• Title
    Field Construction Planner
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Control
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Field Construction Planner/Scheduler with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry. Leads and coordinates the effort to develop detailed schedules for design engineering and procurement activities to ensure performance to the project master schedule. Functions as a technical specialist formatting and developing advanced planning and scheduling concepts.

    Skills / Qualifications

    BS in Engineering, Management, Business Administration or similar is preferred.

    Proficiency with CPM scheduling software and techniques, particularly Primavera P6.


    Knowledge of complex concepts, practices and procedures within the project scheduling field.

    Solid understanding of internal economic factors affecting assignment areas (costs, margins, profit impact of decisions) and external factors affecting the business.


    Proficiency with CPM scheduling software and techniques including Primavera P6 and or MS Project.

    Ability to use experience and judgment to independently analyze facts or transactions to resolve problems and to determine action to be taken within the limits of standard practice.

    Strong communication and interpersonal skills for inter-departmental and external company interaction.

    Ability to handle many diverse tasks simultaneously and be able to work effectively with interruptions.


    Experience in project coordination and/or project scheduling.


    Demonstrates solid understanding of policies and procedures that apply to assignments.


    Experience in project reporting, cost control, procurement, contracts administration and construction management support is an asset.


    Demonstrates exceptional persuasion, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills in order to interact with suppliers and co-workers in a team based environment.


    Demonstrates good report writing and effective presentation skills.


    Demonstrates exceptional organization and project planning skills.


    • Leads and directs the work of a group of project planner/schedulers. Responsible for all scheduling and progress reporting on the project (internal and external)
    • Monitors and analyzes project schedule and progress reports. Notifies management of any items in the schedule that require attention prior to issuance to the client.
    • Works with cost control in providing productivity analysis and progress measurement.
    • Assists with determining and implementing planning and scheduling procedures and methods.
    • Mentors and trains other schedulers within the organization.

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 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, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  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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