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Planning Engineer

Planning Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
AE-Abu Dhabi
Department / Discipline 
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Planning Engineer to join our engineering team in Abu Dhabi, UAE on a short-term contract of 6 months.

  • Set-up, implement, maintain and update Project Schedules
  • Liaise with project stakeholders to collect accurate weekly project progress
  • Prepare and issue weekly forecast plans in line with project requirements
  • Maintain and report project S-curves
  • Responsible for ad hoc project reporting

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering degree
  • At least 5 years’ proven planning and scheduling experience in Oil & Gas brownfield projects environment
  • A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding of CPM planning method
  • Good practical knowledge of Primavera P6 and MS Excel
  • Attention to detail and good numerical skills
  • Keen to learn and flexibility in approach to ever changing projects’ requirements

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.


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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