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Planning Engineer
14 March 2018

Im recruiting for a Planning Engineer to be based in Aberdeen on a long term contract.

Job Spec:

Assist in development of the program integrated schedule consistent with the Major Projects common process, Small Projects common process and published local common processes

Provide quality assurance of detailed schedules covering activities through to the start of operations

Provide quality assurance & support for planning activities of the contractors chosen to execute the program of work

Ensure that schedule learning from complementary work in other Business Units and external companies is appropriately utilized

Assist in developing the schedule process, system and procedures to support the program

Assess contractors and vendors schedule submittals for conformance with requirements

Provide assurance that the contractors schedule systems interface and progress measurement is effectively implemented and consistently applied

Promote collaborative information sharing with team members and contractors.


Solid broad-based experience in both define and execute phase planning and scheduling on projects

A clear track record of delivery and a willingness and ability to work with all disciplines

Well developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain relationships with colleagues and contractors

Good communications skills

Well developed support / knowledge management networks; - Understanding of current schedule best practices and demonstrated ability with Primavera P5 / P6

Heavy industrial planning / scheduling / project controls experience or, equivalent

Excellent teamwork skills, including the ability to work with various sub-teams to resolve issues and reach decisions that are in the best interest of the program

Experience working with engineering and construction contractors

Experience crafting top-down, full Engineering-Procurement-Construction logic driven networked schedules.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com