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Senior Planning Engineer

  • Job reference: R-025755
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Khobar

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Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide planning and scheduling support required in the execution of major capital projects.
  • Develop Project WBS (work breakdown structure) using the latest project planning and scheduling tools, eg Primavera.
  • Provide technical assistance as subject matter experts on Construction site activities.
  • Provide technical assistance in Oil & Gas Planning, Scheduling, Procurement and Design.
  • Can Develop Level III Construction Schedules for the entire Program.
  • Plans and provides work direction, as required, for the preparation of planning and scheduling Control Systems to provide Engineering and construction supervisors the means to evaluate and improve the efficiency of their project execution.
  • Analyses Major Capital Project to plan the most effective execution sequence.
  • Evaluates the planning and scheduling information collected from Project Management Teams or Contractors and advises Management of expectations to the plan and potential corrective action and/or impacts to the project.
  • Review and monitor schedule and progress submitted by contractors during detailed design drawings, Procurement and construction.
  • Discuss, coordinate and resolve long term and short-term planning and scheduling Problems with personal throughout the company and with contractor organizations.
  • Deliver timely, accurate and sensitive project controls information that facilitates a clear understanding of the performance of the project in relation to planned performance targets.

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include : Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Qualification and Experience 

  • Minimum of 18 years of related experience in Construction Project management in Oil and Gas industries.
  • B.S. degree is recommended.
  • Excellent command of oral and written English.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes: 

  • A competitive salary 
  • Accommodation allowance; 
  • Transportation allowance; 
  • 22 working days annual leave;
  • Medical and life insurance cover; 
  • Company gratuity scheme; 
  • Discretionary bonus scheme; 
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin 
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants