Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Document Control, Facilities Management
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

JOB TITLE: Craft Workface Planner
DEPARTMENT: Project Controls
LOCATION: Omaha, Nebraska
Seeking experienced contracted Workface Planners for our OPPD project located in Omaha, Nebraska to assist the Craft Supervision team (General Foremen, Foremen and Superintendents) with craft work planning, earned value, quantity management, document management, procurement/material management, cost management and technical support. A successful Workface Planner interfaces well with the Craft Supervision team, Design Engineers, and other members of the project team. Specific task assignments include Drawing takeoffs, progress measurement and reporting, development of material requisitions, set up of 4D modeling program, review of cost codes, communication of design drawing and specification requirements and submittal of time sheets. The Workface Planner reports directly to the Workface Planning Lead and has overall responsibility for building and maintaining IWP s. The Workface Planner is expected to develop plans based upon the project schedule and their craft superintendent s execution strategy. The number of workface planners, for a project, are typically one to one with the number of superintendents assigned to a craft.
  • Perform constructability analysis on high level CWPs and develop electronic package.
  • Understand the Path of Construction and dissect CWPs into IWPs with input from Superintendent.
  • Track missing material/equipment for IWPs within 90 days of the plan.
  • Estimate resource requirements for each IWP and verify with the General Foreman.
  • Work with other Workface Planners from other disciplines to ensure that the execution sequence is logical and well-coordinated.
  • Verify quantity take-offs for each IWP and load into the project progressing database (if not using a software program that performs this task).
  • Identify constraints and mitigate or verify prior to scheduling the package for execution. (materials, scaffold, equipment, tools, etc.)
  • Issue Bill of Materials to Material Management for Trial Allocation and fulfilment of material for IWP s
  • Ensure correct drawing revisions are included in IWP s before issuance to the field for execution.
  • Develop, issue, and track IWP s.
  • Help troubleshoot field challenges to mitigate crew downtime.
  • Develop Requests for Information (RFIs) when appropriate.
  • Close out IWPs when complete and reassign tasks to other IWPs if required.
  • Capture construction progress in project quantity tracking system (Qtrax, SPC).
Technical Track (Level 1 Planner)
  • Journeyman tradesperson (or equivalent) for 3 years minimum.
  • Supervisory experience (1 year minimum)
  • AWP Training
  • Adequate computer skills (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe (.pdf), etc.)
Engineering Track (Level 1 Planner)
  • 3 years minimum field experience
  • Recommendation from employer (verified)
  • AWP Training
  • Adequate computer skills (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe (.pdf), etc.)
Subject Matter Expert Track (Level 1 Planner)
  • 5 years minimum field experience (resume w/ references)
  • Recommendation from employer (verified)
  • AWP Training
  • Adequate computer skills (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe (.pdf), etc.)
Minimum Education required (none, high school, AA, BA, etc.):
  • High School Diploma
  • 1-3 years of field experience in Construction Engineering
  • Experience with scheduling, report writing, data entry, filing and document management, fundamentals of E2.
  • Knowledge of Craft Progress-Qtrax, EB, SIMS, Oracle, scheduling software
Employee will be required to communicate in person, via telephone, email, video chat and software systems. Position will include visits to maintenance sites and industrial facilities requiring mobility (on ground and at heights) and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and work boots.

Employee will work in multiple environments including an office, warehouse and in a trailer or building on sites. On work sites noise levels will be moderate to high. Job site will contain: light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools, people standing, walking, sitting, signaling and talking, bells whistles and alarms. 
The above description covers the fundamental responsibilities of the Construction Engineering Rep (Workface Planner) position. It shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.

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.