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

Overview / Responsibilities

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.

Wood has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Planning Engineer to join our growing Process & Energy Team. You will support within our Stockton team where we recognise the value of hybrid working, on a full time permanent basis.

The Role

As a Senior Planner, you will be responsible for the preparation, reviewing and reporting of accurate project schedules and plans throughout their lifecycle on large scale EPCm projects within various Onshore industries including Oil & Energy, Petrochemical, Life Sciences and others.

What we can offer
  • Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across renewables and emerging energy sectors
  • Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
  • Competitive salary with regular salary reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market
  • Flexible benefits package; inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own
  • Commitment to continued professional development; development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests
  • Global connections; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

Work scope
  • Understanding the scope of the project and contract deliverables.
  • Collection of data required to prepare detailed schedules using data gathered from the Wood Imperium systems.
  • Create & manage detailed project schedule from detailed design through to construction & close-out phases of the project.
  • Development of Level 4 Schedules to support the basis behind Implementation work-packs for the project.
  • Raising of activities and coding structure in the selected planning software.
  • Interfacing of planning information between Wood and the Clients team.
  • Liaise with Operations, third party contractors and Vendors to develop a holistic construction schedule to support implementation activities
  • Liaison with engineering/site teams and feedback of planning/progress information on a weekly basis.
  • Analysis of schedule data and communication of results to relevant parties.
  • Presenting the schedule of work to others on the project and to job responsible engineers (JRS's).
  • Producing visual aids to help explain the schedule of work, including bar charts, network diagrams and histograms.
  • Making sure the achieved progress on the project fits the progress anticipated in the schedule.
  • Keeping in contact with the Lead Planning Engineer and client focal point.
  • Manage dependencies, highlight critical paths, slippages & floats within projects
  • Facilitate scheduling meetings with Project Managers & Engineers to discuss the progress of the project & address any issues that arise .
  • Ensuring that all the separate elements of the project fit together and are working towards a common aim Identifying the best series of events in the correct order for the project to finish on time and on budget.
  • Carry out all works in compliance with Wood Corporate and Project specific procedures.
  • Attendance at relevant progress and planning meetings.
  • Travel as required between the project offices and sites.
  • Adherence to Wood's company and project health, safety, environmental, quality and ethics, systems, policies and procedures.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience of EPC contracts and Engineering, Fabrication and construction
  • Demonstrated experience in planning within an Oil & Gas environment
  • Knowledgeable in commercial requirements and practices
  • Good Understanding of UK context and good practices

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.