associated documents (“S” curves, Histograms, tabulated man hour / progress data)
  • Provide the Management Team with the relevant contract information
  • Ensure that all services and deliverables conform to Company, client and Project QA Plan, policies, requirements and standards
  • To promote good working relations within the Project Controls Teams and other project departments and client representatives
  • To ensure all planning work is carried out in compliance with Corporate and Project specific procedures
  • To liaise with the project team and planners to resolve conflicts
  • To carry out planning team competency assessment and development
  • Commitment to and promotion of Amec Foster Wheeler’s values and ensuring the realisation of company and project health, safety, environmental, quality and ethics, systems, policies and procedures




Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum fifteen years’ experience in major oil / gas projects in a similar position
  • A degree in quantity surveying, engineering or similar diploma
  • Must have experience in chemical, hydrocarbon, petrochemical and industrial plant development using EPC contracts
  • Must be experienced in the use of Primavera Project Planner Ver. 6
  • Must be familiar with planning and scheduling of activities for all aspects of EPCC of major oil / gas plants
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret contract terms, conditions and specifications, knowledge of quality control and assurance functions, methods of progress measurements and verification

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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