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Planner/Scheduler – Refinery
Westlake, LA  Posted: 3/7/2019


Our client is a nationally recognized Refinery Operator who is seeking a Master Project Planner/Scheduler to perform the planning and scheduling duties for the Capital Project Management Group in Louisiana.


• Ability to translate project scope and FEL deliverable into a working schedule 
• Facilitates monthly management review of Level 1 schedule 
• Facilitates a weekly construction review of Level 4 schedule to include manpower forecasting for nested contractors 
• Pre-funding: Prepares, maintains, and can articulate the major project activities, milestones and key deliverables as part of the Project Management Plan, Level 1 Schedule. 
• Post-Funding: Expands the Project Management Plan to a level 4 schedule for every project in the capital portfolio, while maintaining an ability to contract the schedule back to a Level 1 
• Ability to translate the field progress to the scheduling tool 
• Ability to read & analyze technical drawings including PFD's, P&ID's, Piping Isometrics, I&E one lines, civil/structural 
• Ability to complete material takeoffs that include drawing bill of materials and extraneous materials 
• Schedule reporting both for analyses and to create KPI’s using P6 report writer 
• Master at analyzing scheduling outputs to propose changes that will have a positive effect on the business goals 
• Expediting materials and fabrication using SAP and translate to the scheduling tool 
• Ability to extract CCM data from SAP to perform productivity KPI 
• Prepares the baseline schedule based on the project scope and deliverables, this may include small and large projects that may require both oversight of a general contractor planner and or may be self-performed 
• Prepare construction estimates for small projects 
• Seeks budgetary proposals from contactors and vendors for non-competitive type bids and bulk materials 
• Issues material and labor requisitions working closely with the SAP Requisitioner 
• Maintain a Long Lead register for materials and fabrication 
• Maintains field change log for every project in the portfolio 
• Prepare and maintains manpower histograms 
• Progresses and maintains the current level 4 schedules on regular intervals to form an accurate basis for Key Performance Indicators (KPI): 
o Project completion dates with the deviations from the baseline 
o Reports deviations from the baseline manpower histograms 
o Performance Curve 
o Schedule Performance (SPI) 
o Productivity factors (PF) 
• Influences the cost forecasting using schedule KPI’s 


• High School Diploma, Associates Degree preferred 
• 15+ years EPC experience specializing in planning and scheduling 
• Working knowledge of P6 scheduling software 
• Working knowledge of SAP & MS office 
• Working knowledge of cost reporting, forecasting, estimating and procurement activities 

Other Skills and Abilities 

• Ability to obtain a TWIC & Southwest Safety Council Card 
• Ability to wear personal protective equipment (ear plugs, safety glasses, hard hat, etc.) 
• Ability to meet the physical demand of working in a refinery 

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