Maintenance Planner

  • Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

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    Energy Sector

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Steven Waters

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Maintenance Planner / Scheduler

Location: Southampton - Refinery

Contract 12 Months - Ongoing

Develops detail job plans for mechanical resources according to turnaround schedules and work lists. Develops field execution work planning packages for mechanical resources engaged in repairs and construction of fixed equipment, electrical, instrumentation, rotating equipment, analyzers, and other related equipment.

Replacement Cost Engineer for Maintenance Projects. A summary of the role is as follows: A Cost Engineer to work within a small dynamic project team that delivers fast track projects across the Fawley Refinery and Chemicals. Portfolio value £20milion In total and at anyone one time. Usually 30-40 projects. Some at the development stage some at the engineering and some in construction. Although mainly office based preference is for someone from a hands-on background i.e. Advanced Planner/Technician or Engineer (not essential but significantly beneficial). Someone that understands physical construction, Engineering & Design and is able to produce a detailed cost estimate and schedule. Successful candidate will be given training with a software package IT Plus and they will be required to go out on site on occasions therefore must be fine with heights, noise vibration etc. Candidate ideally with some Project Management experience would be beneficial. This role is established as a key position within the Micro Project Team. Candidate will be involved with review meetings and supporting management. ideal candidate as having real hands-on minimum of 5 years field experience, Petro-Chem clearly advantageous but not essential but certainly experience within a comparable industry, whether from Power, MoD or something else such as Manufacturing

In addition to all Level I and II tasks and responsibilities, Level III:
* Perform work activities efficiently while continuously looking for cost-saving opportunities
* Develops detailed job plans that include the following steps, durations, material, and equipment needs and cost estimates:
o Resource requirements
o Safety Plans
o Efficient job tasking to guide field crews
o Repair procedures
o Associated drawings and specifications
o Sequence of scheduling
o Material & equipment needs
o Gantt chart for complete job
o Total hours
o Cost estimate

* Coordinate planning resources in accordance with turnaround specifications, cost estimates, schedules, safety requirement, quality requirements, various procedures, standards, practices, etc.
* Work with the Scheduler and execution to provide general coordination and monitor the progress of turnaround activities per the job plans and worklists
* Coordinate multi-craft job plans with other craft specific planners
* Update plans with any approved change orders and develops new plans that arise during the turnaround as requested.
* Communicate daily with execution supervision during various phases of the turnaround to understand effectiveness of plan Analyze and recommend resolutions of work problems and execution in solving work problems
* Adjust plans with feedback from execution
* Walk down Job Packages and verify with prints and drawings
* Perform pre-start up safety review
* Create punchlists from pre-start up safety reviews
* Confirm with execution the progress of key turnaround milestones
* Develop detailed milestone plans and submits to scheduler
* Manage detailed line item work list
* Include job plans for resources to support operations shutdown and start up plans
* Perform critical and near critical path analysis
* Work directly with scheduler to finalize and optimize integrated event or turnaround schedule
* Validate work steps and durations with team members and contractors
* Participate in Integrated Event and turnaround reviews (IR/TR's) and reports per Turnaround Milestone Schedule
* Prepare review documentation
* Participate in planning and scheduling Peer Assists
* Verify the following are completed: o Contractor execution of plan (work packages) o Bid Award contracts o Contractor selection and evaluation o Long lead and short term materials are ordered o Open work orders for disciplines as required by plans o Maintain a logistics and security plan o Develop a site mobilization / preparation plan and demobilization plan, including remove surplus materials and temporary trailers o Conduct post turnaround walk through o Incorporate of best practices and MEV technologies

* Safety Champion - portrays a personal example of excellent safety, performance, mindset, and commitment
* Minimum of 3 years of experience as a turnaround planner in the petrochemical industry (preferred)
* Minimum of 3 years of experience working with Primavera and MS Project scheduling tools (preferred)
* Extensive knowledge of various mechanical skills (pipe fitting, welding, boiler making, electrical, rotating equipment, instrumentation, X-ray techniques and interpretation)
* Proficient in reading mechanical drawings, blueprints, isometrics, P&IDs