Planning Engineer

Usually situated within an engineering/maintenance team, develops activity plans for projects or operations and monitors plans on an on-going basis to ensure activity schedules/project plans are being adhered to.

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  • Collects data necessary to compile long and short term activity plans.
  • Produces plans using specialist planning software/systems.
  • Identifies/highlights planning clashes or interfaces and works with the team to resolve issues.
  • Ensures plans are updated/issued on a regular basis.
  • Analyses and summarises activities and produces reports on progress.
  • Attends planning, engineering and operations meetings.
  • Reviews outstanding jobs/work scopes.
  • Liaises with engineering/operations personnel to ensure availability of materials and vendors to meet plan dates.
  • May be required to visit offshore.

The planning and execution of onshore and offshore work activities or projects is an essential part of ensuring that construction and production schedules are met and that work activity are planned in a cost-effective and efficient way.

  • Minimum HNC or equivalent in suitable discipline or relevant experience
  • Experience in a planning role, preferably within the oil and gas industry
  • Familiar with specialist/industry planning software and systems
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • £22,000 – £30,000
  • £50,000 upwards

Senior Planning Engineer, Planning Team Leader, Project Manager