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Central Planning Sys&Coordina.Engineer

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Start Date
Jun 01, 2024
End Date
Jun 23, 2024
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Job Description

Job title

Central Planning System & Coordination Engineer




Commercial & Downstream


Salalah Cluster - Maintenance – Performance & Systems - 


Oman - Salalah

Budget control

*OPEX and/or CAPEX and/or Revenue amount as relevant*

Reporting to

TL Performance & Systems   

Direct reports


Job purpose

Provides technical engineering expertise pertaining Central Maintenance Planning & Support Systems works, across Salalah Cluster  designated sites and all related operations, under TL Performance & System scope’s, as Technical Service provider of maintenance and execution of minor projects, modifications in accordance with the technical standards set by TSD to maintain the assets through; (1) Execute maintenance planning activities and shutdown to assets & products, (2)  development, sue and update the SAP Maintenance database system for the maintenance and inspection contract activities , (3) Prepare reports and implementation plans / coordination for minor maintenance works in the designated areas; in order to ensure maximum availability of plant at all times, optimizing the cost, time & resource utilization, minimizing the down time and meeting the operational targets that support  the gross margin / profitability with a sufficient organizational capability for business continuity while identifying & developing talent people to as feeder for OQ talent pipeline.


The position will act in accordance with the Group’s Mission, Vision, Values & Strategies, as well as, policies, guidelines and standards, supported by an IT Technology platform, HSE standards, Omani’s government & other legal justification’s, and best international practices in consonance with national objectives.

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Coordination with concerned discipline engineers to prepare detailed specifications, scope of work and ensure optimum use of resources.
  • Participation in identifying & arranging maintenance works beyond in-house resources and need to be contracted out.
  • Leads daily maintenance planning meetings to discuss & coordinate schedules, timing, and critical & priority work, identifying manpower and equipment requirements.
  • Monitor & guide planners to prepare maintenance plans, schedules with sufficient resources requirements for all maintenance activities. Analyse the performance indicators, and recommend solutions to catch-up for lagging areas.
  • Review job plans in the CMMS system giving job estimates showing sequence of steps, manpower requirements, man-hour requirements and any materials or equipment needed
  • Monitors and coordinate work executor’s compliance to routine maintenance or SD planned.
  • Review & adjusts planned maintenance schedules to maximize efficiency and discusses/resolves of actual time from schedule time.
  • Monitor the progress of the planned maintenance activities and update contractor’s performance.
  • Conduct audit backlog, update estimates, and ensure maintenance orders are charged under correct WBS/ cost centres.
  • Proactively resolves issues during all phases of the schedule maintenance (including scope development & start up to completion of shutdown/maintenance activities).
  • Involves in procurement process by preparation of detailed scope of works and liaising with contracts management & execution teams.
  • Arranges for planning/ preparations Shutdown related for jobs. Keep the packages ready in view of materials, resources & other requirements to take-up the jobs in any opportunity.
  • Ensures that all temporary & permanent solutions are being planned & executed in coordination with execution teams for the Inspection generated work requests.
  • Mange SAP Master Data for Maintenance function

Key interactions

Internal: All Salalah Cluster Maintenance Managers & Engineers, Planners, Operations Managers,

External: Contractors, Vendors & Suppliers

Notable Working Conditions. Field Operations and office environment, Moderate to intensive computer screen use.

Education requirements

Minimum Qualification for this position is a bachelor’s degree in mechanical / Electrical / Instrument Engineering or equivalent.

Language requirements 

Excellent knowledge of written, read, and spoken English (required) Arabic - Native (desirable)

Background and experience

Co,mpetencies and skills

  • Engineer: 5-8 years of relevant experience


  • Relevant experience in similar role for Central Planning System (Oil & Gas / Petrochemical or Refinery Plant experience preferred).
  • Engineering Planning strategy experience is a strong plus.
  • Good experience in Performance management for maintenance & shutdown related jobs.
  • Knowledge of :
    • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
    • Expertise in SAP- PM, MM & FM Module.
    • Primavera / Maximo / MS Project
  • Extensive experience in planning, scheduling of routine maintenance.
  • Sound judgment in technical matters with good skills in engineering field materials specifications and international standards.
  • Good experience in handling of Maintenance Contracts and shutdown related jobs.
  • Expertise for budgeting and cost control.
  • Good knowledge in Quality Assurance, Quality Control and HSE plans.
  • Familiar with techniques for ensuring data integrity with various integration of information/ reports
  • Knowledgeable in HSE plans related to maintenance activities.
  • Understanding of Process (P&IDs / PFDs) & Engineering drawings and OEM manuals
  • Result oriented
  • Budget / Estimation
  • Good knowledge in Quality Assurance, Quality Control and HSE plans.
  • International Standards and applicable codes
  • Scheduling and Procurement process
  • Prior scheduling experience in a maintenance facility is a strong plus
  • Resources (internal and external) Cost Control
  • Knowledge in material specification, QA/QC and international Codes & standards


  • Requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong leadership skills as well as the ability to communicate across all levels.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and have a strong attention to detail. Communication
  • Data analysis and report writing skills



  • Computer problem solving skills, ability to identify and resolve problems with appropriate resources Expertise in SAP- PM Module. Primavera P6 / MSP, M/S Office.
  • Excellent knowledge & skills in Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Experience in planning techniques, scheduling & cost monitoring.
  • Knowledge in material specification, QA/QC and international Codes & standards.
  • Ability to schedule major shutdown projects
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and perform multiple tasks simultaneously in a diversified and critical environment.
  • Ability to align the requirements of operations and maintenance
  • Able to build relationships within department staff and contractors with a focus on collaboration.
  • High level of understanding and hands on experience in budgeting and cost control

Skills Required

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