Lead Planning Engineer

Posted 10 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameRob Wilson

Job description

Lead Planning Engineer

Surrey, UK - Hybrid

Great opportunity to work for a global Energy consultancy / EPC Company who are active within the Energy industry and have a big focus on new energies / low carbon projects and the energy transition. They have had a positive start to 2023 with some strategic project wins across the globe adding a total of over US$550 million to the company's backlog of projects.

The Role:
* Manages and leads all activities related to project planning and accountable for managing the overall Master Control Schedule, collation and reporting of progress against this Control Schedule.
* Ensures planning and progress measurement procedures for contractors and vendors conform to Project requirements and are effectively applied.
* Provide leadership to planning engineers, schedulers and cost engineers to plan, monitor, and control the execution of the project within the time and budget parameters, optimising resource utilisation.
* Prepare and maintain client and management progress curves and look ahead reports for the project in line with the required reporting levels and requirements of the contract.
* Ensure timely project reporting to an appropriate level of detail which gives early warning of adverse performance trends.

Required Experience:
* Degree in Engineering or equivalent relevant qualification.
* Recent experience of leading planning delivery on greenfield and brownfield projects.
* Understands the project deliverables, milestones and required tasks and targets through the project progress measurement system.
* Recent FEED, EPC / EPCm experience in the oil & gas sector in a similar role.
* Capable of using initiative, knowledge and experience to recognise, highlight and address opportunities and threats as and when they emerge.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.