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Lead Planner Engineer

Vacancy number • TR-232953

Lead Planner Engineer

  • Houston (Galleria)
  • Closes 19 June
  • 40 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Planning & Control
  • Location: Houston (Galleria)

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Closing date: Wednesday, 19 June 2024

About this role

Contact: Stephanie Jones

Job Title: Lead Planning Engineer

Location: Houston Galleria

Schedule: 9/80 in office


Our Houston office requires a Lead Planning Engineer to support major capital development projects in the offshore subsea oil & gas sector. Candidates must have a minimum of 20 years of relevant industry experience and in-depth knowledge of project planning from an owner/operator perspective.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project planning and scheduling activities

  • Consolidated planning reports

  • Adherence to company procedures and contractor coordination plans and maintain the project master control schedule, including: of work breakdown structure

  • Schedule and progress measurement system

  • Milestones and interface milestones

  • Contingency management process

  • Schedule trends and implement corrective/preventative actions for on-time project delivery

Specific Duties

  • Overall project schedule, manage baseline, and forecast first production and track the critical path

  • Project-wide progress measurement and reporting system, including: progress curves levels weightings and rules of credit schedules for "Facility Mechanical Completion to Systems to Handover" and contractor interfaces with Completions Management System

  • Offshore scope, including Subsea Installation Vessel Call-Down Window notifications

  • D&C planning interface, including rig schedule and permits

  • D&C / Installation Vessel SIMOPs

  • Contractor bids and provide planning input

  • Contractor schedule compliance with project coordination procedures

  • Schedule-related Change Management analysis and review MOCs (Management of Change)

  • Weekly and monthly reporting, including: analysis, and presentation of project status for internal project leader reviews

  • RADA system inputs and analysis

  • Partner reporting

  • Risk modelling with Safran Risk software: cost and schedule risk analysis models

  • Risk identification workshops

  • Model results and produce reports and variance analyses



  • 20 years of relevant industry experience

  • knowledge of offshore subsea oil & gas planning from an owner/operator perspective

  • should demonstrate a strong capability in managing complex project schedules and ensuring effective coordination among various project stakeholders.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Stephanie Jones quoting publication number: TR-232953

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