Planning and Scheduling Engineer/Specialist I

Houston, Texas
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Do you want to work for the largest Chemical Manufacturing company? They are currently looking for a Planning and Scheduling Engineer / Specialist to support their facility in Houston, Texas If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Position: Planning and Scheduling Engineer / Specialist

Duration: Until Feb. 2020 (possible extension)

Job Description:

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Provide planning and scheduling expertise on investments of various size and complexity. 
  • Active participation in the overall planning process, development of detailed schedules for FEL, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning phases.
  • Track planned and earned physical progress, key milestone changes, identify, analyze and offer mitigation for project delays, and support reporting to management. 
  • Lead and conduct Interactive Planning Sessions. 
  • Active participation/development of Schedule Risk Analysis. 
  • Generate predefined schedule and reporting requirements and ad hoc reports on an as needed basis. 
  • Strong analytical skills that will allow proper assessments of projects to identify potential issues.
  • In addition, be able support development and recommend solutions via communication and support with Project Management. 
  • Perform studies/analysis on schedule durations, productivity, progress, historical data, etc. 
  • Assist in the development and improvement of planning and scheduling tools, processes, and procedures. 
  • Will be required to work both independently and with a team in carrying out a project’s planning and scheduling efforts 


  • BS degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or other Technical Degree preferred with at least 10 years of professional experience and a minimum of 8 years of experience in planning and scheduling.
  • In lieu of the preferred degree, the position will require 14 years of planning and scheduling experience, and at least 16 years of project/ construction experience in a related industry. 
    • Industry experience preferred includes petrochemical, oil & gas, or similar heavy industrial fields. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse team environment. 
  • In depth technical knowledge about overall project planning, schedule risk analysis, risk management, and detailed scheduling work processes for all phases of a project including FEL, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning. 
  • Excellent Primavera use and knowledge. 
  • Schedule Risk Analysis Software experience is preferred (i.e. Acumen Fuse, Acumen Risk). 
  • Excellent computer skills primarily in Excel. 
  • Strong quality focus with an attention to detail. 
  • Strong communication, initiative, and collaborative skills