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Planning Engineer

Raeburn Group Limited
Posted:Jul 25 2014
Desired Expertise: Planner / Scheduler,
Minimum Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reference Code: LA VR/40261
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:
Our client is currently recruiting for a Planning Engineer on a contract basis in Aberdeen.


PJ Lead Planning/reporting engineer
Contractor Planning Engineers
Subsea Operations Engineering Group


Ensure project reports are issued on time and of appropriate quality.
Ensure that project plans are developed, reviewed and amended in line with project schedules.
Ensure scheduling procedures and documents (Company and Contract) are maintained.
Provide planning advice and guidance to Project teams (Company and Contractor).


Develop consolidated multi-project (subsea related) summary schedule.
Update and revise Project Specific scheduling procedures, as and when required, as per Company Rules.
Participate in the analysis and evaluation of bids, providing planning and scheduling input into the "Recommendation to Award".
Define, create and maintain Project Work Breakdown Structures, working closely with Project manager and Cost Controllers.
Review and approve Contractors' progress measurement system, including performing regular reviews of planned versus actual progress.
Consolidate scheduling information for analysis or reporting.
Prepare monthly progress reports to highlight planned versus actual progress, forecasted end dates, areas of concerns and/or necessary recovery plan activities.
Prepare weekly reports to highlight all main weekly events for ongoing projects and modifications.
Prepare half-yearly reports highlighting key milestones and achievements of ongoing projects and modifications.
Attend project meetings with Contractors to provide/obtain planning update and to raise, discuss and seek resolution of planning-related issues.
Prepare / update high level project schedules and liaise with BD Planning Engineers for incorporation into monthly Corporate Planning Reviews.
Organise and coordinate Project POB reviews, as and when required, to optimise utilisation of allocated POB to various ongoing projects.
Regular liaison with OPS planning team and Contractor(s) Planning Engineers to ensure effective all-round coordinator for project delivery.
Liaise with Cost Controllers to ensure consistency for installed quantities and actual engineering and construction man-hours figures.
Oversee project schedule for Partner/Management with the responsibility of informing all parties of the overall schedule status, highlight any anomalies and providing detailed analysis as required.
Maintain highly effective and productive relationship with Project team members and Contractor Representatives ensuring that all interested parties are informed and involved in planning activities as appropriate.
Develop and maintain, as appropriate, offshore vessel schedules.
Develop and maintain 3rd party notifications schedule for multiple subsea projects.


Sound knowledge of planning techniques including planning and scheduling software (Primavera, MS Project) and management software (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).
Experience in subsea oil and gas engineering and construction
Proven ability to maintain accurate and detailed planning documentation.
Ability to perform accurate progress monitoring and forecast systems.
Schedule analysis experience which can provide recommendations to optimise remaining schedule activities.
Ability to communicate analysis findings and required recovery plan activities to Management through concise written reports and clear verbal/visual presentations.

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