Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Overview / Responsibilities

  • Determines with leadership key performance metrics in order to monitor schedule performance
  • Receives work order and checks for administrative completeness, Downloads into Primavera for TA
  • Sets net capacity for the crafts based on information about the area turnaround schedule and the related available labor (Dow and non-Dow)
  • Obtain approval of final schedule from operations, maintenance, capital and hard money stakeholders
  • Ties-in and schedule add-ons based on priority set by steering team.
  • Identify resource requirements for the scheduled jobs using the job plans, level resources using histograms and identifies resources leveraging opportunities.
  • Build plant clearing, commission, pre, post and do-work schedules
  • Integration of hard money / maintenance, capital and operations activities into one Primavera schedule.
  • Leads scheduling meetings (includes registering action item, forwarding minutes to team) and improvement efforts.
  • Schedule pre / post work resources
  • Update progress of pre work schedule
  • Build the schedule making the most effective and efficient use of available resource and issuing the schedule (permit list) to operations and coordinator.
  • Determines activity updates for the duration of the schedule - example % complete, hours complete or both
  • Determines update frequency
  • Initiates material movement for Add-On scheduled jobs
  • Monitors schedule performance to ensure pre-work finish milestones are met
  • Monitors manpower performance and needs to ensure pre-work finish milestones are met
  • Ensures Task Lists are updated and if not communicates the deficiencies to TAM for resolution.
  • Distributes crew lists and look ahead schedules to lead personnel
  • Troubleshoot potential delays, resource overloads and leveraging opportunities and report to TA management.
  • Look for sequence progressing and determines if the logic is still valid.
  • Assists in the update of the jobs from field supervision, to be included in the daily/shift schedules
  • Communicates scheduling status and critical path at meetings
  • Print and post daily reports. (Bar charts) if needed for plant personnel, updates web pages.
  • Monitors/reviews key performance measures off Primavera and Excel reports.
  • Reviews add-on jobs for duration and communicates to the steering team.
  • Understand and implement the Best Practice work breakdown structure per Dow's Global Scheduling OD
  • Understand and implement the Global Codes used for Dow
  • Develop schedule that matches the TA driver (Schedule or cost driven)
  • Understand the impact of TA calendars and associated values and impacts of each

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering qualifications - BE in Mechanical/ Chemical or Electrical enginnering
  • Min of 6 to 10 years, Working experience in the Oil & Gas/ Petrochemical/ Chemical plants
  • Experience in planning of construction projects during Shut down's/ Turn Arounds
  • Turnaround, Shutdown, Outage, and/or Project based knowledge of the following software and systems: Primavera P6. Excel, Word, and schedule related tools.
  • Can display analytical and critical thinking in a work environment.
  • Very comfortable with numbers
  • Experience with maintenance job planning and execution in a Petrochemical or Chemical plant environment.
  • Excellent communications skills (written, verbal and facilitation).
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Flex Work schedule
  • Able to work shift work during turnarounds.
  • Able to work with independently with minimal supervision with in an empowered team environment.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

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.