Maintenance Planner

Job Location US-LA-New Orleans
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The Planner is responsible for planning discipline-specific and/or general maintenance and modification activities while accounting for safety/health/environmental factors, reliability, and cost in support of production assets.


Perform work prep activities for work orders requiring routine subject matter expertise including but not limited to:

    • provide detailed procedural job steps
    • identify tool and equipment requirements
    • identify and coordinate 3rd party and/or construction needs for orders with support activity requirements
    • identify and requisition required materials/services to facilitate repairs at the asset
    • enter/update the Integrated Activity Plan as appropriate
    • identify production and/or impacts to Personnel-on-Board
    • adhere to budget limits, seek platform leadership/finance approval as needed
    • adjust start date based upon needs of the asset/constraints
    • process completed work prep feedback forms
  • Comply with and adhere to all work preparation, scheduling, and execution process requirements.
  • Consult Technical Engineering Support for procedure or work planning guidance and seek concurrence as needed.
  • Coordinate work prep activities with other planning team members as needed or as directed by Planning Team Leads.
  • Responsible for the creation and modification of corrective maintenance task lists.
  • Responsible for final verification of completeness of work preparation prior to work execution.
  • Identifies recommendations and/or areas for improvement.




Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced team player capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple competing priorities.
  • Effective organization skills, time management, and interpersonal skills are a must. 
  • Must be self-directed and work well independently.
  • Must have proficiency in standard software packages including MS Word, Excel, along with proficiency in SAP-PM and SAP Business Objects/Business Warehouse.
  • Must be proficient in maintenance planning and scheduling fundamentals. 
  • Must have the ability to read engineering and process drawings, P&IDs, etc. 
  • The ability to develop and foster positive working relationships with Planning Team members, platform leadership, and all platform-based personnel is a necessity.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an expert level of knowledge of maintenance scheduling and estimating principles/techniques.
  • At least five years experience with maintenance planning.
  • Experience with and knowledge of operating and maintaining an oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico is a significant plus.
  • Must have demonstrable expert level knowledge in SAP PM module and Business Warehouse/Business Objects.
  • Solid Understanding of resource planning and resource allocation techniques.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices.
  • Must hold or able to secure a TWIC Card through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).



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