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Planning Engineer

Job Title: Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
REF: 1549
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking for a Planning Engineer to work for Baghdad and Babel with an international power and utilities client, minimum 2-5 years as a project planning engineer participating in civil-/ electrical engineering, fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job summary

  • The Planning Engineer supports the project management team and all relevant project disciplines with qualified scheduling and reporting.
  • Responsible for monitoring of project schedule, events and influence its milestones and critical path.
  • Successfully applies fundamental practices and procedures.
  • Drives quality and improvements to minimize non-conformance.

Key responsibilities

  • Establish programs with PMT (Project Management Team) taking design and engineering, civil and MEP works, subcontractors and other work activities into account.
  • Close coordination with these disciplines in order to have feasible project program available.
  • Tracked and monitoring all project activities on regular (weekly) basis. Support relevant PMT members in setting priorities on critical path activities and steering site/ project activities accordingly
  • Supported project disciplines as e.g. civil works, site operations, electrical installation etc in establishing "sub-programs" providing more detail in order to manage/ control site activities in a professional manner
  • Reviewed and implement suppliers submitted programs together with relevant PMT members in order to identify and eliminate errors which would lead to wrong project (sub-) programs
  • Supported project disciplines in claim management in both directions upstream towards customer and downstream towards suppliers
  • Attended regular meetings with customer, suppliers and internal team meetings to present actual situations, comparisons in between baseline and actual dates, impact at project end, critical path activities etc
  • Supported the project team in effective co-ordination of all project related activities based on agreed programs.
  • Abided by and comply with the Siemens Compliance and Business Conduct Guidelines.
  • Ensured at all times that assigned tasks are operated in line with the QA process and procedures, statutory, regulatory and EHS requirements.

Job requirement

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • 2-5 years as a project planning engineer participating in civil-/ electrical engineering and/or commissioning activities ? Advanced knowledge of Primavera 6.0
  • Experience in project execution and project management
  • Experience working in multi-national teams
  • Fluent in English and Arabic

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.