Senior Planning Engineer

Paris , France

Job Reference 1243486

Location Paris , France

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Project Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 20, 2024

Airswift is currently recruiting for a Senior Planning Engineer who will work in either Paris or Pau, France, for a global energy company that is now operating on a large LNG project in Oceania. 
This is a 12 months renewable contract starting as soon as possible.

You will perform the following activities: 
? CPF FEED Phase
2: o FEED studies with progress verification, gap analysis and Trends o Follow-up of EPSCC Schedules development o Call For Tender evaluation before FID o Follow-up of permitting activities associated with the CPF contracts execution requirements
? Contribute to the Papua LNG Overall Integrated Schedule.

The Service Holder will be responsible under Planning & Reporting Leader’s authority, for:
? Developing, maintaining all necessary procedures for Scheduling, Progress measurement to properly manage these activities during the CFT and subsequent execution phase.
? Developing and maintaining files for follow-up of quantities associated with scope of work and details as per work breakdown structure.
? Reviewing and commenting contractors’ procedures and schedules, scheduling, and progress control methodology, and to monitor contractors’ execution schedule, to check and approve contractors’ progress measurement and progress reports.
? Supervising, controlling, and coordinating the activities related to Work Packages scheduling and planning and progress measurement; this includes active participation to the development of the project integrated project schedule supervision of scheduling and progress measurement activities during the Execution phase.
? Developing and maintaining schedules at Project level, with analysis of critical path and potential clashes and proposal of remedial actions/solutions.
? Ensuring availability (always) of an updated and accurate scheduling and progress measurement documentation. The Service holder shall also observe and impose strict confidentiality during the tendering phase and as a general manner all along the course of the Project.

The Service holder shall be accountable for the following:
? To adopt & demonstrate an exemplary behavior regarding HSSE requirements. ? To provide a strong HSSE leadership and to define and ensure the effective implementation of the Project HSSE policy and commitment, by providing all necessary resources
? To adopt and demonstrate an exemplary behavior regarding the Company Ethics and “Code of Conduct” policy and to promote and enforce the Corporate Anti-Corruption Program within the project team

The Papua LNG Project is a key project as it is the first major petroleum investment in Papua New Guinea, it is a combined onshore and offshore development project comprising:
? Well pads and the upstream gathering network including flowlines and two parallel multiphase trunklines
? Upstream Central Processing Facility (CPF), approximately 30 kms from the field
? Early works and Infrastructures
? Main onshore and offshore export system consisting of a single-phase gas pipeline and a condensate pipeline
? Integration in existing liquefaction plant located 325 km from the CPF in the vicinity of Port-Moresby Production Data: 875 MMSCFD of exported gas + 10kBPD of condensates

The main technical challenges are:
1. The upstream facilities and the pipeline export are located in a remote, dense and rainy tropical environment.
2. Infrastructures (road, quay, air-strip, base and camps) and river navigability shall be operational early during the project execution.
3. Ensure compliance of CPF design with Highest HSE Standards, Local requirements and IFC Standards.
4. Minimization of facilities footprint and of greenhouse gas emissions.
5. High seismicity area potentially impacting the design of the facilities.

The ‘’PNG environment’’ challenges are:
1. Papua LNG project will be spread along the Gulf of Papua. The area is highly environmentally sensitive with widespread biodiversity wilderness areas and coral reefs.
2. PNG is a young developing country with limited industrial sectors, skills shortages and high level of unemployment.
3. Train and employ PNG technical workforce to comply with the national regulation and the mobilization of National workforce in future construction teams.
4. Manage the risk related to the Project acceptability in an area which is culturally and linguistically diverse characterized by limited experience in Oil and Gas development projects.
5. Empowerment of Landowner companies established by people from the project area of influence in order to ensure in country sourcing activities.
6. Ensure a consistent National Content strategy between upstream and LNG plant extension.
7. Anticipated significant increase of the subsidiary activities and staff during the project execution.
8. Time and cost to obtain key project permits may be significant due to limited references of oil and gas development projects in PNG. The Papua LNG Project will be developed with the objectives to maximize economical results by optimizing the reserves, the schedule and/or reducing the costs, while maintaining the technical quality of the installations, with high H3SE requirements and focus. The PNG content of the work will also be a key factor to its success

? Start date: June 2024
? End date: Aug 2025
? Location: Paris or Pau, France (at candidates convenience)
? Status: Resident

? Qualification: Engineer, or equivalent - Perfect knowledge of PRIMAVERA & Excel requested as well.
? Languages: English mandatory, French a plus.
? Professional Experience: 10-20 years in Oil and Gas projects, 5-10 years at same or equivalent position with managerial responsibilities.

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