Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an experienced Planner / Scheduler with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry. For the successful candidate, this position offers the opportunity to join an industry leader, while working with the industry's best and brightest performers.

We're caring. We're courageous. We're committed. We're Wood.

Responsibilities include:

• Develop and maintain planning control structures are developed and maintained in alignment with approved project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
• Develop and maintain baseline project plans and schedules using appropriate scheduling software
• Monitor and control planning activities through all phases of project lifecycle
• Liaise with engineering, procurement and construction functions, and others as required, including third parties, to maintain awareness of project activities, their status, and their impact on the project schedule and manpower requirements
• Prepare and provide copies of project plans and schedules in accordance with project reporting requirements
• Prepare and provide copies of project progress and performance status reports in accordance with project reporting requirements
• Produce and issue updates to project plans and schedules
• Produce and issue updates to project manpower requirements
• Assess and communicate schedule impact of change notifications
• Monitor overall project progress status, achievement of major milestones, and evaluate project performance in relation to planned performance
• Attend internal project progress and performance status meetings as required
• Liaise with cost discipline to ensure accurate and timely control and forecasting of man-hour budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests are properly assessed and included in the schedules
• Participate in schedule risk analysis as required

#Join Team Wood

Skills / Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree in a relevant technical or business discipline with a minimum of 4 years relevant planning/scheduling experience.

Knowledge, skills, and experience

• Proficient knowledge of Primavera and other scheduling software and related tools and techniques including Logic and CPM analysis, resource loading and levelling
• Proficient knowledge of Project Execution Procedures for Scheduling
• Proficient understanding of WBS & CBS structures and project reporting capabilities

• Proficient knowledge of MS Excel
• Ability to develop project schedules and plans
• Ability to prepare resource loading, progress and staffing plans
• Proficient understanding of earned value application, cost and schedule variance analyses/trending and what-if scenarios
• Detailed understanding of project management principles and techniques
• Good understanding of Cost Management, Change Control, Planning & Risk Analysis & Management

• Ability to apply analytical and statistical evaluation to planning and scheduling
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast paced environment
• Strong communication skills both written and oral
• Uses initiative, experience and a proactive approach to problem solving
• Ability to guide & mentor others
• Demonstrates effective organization & project planning skills

• Ability to work a hybrid work schedule

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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 and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.