Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Dallas, 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.

Located in region: North America      

Petroplan is actively recruiting for a Scheduler/Planner to work for a Dallas based oil and gas company on a contract basis. This position will be working on the implementation of a Facilities & Construction schedule system for the next 18 months.


Responsibilities for the Scheduler/Planner include implementing all parts of a Facilities and Construction schedule system, including, but not limited to implementing and developing systems to report the project status, milestones achieved and missed and schedule projections for each of the projects undertaken by the group. This individual will work with the engineers and project managers to obtain schedule requirements; with consulting firms to obtain updated schedule information and plans.

  • Execute and develop a best in class planning and scheduling system to track and report the schedule for a large number of projects with recognition for front end loading stages.
  • Work within company's team structure to gather schedule data from a variety of sources. This will require general knowledge of oil and gas facility design and construction to be able to correctly interpret duration for work components.
  • Work with engineering consultants and contractors to obtain status reports.
  • Work closely with supply chain to obtain all necessary information on planned duration for purchased products and services and include a comparison of the vendors' schedule to schedule estimates in reports.
  • Combine all data and information received into a comprehensive schedule reporting system.


  • 8+ years experience in cost planning, front end loading, and cost control
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related subject
  • Explosure to the oil and gas industry preferred
  • Must be proficient in Primavera and Microsoft Project
  • PMP Certification
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and maps
  • Strong public presentation and communication skills

*Please note we can only accept applications from individuals with the right to work in the USA without sponsorship at this time*


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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here;


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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