Site Planning Engineer

NA, Angola

Job Reference 1238823

Location NA, Angola

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Planning / Scheduling

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 21, 2024

Site Planning Engineer

Location: Luanda, Angola.

Language: Fluent in English.

Work Scheme: Rotational - 28 days on (Offshore) 28 days off.

Duration of Contract: 9 Months.

Key Words: FPSO, Planning, Engineering Planning, Offshore, Primavera, HSE, Rotation.

Airswift is looking for a Site Planning Engineer to work with one of our customers in Luanda, Angola.

  • Formal Education (Diplomas): Engineering graduate or equivalent work experience.
  • Professional experience (in years): 5 years’ experience in Oil and Gas Operations (construction and operation).
  • Previous experience in planning and knowledge of PRIMAVERA. Knowledge of offshore activities.
  • Excellent knowledge of scheduling tools (Primavera Project Management, Microsoft Project and other office computing tools).
  • Autonomous and able to operate in a highly transverse situation. Rigorous approach to problem solving.
  • Collaborative working relationships with onshore and inside offshore team.

  • Objective of the position is to optimize FPSO short term (2 WLA) operational planning taking into account constraints (POB, clashes, logistics means, multi trades activities…) in order to identify/take advantage of all cost and time saving opportunities.
  • Daily coordination with all entities offshore / onshore.
  • Accountable for ensuring FPSO plannings (2WLA, rotations planning) are updated on a permanent basis with accurate information, and with clashes identified and resolved, in order to optimize resources utilization (material or human).

  • To promote safety culture within the project and within her/his activities. Lead by exemplarity to have the team members and colleagues adhering and contributing. To adopt & demonstrate an exemplary behaviour with regardsto HSEQ rules and requirements. To participate and to promote Safety and Quality culture program (FOCUS). To ensure safe workplaces.
  • To ensure that safe and ethic working practices are carried out within the activities that she/he is managing or interfacing with. To guarantee the compliance on his/her activities.
  • To ensure that state of the art, TEEPA referential and local rules/laws are complied with and captured in all contractual requirements.
  • To manage the interfaces during project execution to remain within the agreed schedule for the completion of the statement of requirement
  • To establish and manage her/his activities motivating her/his counterparts and to work diligently to meet the targets of the Projects.
  • To organize and/or attend technical interface meetings as necessary.
  • Ensure the planning database is always updated
  • In charge of 2 WLA planning meeting organization, and animation on site
  • Gather all schedules from all entities on board FPSO (project, construction, maintenance, production, inspection, HSE, marine) check information accuracy, their update and input them into the Integrated planning tool.
  • Cross check inputs and ensure accuracy of information with the 5WLA planning of Smart Room planner.
  • Attend the 5-week coordination meeting with DB17/GSR, DT/FCP, DB17/FO, DT/EPT and provide accurate information and support on the resolution of clashes.
  • Ensure the activities from 5WLA planning entering into the 2 WLA planning (frozen period) are meeting all the requirements (JRA and RLO done, Material available…)..
  • Identify clashes / optimizations which may occur and solve them with the Entities related by proposing corrective actions, if possible, for all identified clashes / optimizations.
  • Put in place and follow closely a rotation planning of all permanent team members onboard the FPSO (rotation planning).
  • Daily follow-up of the POB head count on board the FPSO and/or additional accommodation facilities (e.g. flotel), liaising with all relevant entities both offshore (construction, maintenance, marine, production ...) and onshore services support in Luanda.
  • Contribute to the update of planning during Campaigns to allow visibility of work and scheduled end date.
  • Attend to the daily site meetings
  • Adapt to changes in work practices and job activities.
  • Seek out learning opportunities and transfer new skills and knowledge to the job.
  • Check and validate with logistician list of incoming / outgoing personnel. Ensure the proper management of the crew-changes planning.
  • Maintain good relationships with other stakeholders. Work in coordination within DB17 and with DT Entities (Drilling, Logistics and EPT).

The next steps 
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes,’ but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance then please contact our recruitment partner Pedro Calcagno at

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