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.
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.
How this role fits in with the rest of the industry.
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.
Basic entry requirements include (necessary)
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
Employers might also look for (desirable)
Strong IT skills
Strong communication skills
Typical starting salary may be in the region of
AED22,000 – AED30,000
Typical Salary once experienced
Senior Planning Engineer, Planning Team Leader, Project Manager