Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Maintenance Technician
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Port Arthur, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Petroplan is currently seeking Instrument Planners for ongoing contract positions with one of our clients with petrochemical operations in Port Arthur, Texas. The Instrument Planner will report to the Instrument Maintenance Team Leader to facilitate all instrumentation work process activities related to ongoing maintenance and commissioning activities.

  • Liases with Maintenance, Engineering, and Commissioning Team Leads to coordinate I&E work requests
  • Communicates clearly and effectively with other members of the I&E department to ensure I&E jobs are closed
  • Ensures that correct parts/equipment are requisitioned in order for activities to be completed
  • Plays a key role in scheduling and planning ongoing/routine maintenance activities
  • Assists with planning/scheduling for major maintenance, commissioning, and potential turnaround activities


  • 5-10 years of experience as a Planner/Scheduler in the E&I field required
  • Chemical Industry experience required
  • Commissioning of a petrochemical facility preferred
  • Working knowledge of SAP (equipment ordering/stock monitoring etc.)

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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