Rome, Italy

Job Reference 1236579

Location Rome, Italy

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Planning / Scheduling

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 11, 2024

Airswift is seeking a Scheduler to work on a 12 months renewable assignment in Roma, Italy on the YASREF+ project.

•           Project phase: Accelerated PreFEED
•           Position Start: ASAP
•           Contract Duration/End: 31 December 2025
•           Project Location: Roma RM, Italy


YASREF+ is a vast world-scale petrochemical complex integrated with the YASREF refinery in Yanbu on the country's west coast. YASREF+ is being developed and will be operated by the YASREF joint venture owned by Saudi Aramco (62.5%) and Sinopec (37.5%). The YASREF+ program involves the construction of: A mixed feed cracker capable of processing different grades of low-cost feedstocks and producing 1.8 million tons of ethylene per year; two polyethylene lines, each with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year; and Units for extracting butadiene and aromatics, and producing high value-added derivatives.


Job Purpose
Carry out Planning and Scheduling functions in accordance with Saudi Aramco standards. Job responsibilities are related to the execution of major capital projects in support of the Company’s Capital Program. Included are analysis and evaluation of proposed project execution, resource requirements and potential impacts at the project and program levels.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Set up project control system including planning, scheduling and monitoring.
  • Plan and provide work direction as required for the preparation of planning and scheduling control systems and other practices to give Engineering and Construction supervisors means to evaluate and improve the efficiency of their project execution.
  • Provide staff guidance to Engineering and Construction supervisors in one or more areas of planning and scheduling expertise by analyzing and evaluating all pertinent data.
  • Revise and approve of the Project Baseline Schedule and the Progress Measurement System. 
  • Analyze major capital projects to plan the most effective execution sequence in light of experience and current industry practices.
  • Discuss, coordinate and resolve long term and short term planning and scheduling problems with personnel throughout the Company and with contractor organizations. Act as a technical consultant when required.
  • Assist in the technical evaluation of contracts relative to their expertise in planning and scheduling and analyze in detail performance reports.
  • Evaluate the planning and scheduling information collected from Project Management Teams or contractors and advise management of exceptions to the plan and potential corrective action and/or impact to the project.
  • Provide staff assistance in the preparation and maintenance of the Master Scheduling System in support of the capital program planning effort and/or other planning and scheduling reports, procedures and services.
  • Review and evaluate the effectiveness and appropriateness of planning and scheduling information collected from project teams or contractors and advise of significant exceptions to proposed and approved conditions and recommend corrective actions.
  • Collect lessons learned during the execution of the project in order for it to be reported in the project closure report.
Educational & Technical Requirements:
•    Engineering Degree 
•    10-15 years of experience in Oil and Gas industry petrochemical project
•    Knowledge of Primavera Software
•    Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills
•    Good knowledge of English, both written and verbal
•    Strong analytical skills


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