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Project Planner / Scheduler

Project Planner / Scheduler

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Project Planner/Scheduler at an EPC union project jobsite located in Trenton, New Jersey. It may be necessary to spend some time in our Tucker, Georgia and/or Minneapolis, Minnesota offices to start development of the schedule prior to being present on site.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the Level III master schedule, based on critical path method, and formatted in EPC work breakdown structure
  • Closely coordinate with engineering, procurement, and construction to ensure all work activities are well planned and included in the schedule
  • Incorporate Client work activities into master schedule as necessary
  • Incorporate subcontractors’ detailed schedule into master schedule as appropriate
  • Issue bi-weekly schedule reports, including: summary schedules, look-ahead schedules, schedule variance analysis, and earned value and productivity reports
  • Monitor progress against the baseline schedule and report any problems to the project manager
  • Confer with project team and develop recovery plans where necessary
  • Incorporate change orders work activities into schedule once approved

Skills / Qualifications

  • Proficient in use of Primavera P6 scheduling software
  • Basic knowledge of a specialized or technical field such as accounting, business administration, or mechanical or electrical technology; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of ten (10) years total equivalent experience
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; organizes and schedules other people and their tasks
  • Strong leadership and management skills required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to work with multinational and multi-disciplined personnel
  • Strong client relations skills are a must
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and memos
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Excellent knowledge of and commitment to safety requirements
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Understands business implications of decisions
  • Follows through on commitments; meets productivity standards
  • Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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