Sr. Planner/Scheduler

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1243253

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Planning / Scheduling

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 14, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Senior Planner/Scheduler – Houston, TX


Our client is seeking a Senior Planner/Scheduler to work within their facilities located in Houston, TX, for an initial one-year assignment.

The Sr. Planner/Scheduler is primarily responsible for developing, managing, and monitoring project schedules to support management teams throughout the project development phases and support engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning during the EPC contract execution phase. The Sr. Planner/Scheduler is also responsible to conduct forensic evaluation and risk schedule analyses; and submit recommendations and resolutions to the project team.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop project schedule during the development phase, perform scheduling tasks, importing, exporting, and reporting using Primavera P6 Professional using latest release version, participate in the data collection and analyze project information to support project schedules. Manage/report CPM project schedules including variances and analyze critical activities and longest activities. Facilitate schedule reviews, work closely with management team, and provide resolutions and timely inputs on weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc schedule review reports as required.
  • Perform contractor’s schedule review, analyze data, develop schedule status reports, and communicate Management team on issues and /or potential delays. Analyze, monitor, and report milestones and progress payments during the project execution, evaluate and verify earned values from Rules of Credit and Work Packages, and provide quantity audits of progress measurement systems.
  • Perform “What-ifs” scenario analysis.
  • Work closely with Contracts Manager on Change Orders, provide analysis of contractor’s schedule delay claims, and evaluate recovery and acceleration of schedule.
  • Work closely with Risk Management team and provide analysis and evaluation on schedule impacts of risks via Monte Carlo simulations using Acumen Risk.
  • Develop and maintain “Lessons Learned” log for review and implementation, and ensure to maintain Back-ups, imported, and exported schedule files are organized in hosting sites.
  • Work closely with management teams and maintain positive relationships with customers, project members, and contractors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of project management, construction techniques and best practices.
  • Knowledge of forensic and delay schedule analysis techniques using schedule analysis tools such as Acumen Fuse.
  • Knowledge of the concept of schedule risk analysis and application of Monte Carlo simulations, and experience with use of schedule risks analysis tool such as Acumen Risk.
  • Ability to analyze data, solve problems and present solutions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to organize, plan, control, coordinate, and effectively manage cross-functional schedule activities.
  • Ability to develop integrated schedules from all functions teams during the development phases of a project.
  • Knowledge of MS Office i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, MS Word and MS Projects.
  • Knowledge of Project Scheduling Standards & Best Practices.
Education/Experience:
  • 10+ years of experience in a comparable role performing project scheduling, planning and analysis in the construction industry. Hands-on Primavera P6 experience. Schedule risk analysis using risk analysis tool(s) required.
  • 10+ years of experience in Oil, gas, power, LNG industry experience.
  • 10+ years of experience as an Owner’s representative scheduler.
  • 10+ years of experience in evaluation and analysis of Earned Value Management metrics preferred.
  • Project Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP).
This job requires monthly travel to site.
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