Project Planning & Controls Specialist Hired by Hitachi Energy

Location : Chennai, Tamilnadu.

Experience : Minimum 5 – 8 years.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Support LBU/LPG project manager and lead planner in planning, scheduling and control.
  • Development of a comprehensive project plan during tender and execution as per scope.
  • Establish project schedule, man-hour budget and monitor its progress. Routinely analyse, evaluate and forecast the current project status against the baseline schedule. Assess the impacts of design or construction changes to the schedule.
  • Evaluate the actual position of the project, compare the actual state with the desired state, and takes corrective actions if required.
  • Develop and maintain integrated role/resource loaded baseline and current schedule for better cost forecasting.
  • Ensuring adherence to best practices (critical path) and quality standards (six sigma)
  • Report the status of schedule and man-hours in a time phased project baseline, actual and forecast data to appropriate project and company management. Prepare slide pack for project review.
  • Coordinate all work on the project, ensuring that objectives are met within budget. Conduct site visits to verify progress and identify any potential and critical issues. Work with the teams to recommend
    recovery plans and update the schedule and budget accordingly.
  • Notify LPG Lead planner / Portfolio leader/ Project controls manager (as part of project team for ‘A’ projects) of any deviation or scheduling issue and provides input for optimizing resources.
  • Issue progress reports, program updates and productivity data on a regular basis and as requested by customers and stakeholders.
  • Devising strategies to overcome roadblocks or delays through technical knowledge, innovating short cuts or alternative ways, improvising with available resources, scheduling overtime to meet the deadline etc.
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Job background :

  • Bachelor’s in engineering and proficiency in project planning, control and reporting.
  • Minimum 5 – 8 years professional work experience in project management domain.
  • Planning experience in Power Grids / FACTS / AIS and GIS.
  • Experience working with project management plans (PMP) and plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E).
  • Proficient in Oracle Primavera P6 planning tool.
  • Experience in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) planning.
  • Strong communication skills in written and verbal (English).
  • Ability to develop, maintain and update detailed schedules, ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Create reports and provide analysis using Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
  • Capability to work from offshore.
  • Multi-culture experience.
  • Proactive, Self-Motivated, Flexible.
  • Quick to learn and execute.
  • Ability to document business requirements.

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