Senior Commissioning Planning Engineer - Expression of Interest

Southern England
19 Aug 2019
17 Sep 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently accepting expressions of interest for Senior Commissioning Planning Engineers with experience in major commissioning projects. (All industries considered).

Primary Function (Corporate and Project)

To provide planning services through the project lifecycle.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
  • Involvement in the establishment and maintenance of the project planning system and procedures
  • To read, understand and implement the Company Safety Policy and the arrangements described in the Company and area Safety Management System documents in relation to the Planning function
  • To promote good working relations within the Project Controls Teams and other project departments and client representatives
  • To carry out all works in compliance with Corporate and Project specific procedures
  • To be fully conversant with P6
  • To prepare resourced schedules, for the offshore execution schedule ensuring the items below are covered
  • To develop the plan based on Job cards as well as information from the project team
  • To code activities and apply logic links to enable schedule time analysis
  • To baseline Schedule once agreed, with the Project Management Team
  • To review baseline dates versus actual dates in the plan
  • To monitor and report planned / actual / and earned man hours
  • To monitor and report planned and actual progress
  • To liaise with Commissioning Disciplines to ensure accuracy of progress and forecast dates. Attend on / offshore planning review meetings as appropriate
  • To liaise with the project team and planners to resolve conflicts
  • To ensure the requisite quality of data is maintained
  • To ensure the timely issue of accurate, updated plans and associated documents at the agreed intervals
  • To report risks/changes against schedules to the Project Lead Planning Engineer, Project Engineer and Construction Engineer in a timely and concise manner
  • To lead any schedule risk sessions in conjunction with the Commissioning Manager
  • Ensure that vendor requirements in the schedule are accurate and liaise with logistics to ensure vendors are mobilised
  • To ensure that the required planning data is available to the business for contract planning (in conjunction with the planning lead)
  • To supervise, guide and advise the less experienced members of the planning team on planning issues
  • To check all reports (Including S-Curves, Histograms, Tabular Reports and Schedules) generated by the Trainee Planner or equivalent and provide feedback on areas of concern
  • To interface on a daily basis with the Commissioning Team

Skills / Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
  • HNC or equivalent
  • Primavera P6
Desirable Qualifications
  • Degree
  • Level 5 QCF in Planning/Project Controls
  • Member of a Professional Institution
  • Previous Commissioning Planning experience, responsible for a large sized project or large sized-sub-element of a major project
  • Specialist knowledge in project control system (Primavera P6)
  • Previous experience in controlling, directing, supervising and managing the day to day activities of a planning team
  • Must be able to communicate with all levels up to top management
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership skills
  • Capable of setting up, managing and motivating a team to deliver the planning objectives and achieving targets/milestones
  • IT/Computer Literacy in particular Primavera P6 and Microsoft Excel
  • Understands and applies planning theory, process and best practices
  • Capable of communicating with project groups and third parties to agreed standards, systems, processes to meet the project and client requirements
  • Capable of managing and co-ordinated approach to resolving procedural issues in a timely manner
  • Capable of the development and maintaining of performance targets
Required Experience:
  • Experience Engineering Construction Industry
  • Portion of the above to have been within planning

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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