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Planning & Scheduling Engineer

  • Job reference: 927824
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 20/09/2019


The Planning and Scheduling Engineer (PE) is responsible for the Project Schedule and all aspects of the Progress Measurement System.

This includes day-to-day activities for the development, maintaining, monitoring, controlling and integrating of the overall Project schedule including putting in place the progress measurement system, verification and reporting.

The PE reviews Contractor Schedules for usefulness, logic, level of detail, input sources, timing, lines of communication, and interfaces with other project elements and consistency with Current Control Estimate, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), and the Project Plan.

The PE also establishes the schedule requirements and frequencies of issue for all of the contractor schedule deliverables.

The PE strives for timely detection of trends and specifically deviations from the plan.


* Maintain regular contact with project teams and with the Functional Organization

* Maintain close liaison with planning engineers in the project teams

* Provide direction and feedback to Project planning and control engineers on schedule aspects of the project

* Drives and promotes capital efficiency in Project Services and on stewarded projects


* Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management

* Strong Primavera skill set with onshore project experience

* 10-15 years of project controls experience focused on planning and schedule control

* Technical discipline certifications commensurate with work experience

* Willing to work overseas in a team environment

* Willing to relocate to required project site

* Strong Influencing, Consulting, Mentoring, Analytical, and Computing skills

* Adaptability to changing priorities

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills

* Ability to multitask and respond quickly to urgent analysis requests

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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.