Turnaround Mechanical Planner

Job Order Number: rzk21139

Posted on Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:27

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Job Description: 
Turnaround Mechanical Planner needed in St. James, LA

• Per-diem not offered
• Start Date: February 2018
• Estimated Project Duration: March 2019 with possibility to go longer
• Supporting: Turnaround group - 60% field and 40% office
• Schedule: 4/10’s and ability to work a Turnaround Schedule as needed in execution
• Planning software experience: SAP and Excel required. Primavera is a plus
• Background: Mechanical/Piping background in a Turnaround Refinery setting
• Full Benefits and Paid time off packages offered

We’re looking for a TAR Mechanical Planner who will be responsible for:

• Perform work activities efficiently while continuously looking for cost-saving opportunities
• Develop detailed job plans including resource requirements, safety plans, job steps, durations material and equipment needs, and cost estimates
• Knowledgeable of and maintains a copy of Client’s turnaround procedures
• Coordinate planning resources in accordance with turnaround specifications, cost estimates, schedules, safety requirement, quality requirements, various procedures, standards, practices, etc.
• Work with 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 if other craft specific planners are on turnaround
• Update plans with any approved change orders and develop new plans that arise during the turnaround as requested by Client
• 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/drawings
• Perform pre-start up safety review
• Create punch lists from pre-start up safety reviews
• Confirm with execution the progress of key turnaround milestones
• Develop detailed milestone plans and submit 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
Desired Skills: 
The ideal TAR Mechanical Planner will have:

• Active TWIC card
• Strong Mechanical/Piping Background
• 5+ years of Turnaround SAP Planning experience in a Refinery / Petrochemical environment
• SAP Planning experience is a must
• Primavera experience is a plus – but not required
• The ability to read a plot plan, P&IDs, Piping and other Specifications, Procedures, Isometrics.

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