Hatch Careers – Intermediate Planner

Hatch


Requisition ID: 78003

Job Category: Project Controls

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining , energy , and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff , with experience in over 150 countries , to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Our Project Delivery Group (PDG) helps clients with world-class project delivery from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies through our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.

Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Intermediate Planner to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Abu Dhabi (UAE) .

PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors. 

We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies. Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!  

Summary

The Intermediate Planner is responsible for the development and delivery of project planning and progress measurement, ensuring that Hatch procedures and best practices are applied, as appropriate, and recommending changes to the Project Controls Manager where required. The Project Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining the project master schedule to meet the project objectives.

As a Successful Candidate, You Will

Safety

  • A strong personal commitment to safety
  • Personal responsibility for safety incident reporting
  • Behavioral-based safety ethos to be embraced
  • Personal responsibility for stopping any unsafe behavior as and when it occurs, and thereafter reporting the safety incident so that corrective action may be obtained
  • Familiarization with Hatch safety processes, protocols, and procedures.

Data verification and Project set-up

  • Meet Functional Managers to finalize project schedule (using standard template) in study and execution phases
  • Conduct interactive planning meeting with Functional Managers to finalize project implementation schedule
  • Confirm level 1and 2 project schedule and critical path and set baseline for project implementation phase
  • Confirm and refine level 3 scheduling (incl. early works and understand schedule basis).

Project master schedule development

  • Confirm and refine project scheduling for early stage studies as well as project in execution
  • Identify and schedule critical vendor data requirements
  • Populate approved measurable commodity quantities and labor to produce baseline S-curves
  • Participate in project schedule risk analysis and include resultant contingency in baseline
  • Maintain project schedule basis
  • Using progress reports (early and late curves) and project schedule (level 3 baseline); maintain, optimize and monitor progress. Identify and resolve issues
  • Develop commissioning schedule
  • Analyze contractor level 4 schedules and provide recommendations.

Project schedule monitoring and updates

  • Generate and verify weekly updates and issue progress reports
  • Maintain and optimize schedule, monitor progress, highlight and resolve schedule issues
  • Generate all progress curves
  • Develop and maintain commodity and resource profile
  • Extract and publish four-week look ahead schedule
  • Monitor slippages and critical and near critical paths and discuss with Project Controls Manager for resolution
  • Establish all equipment/ material and contractor ROS (Required on Site) dates
  • Provide schedule input to the procurement bid process including reporting requirements and vendor and contractor milestone dates
  • Assist with bid evaluation and ongoing management of the vendors and contractors with respect to their schedule commitments.
  • Project trend and change management
  • Once a change is approved, maintain and optimize the schedule, monitor progress and highlight/ resolve areas of potential concern.

Project progress measurement and earned value

  • Generate and verify weekly updates and issue progress reports
  • Obtain progress info via progress reports, EPCM status report, vendor progress report and cost report and calculate progress for construction packages.

You Bring To The Role

Essential

  • Tertiary qualification in engineering or other relevant discipline or appropriate substituted experience
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience as a planner in a multi discipline project environment
  • Sound technical knowledge in a multi-discipline environment
  • Knowledge of the estimating and tendering processes
  • Knowledge in the use of Primavera Project Planner P6
  • Technical overview of work methods and techniques
  • Risk management principles
  • Good knowledge of project management principles
  • Knowledge of forms of contract will be a definite advantage.

Preferred

  • Interpersonal and good communication skills in the areas of both written and verbal communication
  • Computer literacy (MS Office package)
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Planning and organizing
  • Problem solving and mitigating skills
  • Presentation skills

Why join us?

  • Work with great people to make a difference
  • Collaborate on exciting projects to develop innovative solutions
  • Top employer

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

We’re committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We’ll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

Job Details:

Company: Hatch

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



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