Planner Scheduler

Assignment Description

The Planner Scheduler (PS) position is the onsite planner for the projects group. The PS receives the notification engineering work packs from the engineers then plans the work and finalizing the work pack before handing it over to the projects group for execution. The PS is responsible for the detailed job planning of the assigned notifications/work orders. The PS works closely with other planner schedulers to plan and schedule all activities. This position reports to the Planning/Scheduling Eagle Ford Supervisor.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Participates in and contributes to all HSE efforts in day-to-day activities.
  • Receives engineering work packs to build the Project Execution work pack.
  • Collaborates with project engineers to maintain project schedules with horizons ranging from two weeks to 18 months. Statuses past and current activities by collecting actual information from construction, procurement, engineering, and other partners.
  • Presents resource Alignment opportunities to stakeholders.
  • Identifies, prioritizes, and implements integrated planning process continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Schedules & facilitates kick-off meetings with engineering, contractors & vendors.
  • Collaborates with field leadership to determine priority of activities to enable scheduling of work.
  • Periodically visits jobsites to aid in planning of work, to help identify any efficiencies.
  • Collaborates with Supply Chain personnel ensuring that all major equipment and material is ordered, and deliveries are complete prior to the scheduled start date.
  • Ensures all required material and contract services are available to complete work.
  • Contacts contractors to stage the material to be ready for execution by the contractors working within the projects group.
  • Improves 2-Way communications (via daily and weekly meetings) between all parties involved in planning of a job including operations, engineering, well ops, construction, maintenance, and HSE to align the work program to meet the established schedules and business plans.
  • Works with different functional groups within the company (i.e. engineering) and external contractors for the planning and scheduling of work.
  • Follows established processes for safety, planning & scheduling, procurement to ensure all parties agree.
  • Interfaces directly with the other Eagle Ford PS and the Eagle Ford supervisors to ensure the work packs and resources are ready for project execution.
  • Enters Daily reports & Daily costs.
  • Creates SAP Requisitions & Posting Good Receipts
  • Maintains and issues Major Projects Integrated Schedule weekly.
  • Ability to work within a diverse cultural environment.

Qualifications Required

  • 5+ years of direct experience in the U.S. oil and gas operations
  • Ability to interpret and analyze project schedules, assess logic, provide forecasts, and advise recovery plans.   
  • Ability to recognize and administrate Project Schedule needs within resource planning, progress measurement, and change management.
  • Intermediate Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, P6 and SAP
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Travel up to 10%.


  • 5+ years of experience with planning and scheduling projects
  • Knowledge of Project Controls, Cost Engineering, Estimating, Risk Analysis, Spend Forecasting (Work in Progress/Earned Value), Accruals and General Accounting
  • Advanced planning experience using Primavera P6
  • Working knowledge of PIMS software
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to develop reports, resolve conflicts, determine priorities, and present to management.
  • Ability to manage and progress multiple deliverables at one time.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently.
  • Basic to Intermediate planning experience using Primavera P6.
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to meet deadlines.


Long-term contract


Houston/Kenedy, Tx

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Melissa Macklin



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