• Title
    Planning Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Control
    Additional Work Location
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for an Intermediate level Planning Engineer with experience in the oil and gas or nuclear industry. As the demand for our expertise continues to grow an opportunity has arisen for Planning Engineers to work as part of the Wood Project Delivery Function. This role will be based in our Knutsford office but occasional travel will be required to other offices. The position is responsible for planning and progress reporting of various projects in support of Project Managers and Project Engineers. 

    BPSS is required although it would be advantageous if SC is held.



    • Provide a planning service to the projects with responsibility for accurate progress reporting and analysis
    • Preparation of Monthly Project Reports (internal and external)
    • Variances investigation and reporting e.g. investigating schedule variances
    • Assisting Project Managers & Project Engineers with producing EAC (estimate at completion)
    • Liaising with subcontractors to establish progress against deliverables
    • Managing project baselines
    • Assisting PMs with change management
    • Ad hoc project reporting
    • Provision of Planning Support to Tenders



    Skills / Qualifications

    Role requirements

    • Experience in a Project Planning role
    • Experience with Primavera P6 planning software
    • Excel skills
    • Experience with financial or cost management software
    • Attention to detail and good numerical skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team
    • Bachelor degree an advantage, but not essential
    • A QCF qualification in Planning/ Project Controls an advantage, but not essential

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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