Lead Planner

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Houston, Texas, USA

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Job description

Our client, one of the largest engineering and construction firms, is seeking someone for a Lead Planner position to work within their facilities located in Houston, TX.

Job Overview

This professional will be assigned to one of the following: FEED phase of a project with up to an estimated 200K Manhours; Home Office Engineering and Procurement of an EPC project estimated TIC of up to $1 Billion; Development of an EPC Detailed Schedule for an LNG, Petrochem, or Refinery project.

Job Responsibilities

  • Carry out the Interactive Planning sessions
  • Interface with all Disciplines, Operation Centers, and Joint Venture Partners, as needed to establish the relationship of the work processes to be represented in the project Schedule
  • Coordinate the implementation of the Project Progress system.
  • Perform bi-monthly schedule and progress measurement updates
  • Provide analysis of status updates including the identification of current critical path, significant progress deviations, and realistic forecast of major completion milestones
  • Will report to the assigned Project Controls Manager or Project Manager
  • Responsible for implementation of all applicable procedures and work instructions from the Planning & Scheduling Dept, including TechnipFMC proprietary Scheduling Trend Tool.
  • Supervise 1 or 2 other support Schedulers


  • Minimum 10 years Project Controls experience with a balance of home and field assignments
  • Minimum 6 years Planning and Scheduling experience
  • Minimum 8 years' experience on refinery and\or petrochemical projects
  • LNG experience a plus
  • Career should have a balance of Home Office Engineering & Procurement, as well as Field Construction site experience (minimum 40% of each).
  • Experienced in both FEED and EPC project phases is required
  • Advanced capabilities in the use of Primavera Project Planner (P6)
  • Knowable in the use of Earn Value Management systems
  • Experienced with TechnipFMC Janus a plus
  • Engineering BS Degree - preferred