**Requisition Number** 17-1165



**Post Date** 10/19/2017



**Title** Project Controls Planner



**City** Various



**Country** Brazil



**Description**



FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people

from both Granite Services and GE?s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power

markets. For more information, check out



Role Summary/Purpose

The Planner Specialist is responsible for planning the outage since the engineering phase, he must prepare the documents for the startup of the project, prepare the plan of work for every intervention, register all the activities related to project, prepare

and update progress curve.

The planner specialist must show the relevant abilities for the planning of every unit outage, and must be completely qualified in planning modules in Microsoft Project (required), according to customer requirements. Employee will be assigned other administrative

activities related to maintenance planning.



Essential Function



Planning & Scheduling



+ Develop, maintain and status Level 2 integrated schedule for assigned Extended Scope CC Project, working with the GE departments & Partner. This covers the engineering, procurement, detailed cost activities and the creation of the Reference Plant book. Provideproject team with weekly reports on schedule status and issues. Lead development of detailed Level 3 schedule activities and logic for GE Scope of engineering, procurement, manufacturing, and commissioning.

+ Work closely with GE PPE engineering, GE site and Partner to integrate GE L3 schedule into the overall integrated project schedule, validating logic ties, durations and offsets.

+ Work with GE Site Planner, GE Site Construction and Commissioning team, and Partner to collect, analyze and validate construction schedule status and gather commodity progress reports. Conduct special analysis on key project critical activities and to developwork around or recovery plans to offset any delays. Develop and maintain GE Management Milestone Reporting, working closely with GE site & start-up managers, and Construction Manager.

+ Work closely with project team and EPC partner to modify the Level 3 schedule following the bi-weekly status update to implement work around plans and other strategies to recover schedule slippage with agreement by all parties responsible. .Engineering & Equipment Monitoring

+ Work with various engineering and procurement computer systems to establish, monitor and report contract and project required dates for all GE project deliverables. Expedite GE Hydro generator equipment and GE BOP equipment to meet project schedule, workingwith Sourcing buyers and vendors. Perform analysis of project schedule related to variances between required and actual or forecast dates for engineering and equipment. Take lead to drive PM and sourcing teams to improve critical project need dates.

+ Perform detailed analysis and reporting of all partner deliverables, drawings, specifications, PO?s, vender drawings, equipment delivery impacting GE work.

+ Hold weekly meetings with GE project engineering, and Partner to track and analyze Engineering and Procurement activities, starting with Launch Milestone List. Perform detailed tracking and analysis on purchasing (Spec, bid evaluation, PO, final vendor drawingsand ex-factory status) and other key areas like (pipe ISO?s, spool fabrication drawings, pipe hanger AFC drawings) etcManagement Reporting

+ Lead development of progress reports and management level reporting for schedule across engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction and start-up phases of the project.

+ Support GE Site planner during construction and commissioning to analyze progress and impacts.

+ Develop and maintain bi-weekly status of the Launch Milestone List, L3 Launch activity List, engineering- procurement-construction-system turnover-start-up Management Milestone lists, progress curves and Project Scorecard.

+ Initiate Top Schedule Issues report then forward to PM for input in advance of management reviews.

+ Implement ?early warning? identification of potential issues and drive corrective action.Claim Mitigation

+ Take proactive stance to mitigate potential schedule related claims against GE throughout course of project.

+ Maintain potential LD issues log and back-up details to support position

+ Analyze and prepare defenses against schedule claims based on actual schedule performance and critical path analysis.

+ Perform other duties as assignedQualifications/Requirements

+ Experience with Supply Chain Logistics involving vendors & transportation systems.

+ Project Management, Contract Management, Project Engineering and/or procurement experience involving construction of power plant projects.

+ Related experience in home office engineering, design or coordination.

+ Experience with power plant construction cost tracking and reporting.

+ Experience using Project Baseline, Cost Tracking Program

+ Experience leading negotiations with contractors on pricing and (EWO?s) extra work orders.

+ Experience with engineering, procurement and manufacturing schedule systems.

+ Experience with Microsoft Project

+ Demonstrated experience in a position requiring cross-functional integration in a matrix environment.

+ Demonstrated problem solving, negotiating and conflict resolution skills.

+ Demonstrated experience in defending schedule liquidated damage claims by partners and/or construction subcontractors

+ Strong presentation and communication skills.

+ Self-motivated, excellent work prioritization, highly reliable, team player with strong leadership capabilitiesDesired Characteristics

+ Knowledge of Oracle systems preferred.

+ Knowledge of SAP purchasing software(s).

+ Knowledge of Microsoft Office; i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point, to perform various analysis and business correspondence.

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