Work Planner Job Description

Work Planner Job Description

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Work planner provides context and analysis that informs the team about forward growth rates by service line and/or geography.

Work Planner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure all Maintenance activities, are prepared to allow a safe and environmentally responsible operation
Comply with all Talisman HSE&A principles, policies, and procedures
Continually review all Maintenance PM’s raising Work orders to improve Maintenance Delivery
Responsible for the daily selection of both PM & Breakdown work orders for preparation following Platform and Maintenance prioritisation guidelines
Apply technical knowledge to determine equipment problems, failure modes and identifying appropriate solutions in order to develop work packs
Liaise with vendors, onshore support and supervisors to confirm dates and all requirements are all reflected where required in the work order
Responsible for ensuring all Repair Orders constraints are managed ,prioritised, scheduled and delivered as per target dates
Responsible for ensuring all constraints are managed in relation to rough scheduled dates and target finish dates
Responsible for determining planned man hours & updating estimate man hours columns
Responsible for maintaining High Quality work orders to reflect real time work preparation status

Work Planner Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Work Planner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SBC, PEMAC

Education for Work Planner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the work planner job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Technical, Engineering, Business, Education, Associates, Forestry, Science, Horticulture, Environmental Management, Environmental Science

Skills for Work Planner

Desired skills for work planner include:

Computers and programs
File creation
Manipulation and sharing
Manipulation
Overhead construction types
Sharing
Local tree species and species specific growth rates
Preferred
Growth rates
ArcGIS maps and electronic work planning software

Desired experience for work planner includes:

High School Diploma or GED with ten (10) years of related experience is required
Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be US Citizens
Understanding of business and work planning processes
Responsible for running daily ready for execution checks & setting relevant work orders for scheduling
Continually checks Breakdown, Repair & Follow On Work Orders to ensure completed correctly and accurate
Responsible for compiling a work preparation end of trip written handover and completing verbal handover

Work Planner Examples

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Work Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a work planner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for work planner
  • Provide ongoing work preparation training to platform operations and maintenance technicians
  • Attends daily Work Order review and prioritisation meetings
  • Facilitate package preparation by developing and/or submitting SR/CRs, Contract requisitions, project ID approvals, line locating, and other requests
  • Review work packages for readiness and ensure accurate work hour job estimates
  • Functions as a fully qualified FLS when needed
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Construction in order to create/plan install packages with detailed technical instructions for the Electrical construction discipline
  • May create/plan install packages specific to Electrical group with detailed instructions interdisciplinary
  • Function as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) within the Electrical discipline and assist in training/mentoring lower level planners
  • Analyzing resources (time, tools, & materials) necessary for efficient completion of job
  • Research, plan, and improve upon work orders to meet station budget and reliability goals
Qualifications for work planner
  • A core trade competence in either mechanical, electrical or instrument disciplines must have or be working towards a level 3 NVQ in their core discipline
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment in the maintenance of oil and gas exploration
  • Equipment knowledge of the modes of failure applicable to large industrial equipment such as fans, pumps and compressors and their associated components
  • High skill in applying technical knowledge to determine equipment problems (including knowledge of RCA techniques and their applicability) and identifying appropriate solutions in order to develop work packs
  • Skill in reading, interpreting and applying information from files, drawings, catalogues, reports and manuals
  • Skill in communicating clearly and concisely in verbal and written form
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Work Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of work planner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for work planner
  • Establish and maintain equipment histories by ensuring proper equipment codes, failure codes, and trends
  • Supports outage planning process
  • Supports safety and environmental program compliance
  • Support and follow processes of the Coal Fleet Operating Model
  • This position is primarily responsible for planning maintenance and project related activities on power plant mechanical/electrical equipment at Gibson Generating Station
  • Own the Work Management Process
  • Research, plan, and improve upon work orders to meet station availability and reliability goals
  • Supports outage planning process and develop outage Primavera schedules
  • Supports safety and environmental program compliasnce
  • Collaborate with Hydro West Leadership to manage backlogs and develop weekly schedules
Qualifications for work planner
  • Reports to the Regional Manager
  • Must be able to maintain effective internal business controls
  • US Citizenship required to acquire security clearance
  • Experience with tMON
  • Associate degree or BS in Industrial Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Industrial Computer Sciences
  • 1-3 years experience in Tendering and/or Project management and Work preparation
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Work Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a work planner. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for work planner
  • A background in Planning and Scheduling or Logistics and Coordination
  • Exposure to cost management and forecasting
  • A structured work approach, strong communication skills and well developed interpersonal skills
  • A team focused approach and promote and support workplace diversity
  • Conducts order review meetings of incoming new orders to verify schedule, material, safety, and commercial requirements
  • Prepare material requisitions for any required project materials/rentals
  • Prepare work order information for crews
  • Schedule and dispatch personnel and equipment for region
  • Conduct exit meetings with crew leaders to review work orders
  • Monitor compliance to the schedule
Qualifications for work planner
  • Capable to deal with intense work load
  • ERP (preferably SAP) and Microsoft Office usage experience
  • Knowledge of CRM (Salesforce) is a plus
  • Associate Degree from an accredited university or college and 3 years power plant or industrial experience
  • Working knowledge of overall operating fundamentals and principles of generating station systems, equipment and processes
  • Working knowledge of overall computerized maintenance management system
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Work Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of work planner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for work planner
  • Collect and distribute all applicable post job information including trip reports, time sheets, test reports, processing logs, and QA/QC checklists
  • Maintain master job schedule for region and supply updates to open order reports
  • Review and code PCard statements and other A/P activities as applicable for the region
  • Provide invoicing notifications to order administrator for completed orders
  • Assist FSM in calibration and maintenance planning of equipment
  • The above listed responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed
  • This position is primarily responsible for planning maintenance and project related activities on power plant mechanical/electrical equipment at East Bend Generating Station
  • This position is primarily responsible for planning maintenance and project related activities on power plant mechanical/electrical equipment at Cayuga Generating Station
  • Lead planning efforts for multi-craft jobs and develop schedules for jobs being tracked in the Target Week scheduling process
  • Coordinate multiple jobs, maintenance schedules, and facility outages simultaneously, identifying all necessary permits and operational requirements
Qualifications for work planner
  • Ability to speak English (second language as a plus)
  • University degree and some experience in IT environments is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Processes Management frameworks such as ITIL v3 is a plus
  • At least 5 years of plant Operations or Maintenance experience
  • Previous experience with detailed planning in Maximo including material procurement, creating detailed job plans, creating equipment parts lists
  • Proven ability to recognize who your customer is and a proven track record of providing exceptional customer service
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Work Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of work planner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for work planner
  • Develops work control documents that capture all work elements and routes for approval
  • Assembles planning team from appropriate functional areas to obtain all elements of work scope performance and capture in the work control document
  • Conducts planning meetings, as necessary, to obtain input and comment on work control document development
  • Develops work control documents for FBP performed work scope, contractor performed work scope and vendor performed work scope
  • Identifies safety class of systems and applies appropriate planning requirements
  • Ensures a hazard assessment is performed for all work and the work control document contains any required actions to mitigate the known hazard
  • Supports job briefings, as necessary, with the assigned work groups
  • Identifies permits, training, plant conditions and other requirements that support work performance
  • Monitors and adjusts work schedule to reflect changing priorities/resources
  • Performs a variety of technical, administrative and/or functional support for work control team
Qualifications for work planner
  • Be willing to assume a lead role in prioritizing, planning and implementing safety and environmental improvement work orders
  • Experience using Primavera scheduling tool
  • Working knowledge of plant equipment and best maintenance practices
  • 5% domestic travel, overnight stays as needed
  • MS Excel guru
  • Solid decision making ability and the ability to work independently

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