at NES Fircroft
Location Middletown, Pennsylvania
Date Posted September 21, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


Good Day!

The NES Chicago office is excited to announce a brand new job opportunity with a major oil & gas organization out of their facility in Middletown, PA for a Planner/Scheduler. This would be a long term contract opportunity supporting the planning/scheduling of several major capital construction projects over the next few years. Additional job details can be found below. Please apply today if you think this is the right opportunity for you or anyone you know!

Planner/Scheduler III

Job Overview:
The primary focus of the Project Scheduler is to develop, detail, expand and maintain project schedules for one or more projects managed by the department. The planning and schedule development will be done in conjunction with other stakeholders within the project teams.

Adhering to enterprise scheduling standards for development and implementation of schedules, ensures standards are current, e.g., Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Updating, revising, and detailing for schedules as projects progress through development and execution stages, e.g., updating the schedules based on earned-value data from the Field Construction Analysts and other sources of construction tracking and reporting information
Assist with interpreting performance of scheduled activities and communicating issues to the Project Manager, e.g., analyzing the impacts that schedule updates will have on baseline plans, ensuring resource requirements for schedules are incorporated at planning stages and continuously developed through the project lifecycle,
Developing and managing schedule performance indicators
Providing technical advice related to scheduling/planning/logistics. Developing detailed what-if schedules as requested to communicate options to the project team, identifying critical path elements and associated logic driven options, etc.
Representing the department by providing advice and coordination of internal projects and associated external activities, e.g., customers, partners, consultants, etc.
Providing technical and business advice on the preparation and disposition of documents required for project completion, e.g., providing reports, schedules, updates and input as required regarding scheduling and planning for the projects
Interface with the various stakeholders on the project team and other key stakeholders to receive the information required for accurate and timely critical-path management of the project schedules.

Impact of this role is typically confined to the immediate work unit or project, will interact with external stakeholders as needed under the guidance of a senior level employee.
Recommendations reviewed for accuracy
Provides guidance to junior and intermediate planners/schedulers

Working Conditions:
Office environment
Overnight business or construction field trips may be required
Expectation to produce required reports and cost data in a timely manner
Occasional travel to field worksite locations. May require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Technical college diploma or university degree in a related field
5-7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Aptitude and communications skills related to acting independently as a senior logistics/scheduling professional
Ability to effectively manage and prioritize workload in a fast paced and dynamic environment and resolve issues in a timely manner
Possess an aptitude for successfully building relationships with project staff, internal and external stakeholders.
Expert level knowledge of Primavera P6
Experience with oil and gas construction projects

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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