Scheduler Engineer




Admin Area

Unconventional Resources

Business Line


Position Description

We are seeking an experienced Scheduler Engineer to join our Unconventional Resources Engineering & Project Management Department (URE&PMD).

URE&PMD is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program for Unconventional Resources within company, in addition to providing engineering support and project management.

The scope of the capital program requires companywide planning in the form of the master scheduling system, planning and scheduling standards and procedures involving interfaces with all areas of our company, to verify and fulfil facilities requirements. The program covers current field development in three different parts of Saudi Arabia.

Your primary role is to provide a complete planning service to the URE&PMD team, demonstrating expertise in managing large, complex projects with a global reach.

Minimum Requirements

You will have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

You will have a minimum of 12 years' experience with a strong preference for 15 years' plus working experience in a similar role in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Experience of FEED and EPC projects, including revamp projects, is essential.
You must be a proficient user of Primavera P6 and spreadsheets, with database capability.
You should a proven track record in engineering and construction of refinery, oil and gas, petrochemical, or similar facilities.
You should be knowledgeable in system aspects of planning/risk software.
You will have prior experience in upstream oil and gas, midstream, LNG, refining, and petrochemicals industries.

Duties & Responsibilities

Plan and provide work direction as required for the preparation of planning and scheduling control systems and other practices, to give engineering, procurement, and construction supervisors means to evaluate and improve the efficiency of their project execution.
Prepare pre-commissioning/commissioning schedule, sequence, and priority systems/sub-systems as per process requirements and construction status.
Prepare and update relevant project controls sections of the project execution plan, work breakdown structure, cost breakdown structure, progress measurement procedure, budget, contracts, claims, change orders, and reporting procedure.
Maintain budget tracking tools and forecast project completion cost and time, including earned-value analysis..
Participate in meetings (i.e., program review meetings, progress meetings, coordination meetings, constructability review meetings, etc.) and manage all communications regarding project planning activities.
Provide efficient and accurate feedback for all processes to PMC Team.
Review and comment on contractor's program (contractor's baseline, look ahead update, any revised schedule), contractor manpower forecasts, as well as contractor submitted reports.
Provide program impact analysis and variance analysis.
Provide critical path analysis and address critical issues of the project.
Follow-up the equipment/materials delivery, as well as engineering work packages issuance.
Evaluate the resource plan and progress measurement system established by EPC contractors, and participate in progress and monthly invoice evaluation exercise.
Participate in the change management process and trends analysis. Also highlight potential problems with recommendations for remedial action, and ensure changes have been incorporated in the project plan/schedule.
Develop detailed engineering schedules in conjunction with lead discipline engineers.
Develop engineering progress measurement systems, and report progress and productivity.
Co-ordination of schedule interfaces between licensors' and subcontractors' activities.
Provide regular forecasting of the project schedule, including key milestones.
Lead regular schedule review meetings with the project team.

Petroplan Today - Our Vision & Mission

Our core aim now, and since 1976, has been, and is, to provide exceptional talent solutions to the energy industry. This means delivering the right solutions to our business partners

  • through specialist knowledge and tenacity,
  • By creating strong business partnerships with our clients, contractors, candidates and suppliers, so that we can really understand their needs and truly assist,
  • Through our dedicated expertise, focused only on the Energy sector
  • By staying at the centre of the worldwide community for all those, we do business with.

Bringing over 44 years' experience, providing experts and professionals into roles across the energy sector from Engineering, Exploration and Production, O&M projects to Corporate & Commercial, over 55 countries, 550 clients and 65 disciplines, our experience, specialist industry and technical knowledge makes our team true experts.

Remaining niche to the Oil and Gas and, latterly, Renewables sectors, we can provide in-depth workforce solutions, via delivery from our global sector teams focused on Oil and Gas, Technology, Renewable Energy, Commercial and Executive/C-suite. To this end, we believe we can offer the full breadth of bespoke solutions and services based on all our clients' needs.


Yuliya Stoyko
Yuliya Stoyko
Recruitment Consultant