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Senior Planning Engineer


Amec Foster Wheeler
Location: Reading
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Planning Jobs
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Title : Senior Planning Engineer
Requisition ID :2019-35023
Work Location :GB-Berkshire-Reading
Department / Discipline : Planning
Position Type : Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Senior Planning Engineer in Reading on an Agency basis. This is a challenging and diverse role where you will have the opportunity to help provide a complete planning service to the project management team on a complex project with a global reach.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in one or more of upstream oil and gas, midstream, LNG, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals and power industries.

* Review and understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the project including scope of services, project execution plan, proposal/project schedule (including manpower projection plan), conditions of contract
* Work within the standard planning/scheduling procedures. Ensure that these procedures fulfil client requirements and develop additional project specific procedures where necessary
* Prepare activity plans to accomplish all work required by the procedures and to ensure that sufficient planning resources are provided.
* Liaise with Client Project Control personnel as necessary.
* Timely preparation and issue of:-
* Overall Project Schedule Level 1
* Project Schedule Level 2
* Project Network Level 3
* Schedule Basis Memorandum (SBM)
* Manpower Projection Plan
* Critical Equipment Lists/Schedules
* Progress 'S' Curves and tabulations
* Manhour/Manpower histograms
* Short-term look ahead schedules
* Monthly progress report including narrative

* Ensure that all involved parties participate in preparation of items described above and that they agree to their respective elements and approve documents where necessary
* Produce current physical progress reports and final job statistics
* Prepare and issue project action reports to Project Manager/Project Control Manager
* Maintain accurate schedule and control curves in an updated condition
* Analyse schedule trends and produce regular forecasts of schedule performance and issues for project review
* Maintain awareness and understanding of relevant systems operated by other departments

Skills / Qualifications

* Relevant degree / Chartered Engineer or appropriate experience
* Primavera P6 102
* A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
* Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels up to top management
* IT/Computer Literacy in particular Primavera P6 and Microsoft Excel
* Ability to apply planning theory, process and best practices
* Capable of managing a coordinated approach to resolving procedural issues

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.

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.
Title : Senior Planning Engineer
Requisition ID :2019-35023
Work Location :GB-Berkshire-Reading
Department / Discipline : Planning
Position Type : Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Senior Planning Engineer in Reading on an Agency basis. This is a challenging and diverse role where you will have the opportunity to help provide a complete planning service to the project management team on a complex project with a global reach.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in one or more of upstream oil and gas, midstream, LNG, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals and power industries.

* Review and understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the project including scope of services, project execution plan, proposal/project schedule (including manpower projection plan), conditions of contract
* Work within the standard planning/scheduling procedures. Ensure that these procedures fulfil client requirements and develop additional project specific procedures where necessary
* Prepare activity plans to accomplish all work required by the procedures and to ensure that sufficient planning resources are provided.
* Liaise with Client Project Control personnel as necessary.
* Timely preparation and issue of:-
* Overall Project Schedule Level 1
* Project Schedule Level 2
* Project Network Level 3
* Schedule Basis Memorandum (SBM)
* Manpower Projection Plan
* Critical Equipment Lists/Schedules
* Progress 'S' Curves and tabulations
* Manhour/Manpower histograms
* Short-term look ahead schedules
* Monthly progress report including narrative

* Ensure that all involved parties participate in preparation of items described above and that they agree to their respective elements and approve documents where necessary
* Produce current physical progress reports and final job statistics
* Prepare and issue project action reports to Project Manager/Project Control Manager
* Maintain accurate schedule and control curves in an updated condition
* Analyse schedule trends and produce regular forecasts of schedule performance and issues for project review
* Maintain awareness and understanding of relevant systems operated by other departments

Skills / Qualifications

* Relevant degree / Chartered Engineer or appropriate experience
* Primavera P6 102
* A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
* Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels up to top management
* IT/Computer Literacy in particular Primavera P6 and Microsoft Excel
* Ability to apply planning theory, process and best practices
* Capable of managing a coordinated approach to resolving procedural issues

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.

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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