Turnaround Scheduler | NES Fircroft

Turnaround Scheduler

  • Hourly
  • United States California El Segundo
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Turnaround Scheduler

Job Summary
This position is accountable for the overall integrity and analysis of turnaround scheduling.

Principle Responsibilities
  • Organizes and leads schedule optimization reviews with Turnaround Lead Planners 
  • Ensures overall efficient integration of shutdown schedule with the handover of equipment for mechanical work as well as sequenced turnover of equipment for startup 
  • Manages and coordinates the utilization of Primavera for all project scheduling functions which includes diagnosing/resolving any issues for all planning teams 
  • Monitors the consistent use of effective scheduling practices across all planning teams and projects via the utilization of various resources, calendars, constraints, lags, level of detail for activities, logic, and cross-project dependencies
  • Ensures the accuracy and integrity of resource leveling (whether manual or Primavera based), and resources histograms
  • Identifies and monitors all critical and sub-critical paths for the entire turnaround/event
  • Validates the turnaround duration for all units based on schedule analysis, potential risks, and anticipated contingencies 
  • Ensures entire turnaround/event schedule is accurate and ready for Control Schedule Complete Milestone timing during all phases of work (e.g., pre-turnaround, shutdown, mechanical downtime, startup, and post-turnaround)
  • Manages the optimization of schedule per Control Schedule Complete Milestone with the inclusion of any project work not completed prior to the pre-turnaround phase
  • Measures and analyzes progress performance and forecasts for multiple projects, identifies productivity issues and resolutions, and recommends an action/recovery plan to maintain scheduled end dates
  • Assists Turnaround Support Schedulers in establishing, creating, and maintaining baselines
  • Generates event-level reports and provides assistance with detail reporting. (e.g., status, look-ahead, and forecast reports)
  • Conducts a post-turnaround critique of the schedule to determine best practices and areas for improvement
Job Qualifications
  • 5+ years of refining turnaround experience required
  • 3+ years of P6 scheduling experience working under the direction of a Lead Scheduler
  • Familiarity with industry process safety and environment regulations, work practices, and compliance strategies as well as knowledge of basic refinery processes, reliability principles, refining economics and basic budgeting and scheduling required

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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