Maintenance Planner II

Midland , Texas, United States

Job Reference 1242734

Location Midland , Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Planning / Scheduling

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 7, 2024

Airswift is looking for a Maintenance Planner to work with a major client in Midland, TX on a 1-year assignment.  


  • To be responsible for the planning and scheduling of all Maintenance activities. 

  • Should have good understanding of safety, health, and environmental requirements (SHE), work selection criteria, work planning, norms estimating, procurement practices, business practices and controls.  

  • Contractor interface awareness, development of job packs, etc.  

  • Skilled in scheduling work tasks to ensure efficient resource utilization, excellent coordination between operations (equipment readiness / permitting), material availability, construction equipment support, and labor crew (skills) composition and assignment.  


  • Previous experience in a closely related position  

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering within an applicable discipline, appropriate certification(s) within discipline, or equivalent professional experience - preferred but not required.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely convey recommendations to management  

  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs 

  • Proficient in selected scheduling and planning software  

  • Demonstrates good leadership skills in Work Team meetings to remove barriers and steward action items and cost profile to work plan and cost estimates 

  • Demonstrates SAFETY is the top priority  

  • Participates in planning with Core/Work Teams  

  • Plans and schedules any Routine Maintenance work required  

  • Works with Planner in developing schedule, cost estimates and equipment planning for Routine work to be accomplished during the Turnaround window  

  • Able to plan complex jobs and develop resource plans with Scheduler, Execution lead, and Operations across all disciplines.  

  • Able to identify and monitor critical and sub-critical paths for major events.  

  • Able to apply advanced functions of Planning & Estimating Tools, as applicable to the position.  

  • Able to educate field execution personnel on look-ahead schedules and help ensure timely work progression.  

  • Able to provide input to maintenance work Contracting/Procurement strategy and steward to that plan.  

  • Able to resolve scheduling issues, including Negative Float, Out-of-sequence updates, resource overloads, scope change, progress validation, etc.  

  • Able to develop a complete job plan with materials, resources and timeline.  

  • Able to provide input into material of construction selection and management.  

  • Able to plan, estimate, track and schedule Field Order Changes (FCO’s).  

  • Able to apply planning logic, such as, lead, lag, critical path and milestones.  

  • Able to adequately assess work contingencies with schedule impact, lead coordination activity between teams should contingencies arise. 


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