Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Gonzales, Louisiana, United States

  • Develop, analyze and optimize both unit and overall schedules using P6
  • Manage the planning and scheduling effort from work list development to post project review (includes work lists, Risk Based Work Selection, budgets, schedule duration, critical path management, monitoring milestone compliance, creating progress reports and incorporation of best practices and lessons learned)
  • Validate resource requirements for the total event, by unit / contractor
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of resource leveling and resource histograms
  • Identify and monitor all critical and sub-critical paths for the total event
  • Measure and analyze progress performance and forecasts, and identify productivity issues and resolutions
  • Validate turnaround / event duration based on schedule analysis, potential risks, and anticipated contingency for weather and other events
  • Generate event-level reports and assist with detail reporting (status, look-ahead, forecast)
  • 10+ years of preparing schedules and plans for refinery/plant operations
  • HS Diploma required, college degree preferred
  • Proficient in turnaround planning / scheduling and estimating principles and techniques.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Primavera P6, SAP, Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, MS Project Manager, MS PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Knowledge and use of procurement, accounting, contracting and QA/QC Procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in basic process unit processes and process equipment (pumps, vessels, heaters, exchangers, etc.)
  • Meeting facilitation abilities
  • Ability to mentor and train other planners and schedulers in the use of good planning and scheduling practices
  • Demonstrates strength in communication and interpersonal skills

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.