Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Senior Planning Engineer in Reading on an Permanent basis. This is a challenging and diverse role where you will have the opportunity to help provide a complete planning service to the project management team on a complex project with a global reach.
The ideal candidate will have prior experience in one or more of upstream oil and gas, midstream, LNG, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals and power industries.
  • Review and understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the project including scope of services, project execution plan, proposal/project schedule (including manpower projection plan), conditions of contract
  • Work within the standard planning/scheduling procedures. Ensure that these procedures fulfil client requirements and develop additional project specific procedures where necessary
  • Prepare activity plans to accomplish all work required by the procedures and to ensure that sufficient planning resources are provided
  • Liaise with Client Project Control personnel as necessary
  • Timely preparation and issue of:-
    • Overall Project Schedule Level 1
    • Project Schedule Level 2
    • Project Network Level 3
    • Schedule Basis Memorandum (SBM)
    • Manpower Projection Plan
    • Critical Equipment Lists/Schedules
    • Progress 'S' Curves and tabulations
    • Manhour/Manpower histograms
    • Short-term look ahead schedules
    • Monthly progress report including narrative
  • Ensure that all involved parties participate in preparation of items described above and that they agree to their respective elements and approve documents where necessary
  • Produce current physical progress reports and final job statistics
  • Prepare and issue project action reports to Project Manager/Project Control Manager
  • Maintain accurate schedule and control curves in an updated condition
  • Analyse schedule trends and produce regular forecasts of schedule performance and issues for project review
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of relevant systems operated by other departments


Skills / Qualifications

  • Relevant degree/Chartered Engineer or appropriate experience
  • A proven track record in petrochemical or similar industries
  • Experience of FEED and EPC projects, including revamp projects
  • Knowledge of PRIMAVERA software packages
  • Expert with Primavera P6 and spreadsheets, with database capability


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. 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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.