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SFG Engineering Services

Job requirements:


  • PRIMAVERA 6 Experience (MUST HAVE)
  • Cape Town residents ONLY
  • Matric with a diploma related to the planning and scheduling discipline.
  • Primavera 6 Planning Software.
  • MS Projects
  • At least 5 – 10 years’ experience working in a planning function in an engineering construction environment


Job Purpose

Prepares and schedules daily production requirements in close co-operation with the client and production in order to co-ordinate production output with client requirements and to optimise utilisation of facilities equipment and labour.

Duties and responsibilities of the post / principle areas of accountability


  • Develop production schedules for the prefabrication of specific projects.
  • Communicate and correspond target dates with prefabricators.
  • Develop schedules for on-site tank refurbishment program.
  • Optimize schedules when required.
  • Compile and distribute weekly progress reports.
  • Prioritize the work schedule and allocate resources to meet operational needs and budgets.
  • Adapt schedule where required to accommodate any changes in operational requirements.
  • Develop long and short-term plans to increase production capacity and decrease costs.
  • Manage the allocation of resources in line with new/existing projects to achieve the project plan on time.
  • Determine and monitor overall resource capacity, personnel and equipment.
  • Set priorities to maintain production expectations.
  • Anticipate future production requirements and technology changes and plan and budget accordingly.
  • Compile project delays and distribute weekly.


          Key Responsibilities

  • Review, Develop, Plan, Maintain & Tracking of Tender and Tank Erection schedules using MS Projects 2013 and Primavera P6.
  • Align schedules with Client Requirements and Contracts.
  • Review and manage subcontractor Schedules and Reports in line with their contract.
  • Develop, update and manage resource Histograms and S-Curves.
  • Track and Report on Workshop Pre-Fabrication.
  • Track Materials and Long Lead Items.
  • Perform weekly updates and reports with S-Curves for overall projects.
  • Interfaced with Operations, Client and Subcontractors to discuss impact of work and resolution of problems.
  • Conduct regular Site Visits to meet and align with Construction Teams.
  • Attend Commercial meetings with the Client.
  • Compile reports for Claim Purposes.
  • Compile daily and weekly updates for supervisors indicating critical path, progress and slippage.
  • Monitor Potential scheduling problems and report to senior management.
  • Monitor progress and update the schedule accordingly.
  • Tracking of Design, Engineering and Procurement phases across numerous projects.


         Works preparation

  • Ensure that the works preparation for jobs on hand does not deviate from project plan.


  • Occupational Skills:
  • Able to match resources with incoming work
  • Able to work out capacity
  • Able to perform calculations to determine capacity
  • Understand the technical features of petro-chemical tanks


         Behavioural Skills:

  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Negotiating and conflict handling
  • Time management and managing priorities
  • Listening and questioning
  • Good verbal and written communication


  • IT Skills:


  • MS Word -Basic
  • MS Excel -Intermediate
  • MS Outlook -Intermediate
  • MS Projects -Intermediate


         Personal Attributes:

  • Attention to detail
  • Respond well to pressure caused by changing priorities
  • Client orientated
  • Outgoing
  • Good follow through