Kelly Services Turnaround Project Planner in Houston, Texas

T/A Project Planner - Houston TX

We are seeking an experienced Turnaround Project Planner for a 9 month assignment in Houston TX.

In this role you will be responsible for utiliziing SAP for forecasting scope of projects and review and validate clarity of work requests. You will work with the lead inspector, mechanical I/E engineering, and process engineering and act as primary focal point for identifying execution plans for all project work.

The qualified candidate for this role will have a basic understanding of Mechanical, Instrumentation and Electrical knowledge in an industrial plant atmosphere and understand the functionality of transaction screens when planning via SAP. You will be expected to complete the following:

  • Creating archived jobs against function locations that are accurate and meet the loading factors for specific job tasks

  • Have a basic understanding of industry best practice of process cleaning prior to critical maintenance task cutting/welding/confined space etc

  • Communicate to contractors the specified training required to perform related tasks on site

  • Produce cost estimates of non-stock material and contract service providers as required.

  • Requesting quotes from both labor and material vendors.

  • Define scope of work documentation for contract services bidding process and lead bid meetings

  • Test the plan to ensure alignment with original turnaround project objectives.

  • Initiate the interface between maintenance resources and other site functions to develop an integrated plan.

  • Identify material needs, develop BOMs, and archived job plans in conjunction the warehouse personnel.

  • Produce the job packages for craftsmen to execute work.

  • Develop standard plans and maintain archived plans for future use.

  • Responsible for planning related KPI measures.

  • Building a strategic guideline with in the planning process to meet business demands

  • Act as on site foreman/lead for all contract services that do not provide direct site supervision.

  • Initiate procurement and track status of materials and contract services, as well as participate is closing purchase orders as needed.

  • Document major changes in job scope and deviations from the plan

  • Reconcile plan to actual charges at turnaround project closure

  • Initiate the review of plan performance for continuous improvement of the planning process


  • 5 yrs field planning experience in the plant industry

  • Have knowledge of industry standards etc. PHA, Mechanical Integrity, Safety, Environmental.

  • Understand the basic philosophy of industrial equipment operation.

  • Basic Word / Excel experience with spreadsheets.

  • SAP planning functionality knowledge requires

  • SharePoint Document retention knowledge

This project is expected to start October 31st - Apply now for consideration.

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