Maintenance Planner


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Kuwait

What is required?

  • hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 1 October 2022

About this role: Maintenance Planner

Our Client, one of the largest Petrochemical Company in Kuwait is currently recruiting for Maintenance Planner based in Kuwait. Candidate should be available in Kuwait on transferable visa and can join immediately will be given preference.


The Maintenance Field Planner is a person experienced in Maintenance who has the skills and knowledge to create a job package from the work order scope. The package contains all information about required labor material and services to ensure safe, effective and efficient execution of the work;


  • Uses “quality feedback” from the Person Doing Work to optimize the archived plans;
  • Reviews work orders for technical completeness and returns work orders to PAC/gatekeeper if not complete;
  • Uses, where possible, an archived plan or a template for basis of actual plan;
  • Carry out field check when needed;
  • Prepare job package and input plan into SAP indicating the required resources, materials, and services;
  • When materials availability has been confirmed, store job in active backlog;
  • Identify task activities necessary to execute job plan;
  • Identify materials/tools/equipment required to perform tasks;
  • Identify/solicit safety information and requirements necessary to safely perform tasks;
  • Record tasks/information within the work order;
  • Notify other crafts of their requirement to provide input to job plan (verbal, communication sub);
  • Archive repetitive job plans;
  • Consider constructability and maintainability when developing plans;
  • Consider material costs when selecting materials from specifications;
  • Utilizes the Most Effective Technology where applicable.


Minimum Qualification & Experience Required:

  • Technical Diploma with minimum 10 years of experience in Maintenance Environment (Electrical, Instrumentation or Mechanical);


  • Visualizing basic process equipment;
  • Computer skills in M.S. Office;
  • Proficiency in IVPP to retrieve data;
  • Develop a Job Package;
  • Develop/manage archived plans and templates;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in use in Company DMS to find all relevant information like procedures, specifications etc.;
  • Recognize safety needs;
  • Recognize deviations from Most Effective Technology and recommend improvements;

Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of Planning techniques, including critical path planning;
  • Excellent SAP Knowledge (Planning, PM Module and Materials Module);
  • Understanding (potential) safety aspects affecting the planned job;
  • Knowledge of all maintenance disciplines;
  • Able to identify resources (Manpower, Material, Equipment, Tools and Contractors Services ) required per Job;
  • Has a basic understanding of the Unit(s) served by the MFT;
  • Cost estimating knowledge;
  • Utilization of archived plans and templates;
  • Basic knowledge of Piping spec’s and IVPP (Engineering Spec’s);
  • Basic knowledge of Outsourcing (Contracting methodology & Procurement methodology);
  • Understanding maintenance Reporting Business Rules;
  • Understanding of Planning constraints;
  • Knowledge and understanding EH&S and Maintenance procedures involved in a planned job.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wasim Hassan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Wasim Hassan
Brunel Energy Kuwait

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