Site Planner

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting a site based Planner on an 24 month fixed term contract. The role will be based on site in Cork, Ireland. Below are some key responsibilities and duties.


Preparation and submission of project schedules and plans, ensuring schedules and plans are prepared to the required level of detail and accuracy in accordance with contractual requirements and Wood policies, procedures, and standards. 


  • Understanding the scope of the project and contract deliverables.
  • Collection of data required to prepare detailed schedules using data gathered from the Wood Imperium systems.
  • Create & manage detailed a detailed construction schedule through to the construction & close-out phases of the project.
  • Development of Level 4 Schedules to support the basis behind Implementation work-packs for the project.
  • Provide planning support during Shutdown events on site.
  • Raising of activities and coding structure in the selected planning software.
  • Interfacing of planning information between Wood and the Clients team.
  • Liaise with Operations, third party contractors and Vendors to develop a holistic construction schedule to support implementation activities
  • Liaison with engineering/site teams and feedback of planning/progress information on a weekly basis.
  • Analysis of schedule data and communication of results to relevant parties.
  • Producing visual aids to help explain the schedule of work, including bar charts, network diagrams and histograms.
  • Making sure the achieved progress on the project fits the progress anticipated in the schedule.
  • Keeping in contact with the PCM and client focal point.
  • Manage dependencies, highlight critical paths, slippages & floats within projects
  • Facilitate scheduling meetings with Project Managers & Engineers to discuss the progress of the project & address any issues that arise.
  • Ensuring that all the separate elements of the project fit together and are working towards a common aim Identifying the best series of events in the correct order for the project to finish on time and on budget.
  • Carry out all works in compliance with Wood Corporate and Project specific procedures.
  • Attendance at relevant progress and planning meetings.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Extensive relevant industry experience in construction planning role. 
  • Significant experience of construction planning, scheduling and management of change
  • Knowledgeable across engineering, procurement and constructions execution
  • Maintenance and Shutdown experience
  • Extensive Primavera P6 knowledge and experience

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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