Company: BP
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

The PSU Scheduler's primary responsibility is to be the single point of accountability for scheduling activities within the PSU to generate a high-quality optimized, deliverable functional schedule that is aligned with the site annual schedule and adheres to each asset's Site Constraint Document.

Key accountabilities
  • Builds activities in the functional schedule to the minimum site integration standard as defined in the Strategic and Tactical Schedule Integration and Optimization Procedure.
  • Performs nesting of functional activities to optimize equipment downtime by engaging Maintenance Specialists
  • Flags site/area constrained activities in the functional schedule by 12wks and liaises with site integrator on new work that impacts site/area constraints
  • Builds sufficient horizontal buffers between functional activities. Flags the readiness of functional activities as indicated by Maintenance Specialists in P6 and reschedules activity that does not comply with functional readiness criterial. (i.e. materials delivery)
  • Ensures non-core crew mobilization data is entered into the regional logistic system
  • Issues the functional schedule across all time frames
  • Facilitates the review of Key Performance Indicators with Squad leaders
A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

Essential experience
  • Work execution background (preferably discipline technician)
  • Plant operations knowledge
  • Good communications skills
  • Values structure and organization
  • Knowledge of Primavera and SAP
  • Must have excellent communication skills in English

Eligibility requirements
  • Strong background and knowledge in operations related to the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Experience with scheduling for multiple teams and interfacing with several teams at once.

Desirable criteria
  • General knowledge of typical scheduling software (P6 preferred), processes, roles, responsibilities, and interface relationships.

Sufficient digital tools utilization abilities to be able to:
  • Create, update and share simple slides for each team
  • Create, update and print simple spreadsheets in MS Excel
  • Navigate, utilize and apply Fiori functions

Sufficient meeting facilitation skills to be able to:
  • Keep meetings focused on stated objectives
  • Utilize action logs and assign actions

Demonstrate adequate knowledge and ability to access BP policies, procedures, and standards for:
  • Permitting requirements and control of work
  • Emergency response procedures
  • MOC requirements and process
  • Temporary equipment requirements.

Sufficient coordination and communication skills to be able to
  • Listen and communicate effectively (tactful, clear, and concise communication of knowledge, etc.)
  • Demonstrate clear and practical writing skills.

If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test(and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½" scalp, or > 2 cm/¾" body - arms & armpits/legs/chest)

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