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PROJECT PLANNER - WIND FARMS - US NATIONAL ONLY

US$20 - US$30 per hour + Plus benefits
Apply2020-05-04 17:42:012021-01-29EWI Recruitment USA

PROJECT PLANNER - WIND FARMS - US NATIONAL ONLY

Date posted: May 4, 2020
US$20 - US$30 per hour + Plus benefits
Texas, USA
Freelance/Contract
Job description

PROJECT PLANNER

Essential functions\duties:

  • Adhere to and enforce OWNER policies, procedures and project documents, including the Stop Work Authority and the Structured Feedback.
  • Prepare time schedule in MS Project, both in development and in execution phases, as per Client procedures.
  • Monitor the project progress by collecting the relevant information in order to update properly the time schedule as per Client procedures.
  • Planning and control of the physical progress curves (S curves) for each project phase (i.e by discipline/trade, plant area, subcontractor/vendor), as per Client procedures.
  • Provide Planned Vs Actual analysis measured against the Baseline, as well as possible drivers and actions of improvement
  • Provide information to highlight any discrepancies between physical progress of the project and their economic impacts
  • Prepare project reports, periodically and on demand
  • Prepare the monthly project progress report
  • Analysis of the critical path and preparation of the recovery action in agreement with the Project Team
  • Exchange, share and communicate of all information inside the project team using Client standard and tools.
  • Analysis of the main time / cost KPIs (Earned Value) using Client standard and tools
  • Identification and analysis of possible project risks in terms of time using Client standard and tools
  • Interface with all company units on site or office based, as well as Contractors in order to provide scheduling data for the whole Project activities and resolution of potential schedule/work problems.
  • Attend periodical project meetings taking place on site or at the office
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the overall Project Planner Best Practices
  • Support implementation of innovation and digitization initiatives that increase efficiency and safety in construction activities, staying current with emerging technologies.
  • Test, pilot, implement and provide feedback on OWNER initiatives.

Tools in charge to the Project Planner

  • Contracts and sub-contracts
  • Project Progress Report
  • S curves
  • Project Time Schedule
  • Project Planner Best Practices
  • Share-point folder of the Project

Main Accountability

  • Creating and updating the project schedule starting from the development phase until the completion of the project, through analysis of all available project data, taking into account all approved milestones, targets, constraints, risks and assumptions.
  • Allocating resources in all activities and updating them accordingly for the duration of the project.
  • Tracking project progress throughout the project life.
  • Preparing reports, critical path analysis, risk analysis and action plans proposals.
  • Preparing and updating the physical progress curves (S curves).
  • The time risk management of the project.
  • Updating the available Client software tools related to schedule.

Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Engineering and/or Construction
  • 2+ years of experience as Project Planner
  • MBA, MSc or equivalent training in Project Management and/or Project Planning area is a plus.
  • Experience with renewable energy companies is preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, MS Project, Word and Power Point) and ability to learn and use safety software and applications.
  • Knowledge of Project Planning processes and tools according to PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is a plus.
  • Progress S-Curve and resource analysis knowledge
  • Previous experience in renewable projects strongly desirable
  • Ability to pull information from spreadsheets, analyze data from various sources, audit and prepare information for monthly reporting
  • Advanced time management and organizational skills with ability to work cross functionally.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work in an international, multicultural team, with contractors and all other parties involved in the construction phase.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated, with minimal supervision in challenging, fast-paced projects with ability to meet project deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 100% of time, including temporary assignment to projects and relocation between projects with short notice.
  • Ability to utilize tablet and smartphone for daily work activities and creation of reports in company software and ability to apply technology innovations into daily construction activities.
  • Current drivers' license required.

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: WIND_1588610521

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