Planning Engineer

Date: 16/11/2022
Place of work: Baku, Azerbaijan


Job Title:

Planning Engineer





Job Location:

Baku, Azerbaijan

Job type/Contract:

Temporary, start date ASAP

Working Hours:

10h per day 6 days a week

Salary range:

Competitive salary package with benefits


  • Life insurance

Job summary/Role description

The Project relates to the implementation on an EPC lump-sum basis of the New Units of Modernization and Reconstruction works for the Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery in Azerbaijan..

Planning Engineer is a part of the Project Control team following the activities related to the control of the construction work, in compliance with established Project Master Schedule, and the promptly respect of all reporting documentation both to external and internal stakeholders

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop Construction Schedule within the time extent already established in the Project Schedule;
  • Feed Schedule with estimated standard Manhours to obtain Progress Curves and Manpower Histograms;
  • Ensure that the Detailed schedules developed by Subcontractors, as per their contractual obligations;
  • Co-operates with the subcontractors in issuing the supporting documentation for calculating physical progress and in observing the related procedures;
  • Prepare short-term look ahead plans/schedules (when required);
  • Perform schedule control at the cut-off dates and provide forecast on completion dates especially in a presence of any adverse trends so that effective recovery plan can be timely enforced;
  • Assess physical progress at the cut-off dates evidencing any deviations from the baseline and suggesting remedial actions, if any;
  • Perform manpower control by collecting time sheets from Subcontractors and comparing the actual manpower against the planned, as per baseline;
  • Prepare the weekly/monthly Progress Report related to the Site activities in accordance with the Project Procedures.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • University Degree or Diploma in Civil discipline or equivalent.


  • Relevant experience in oil & gas /industrial sector/ EPC projects large refinery plants;
  • At least 3 years of experience in the specific discipline;
  • Relevant Certification of local Industrial Safety for engineers/specialists;
  • Experience working on Contractor side.
  • Proven past experience on Civil and Building construction activities;
  • Good understanding of tracking job progress and formal reporting;
  • Experience working on Contractor side.

Skills and Abilities

  • Native Azerbaijani speaker;
  • Fluent English;
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills;
  • Attention to detail, excellent communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, team-oriented skills, self-motivation and direction, with strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution.

Special Requirements and Comments

Only Azerbaijani nationals with significant experience, consistent with the relevant field, will be considered for this position.