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Planning / Scheduling Engineer

Planning / Scheduling Engineer

Requisition ID 
2017-20671
Work Location 
KW-Al Zour
Department / Discipline 
Planning
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Planning / Scheduling Engineer to join our Al Zour team in Kuwait. In this role you will be responsible to assist Senior / Lead Project Controls Engineer to ensure contractor's project schedules are prepared, maintained, analyzed, monitored and controlled against contract requirements. Also ensure the EPC contractor’s planning procedures and tools are in line with the contract requirements, and also the best project control practice.

 

  • Participate all meeting (i.e. schedule review meeting, progress meeting, coordination meeting, constructability review meeting and so on), manage all communication regarding project planning activities and issues in EPC contractor’s home office, and provide efficient feedback for all processes to PMC Team
  • Review and verify contractor’s engineering and procurement planning system, procedures and tools, making sure its alignment and integrity with other tools and contractual requirements
  • Follow up all schedule development exercise in EPC contractor’s home office including schedule baseline development and verify the effectiveness of schedule mitigation plans
  • Participate in developing overall progress report and periodical reports (weekly, monthly and ad hoc reports)
  • Review and comment on contractor’s schedule (contractor's baseline, look ahead update, any revised schedule), contractors’ manpower forecasts, as well as contractor’s submitted reports
  • Provide schedule impact analysis and variance analysis
  • Contribute to the EPC package road map schedule and any high-level schedule update and its integration into the overall project plan
  • Provide critical paths analysis and address critical issues of the project
  • Follow up the equipment / materials delivery as well as engineering works packages issuance
  • Evaluate the resource plan and progress measurement system established by EPC contractors and participate in progress and monthly invoice evaluation exercise
  • Participate in change management process and trends analysis, and highlight potential problems with recommendations for remedial action on an “Early Warning” basis
  • Ensure changes have been incorporated in the project plan / schedule

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering with 12 years of post-graduate total work experience, 8 years in related designation / specialty and 5 years of hands on experience in related scheduling software
  • Knowledgeable in system aspects of Cost Control software
  • Self-motivated and able to clearly communicate with contractors at all levels
  • Good presentation skills and ability to provide training
  • Good communication skills
  • Only personnel eligible for EU registration may apply

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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