• Title
    Mechanical Work Planner (TAR)
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is looking for a Mechanical Work Planner to be based onshore in Aberdeen and will report to the Maintenance & Integrity Lead.


    Responsible for quality work preparation of Mechanical PM & CM orders in CMMS system. The Work Preparator has specific responsibility for those corrective WOs that have a priority of P3-P8 (Emergency and Urgent work will be prepared offshore).


    • Ensure all Maintenance activities are prepared to allow a safe and environmentally responsible operation.
    • Comply with all Shell and Wood HSE principles, policies, and procedures.
    • Responsible for the daily selection of both PM & Breakdown work orders for preparation following prioritisation guidelines.
    • Apply technical knowledge to determine equipment problems, failure modes and identify appropriate solutions in order to develop work packs.
    • Ensure work order look a heads are performed and future work reflected in schedules / Maintenance plans.
    • Work closely with offshore supervision to optimise vendor / specialist activities ensuring no mobilisations takes place where comprehensive work preparation is not complete and executable.
    • When required, attend Short and Long term IAP meetings.
    • Responsible for running daily ready for execution checks & setting relevant work orders for scheduling.
    • Responsible for ensuring all Repair Order constraints are managed, prioritised, scheduled and delivered as per target dates.
    • Responsible for ensuring all constraints (incl materials) are managed in relation to rough scheduled dates and target finish dates.
    • Evaluate Work Pack feedback to improve future work preparation utilising the Z6 process.
    • Responsible for determining planned man hours & updating estimate man hours fields.
    • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of work preparation to allow the accurate measurement of workload status.
    • Perform quality checks on Breakdown, Repair & Follow-On Work Orders to ensure the scope has been fully completed and the work order history is correctly closed out.
    • Support Static Mechanical and Rotating Equipment Engineers to define and prepare packaged equipment repairs.
    • Interface with TAR co-ordinators with regard to identifying pre/post-TAR activities and also TAR specific critical activities.
    • Attends daily Work Order review and prioritisation meetings.
    • Act as stand in for Scheduler where required.
    • Responsible for incrementally improving the platform maintenance & operations technician competence in work order preparation.
    • Where required will comply with Management of Change Process (e-MOC) and liaise with Technical Authorities (TA2).
    • Monitor and track KPIs that drive achievement in work preparation in terms of cost, efficiency and integrity.
    • Responsible for the generation of weekly/monthly reports (KPI info \ efficiency data).
    • Actively support the asset in achieving and sustaining Global ME calculative status.
    • Maintain clear overview of volume of prepared work and manage mechanical Work Order backlog.


    Skills / Qualifications



    • Experienced in Shell’s ME and FSR processes
    • Blade 10 ME coach in line with Shell OE (Operational Excellence).
    • A detailed understanding of the maintenance workflow process.
    • Skilled in using SAP to prepare work packages and monitor materials availability.
    • Highly skilled in applying technical knowledge to determine equipment problems (including knowledge of RCA techniques and their applicability) and identifying appropriate solutions in order to develop work packs.
    • Knowledge of Primavera project software and its use in developing network plans, including critical paths and resourcing advantageous.
    • In depth awareness of Performance Standards & Safety Case requirements.



    Business & Industry Experience:


    • Experienced work preparator required
    • Time served in a maintenance “mechanical” discipline background.
    • In depth knowledge and experience in platform operations and maintenance essential.
    • Competent in the use of SAP & Business Objects.


    Educational Attainments:


    • HNC or Recognised Apprenticeship with NVQ level 3.
    • Valid offshore medical & survival certification required.


    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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