CPM - Project Planner III

Houston, TX 77079

Posted: 01/31/2024 Job Category: General Job Number: 179525 Pay Rate: $80.00 - $90.00

Job Description

Position Title: Willow Project Planner / Scheduler

Role Overview

The Planner/Scheduler will report to the Planner/Scheduler Lead and assist in planning and scheduling the Facility Engineering and Procurement, as well as maintaining the Interface / Integrated Schedule. Will establish and maintain schedule logic, Risk Management, forecasting, and Earned Value analysis.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience using Primavera software on large-scale projects.

Planner will ensure schedule integrity, manage forecasts, and maintain resource plans in accordance with Company s Project Controls Processes and Standards.

This position interacts closely with internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to, Engineering, Quality Management, Construction Management, Project Management, Project Controls, Contracts Administration, Procurement, Expediting, Logistics, Contractors, and Vendors.

10% Travel expectation Position is based in Houston, TX


Located on Alaska s North Slope in the National Petroleum Reserve (NPR-A), the Willow project is estimated to produce 180, 000 barrels of oil per day at its peak. During construction, Willow is expected to create around 2, 500 jobs, with a majority of labor provided by union workers. The development is estimated to create 300 permanent jobs.
The economic impact of the Willow project will be sizable. According to BLM estimates, Willow could generate between $8 billion and $17 billion in new revenue for the federal government, the state of Alaska, the North Slope Borough, and local communities. The initial phase of Willow development will include a new Willow Central Processing Facility (WCF), three drill sites, pipelines, roads, bridges and supporting infrastructure.

Scope Summary
The Willow project is spread over several phases and areas.

2023 2025 - Detailed Design
2023 2024 - WOC Fabrication
2025 2027 - WOC North Slope Installation and Commissioning
2025 2027 - WCF / DS Sealift Module Fabrication
2027 2029 WCF / DS North Slope Installation and Commissioning

Willow will be a greenfield design including all processing facilities, utilities, drilling equipment, camp, and power generation.

Your responsibilities may include:
Attend contractor meetings and participate in discussions regarding project strategies and expectations.
Ability to communicate changes to various stakeholders and recommend mitigations as needed.
Track and analyze contractor schedules and notify project team of deviations and delays.
Prepare procedures for Project Controls Reporting including Risk Assessment and Earned Value.
Program logic to include project benchmarks for the duration of the project.
Prepare Earned Value and Project Plan Variance Reports.
Build Recovery and Work-Around plans.
Interface with the Contractor s Planning and Scheduling Specialists to ensure data is incorporated into the Integrated Project Schedules.
Maintain project documents to support internal audits.
Incorporate approved change orders into schedules.
Maintain project documentation and data preservation procedures.
Other duties as required.

Basic Requirements
Bachelor s Degree in Engineering, Business, Construction Management or equivalent.
5 plus years of experience working on capital projects in the petroleum industry.
Proficiency in the use of Primavera P6 and MS Office Suite.

Preferred Requirements
Advanced knowledge of software used for project management, tracking, controlling, and reporting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Requirements
Listens actively and invites new ideas.
Influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
Attention to detail.
Collaborative interpersonal communication style.
Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and meet deadlines.
Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks opportunities to collaborate across the matrix/organizational boundaries to achieve business goals.
Efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments.

Work Schedule:
9-80 Schedule (9Hr Days) - 5 days on / 2 days off

Pay Range:
The pay range for this position is $80.00 - $90.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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