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Seeking an experienced Field Planning Engineer to be assigned to a Plant Construction/Erection Project located in Iraq.

Work / Leave rotaion cycle 28 : 28
  Field Planning Engineer
Work location
Iraq - Basrah
Type of work
Contract 12 Months (Leave rotation cycle 28:28)
Start date
September 2017
Job description

The Field Planning Engineer is responsible for contributing information and guidance to ensure the productive and timely completion of the project through the preparation, coordination and continuous up-dating of an overall program for the site construction work. 

  • Study and assessment of target dates for the project and be completely familiar with the work and the parameters of the work programme.
  • Ensure that all programmed activities have man hour contents that are in line with established procedures.
  • The review of existing material and equipment schedules and obtain updated delivery information from the relevant departments.
  • Assisting the Site Manager and the Construction Manager in the preparation of the construction plan consistent with the requirements and availability of the drawings, specifications, target dates and definitive estimate.
  • Ensuring that all staff and subcontractors are made aware of the site plan and appreciate the part they will need to play in its implementation.
  • Progress meetings and report on the current situation and shall note all changes in the forward plans and any restrictions on progress.
  • Recording works additional to the original requirements and all variations and revisions which must be incorporated in the site plan and informing the appropriate staff and subcontractors of any changes to their workload and any alterations to the targets previously set.
  • Utilising the progress data, update the site plan and inform those concerned when progress is falling behind and maintain a constant check on materials and equipment delivery dates through the use of a bi-weekly look-a-head schedule.
  • Collating work progress for each contract and each area and include them in the weekly and monthly reports.
  • Monitoring of site progress and preparation of weekly ‘look-a-heads’ to maintain objectives and agreed milestones.
  • Review of and agreement with Subcontractor’s programmes to ensure compatibility with project requirements.
  • Prepare man hour criteria for all activities i.e. histogram.  Weekly mark-up drawings to assess progress to man hours.


·      University degree in civil or mechanical discipline or High National school diploma.

  • Over 5 years' experience as planning engineer for international gas and oil projects as planner for major EPC or construction company..
  • Skilled user of Primavera P6 application
  • Fully familiar with all MS offices applications, Expert in CPM and planning techniques;
  • Fluent knowledge (written/spoken) of English
To apply for this job please send your updated CV by e-mail at
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