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Senior Planning Engineer

Oil & Gas
Job Type:


Senior Planning Engineer



IR35: Inside


Our Client has a requirement for a Senior Planning Engineer, who will be required to work on a contract basis in Hersham


Job Purpose:

Understanding of the project schedule, the schedule basis and the work process to be followed for plan creation. Working with Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers and Lead Engineers to proactively develop and status the schedule.


Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • Collection of information / production of monthly Status Reports for Project Managers.
  • Production of progress, productivity curves, histograms and earned value reporting.
  • Conduct schedule integrity checks and schedule risk analysis.
  • Production / issue of formal reports (with input from Projects).
  • Preparing ad hoc progress reports to facilitate effective controls within Engineering.
  • Provide statistical data for management reviews.
  • Regular project team reviews, Public Planning Meeting and Last Planner Meetings.
  • Initiate day-to-day discussions with all groups involved in a project to assess the change / schedule implication of ongoing work.
  • Schedule reduction exercises to provide ballpark schedule views for alternatives.
  • Assist project team in development of action plans to avoid / minimise cost / schedule overruns.
  • Attend Lead Engineer’s Meetings.


Essential Skills / Qualifications / Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years major project planning engineering experience in an EPC head office environment, preferably in oil and gas industry.
  • Detailed knowledge of the project scope report and the execution strategy, including client reporting requirements to support project management. 
  • Experienced user of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrated technical competency in the field of project planning.
  • Very good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrable interpersonal, teambuilding skills.
  • Working knowledge of all relevant engineering & construction codes and standards.
  • Experience with SAP an advantage.
  • Experience with Deltek Acumen fuse is very welcome.


At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Senior Planning Engineer’s looking for new employment.

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