Senior/Principal Planner

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. The company employs approximately 14,000 people in about 20 countries. Go to for more information on our business, people and values.

Aker Solutions based in Aberdeen, is responsible for delivering quality service, safely, on time, within budget whilst ensuring the technical integrity of onshore and offshore assets. We actively promote the highest standards of HSEQ and at all times act within the Aker Solutions Just Care procedures. The Planning department within one of our ongoing major projects is seeking to strengthen the team through the recruitment of an experienced Senior/Principal Planning Engineer.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

The position is an onshore based Principal/Senior planning Engineer role. Duties should consist of but not be limited to:

    • Maintenance of the project overall planning requirements

    • Ensure all relevant project procedures are applied as required

    • Maintenance of overall project schedules for progress and man-hour expenditure

    • Preparation and issue of all planning status and the impact of changes in the scope of work and provide recommendations to the project line management

    • Update and maintenance of the Integrated Work Management System, ensuring system integrity at all times

    • Responsible for maintaining the Change Control register and their incorporation into the overall schedule

      Qualifications/ Training requirements

    • OND/HND qualified

    • Must be an experienced user of SAFRAN planning system

    • Experience of planning large offshore construction projects

    • Competent user of industry standard planning tools

    • Experience in similar Principal/Senior role

    • Able to demonstrate suitable experience in the field of planning and project control within the oil and gas industry

    • Able to display good communication and supervisory skills

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Contact Us:

Frontica Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.
For further information please contact Blair Harley 01224 528085