As Turnaround Lead Scheduler you will be responsible to deliver all Turnaround managed schedules. You will partner with the Turnaround, Projects, and Maintenance planning teams to develop, review, track, and report on progress through the entire Turnaround Life Cycle. To be successful as the TA Scheduler, you will need to demonstrate experience in following and applying scheduling processes from creation to close out, developing junior schedulers, and applying continuous improvement practices to stay outstanding.
Provide visible safety leadership throughout bpSolutions on and off-site.
Report to the Scheduling Discipline Lead (DL) for technical and developmental aspects of their role.
Deployed at the bp Westlake Campus to support schedule development as a team member in squads led by the asset’s Squad Leader (SL) (Project Controls Manager, PCM).
Contribute to the asset’s squad as the onsite scheduling SME to deliver site’s goals from scope development to close out with a focus on safety, risk, and business goals
Accountable to lead all aspects of all schedules include all approved scope and are built within the scheduling standards outlined in the Common Practices and Scheduling Working Instruction.
Responsible / Accountable for establishing clear direction, priorities, and boundaries for Site Controls while energizing and supporting the team to achieve outstanding performance.
Accountable to coordinate the schedule outputs are within the agreed standards of all collaborators in the Cost Controls, Planning, and Procurement organizations.
Handle the 3rd party scheduling resources to ensure the staffing plan meets the demand and communicates the efficiency of that plan to the SL and DL.
Implement mentorship for technical assurance associated with discipline’s activities within the squad and ensures work is completed to agreed technical standards.
Closely supervise performance against realistic targets (baselines) to ensure that objectives and KPI’s are met and build action plans or corrective actions to address variances.
Supervise compliance of the change control process.
Facilitate the review of construction schedules for accuracy and evaluate critical and near critical path durations.
Perform Primavera Administration responsibilities for the site (if needed).
Engage as a member of the Scheduling Community of Practice as the site’s representative to communicate standard processes and gaps.
Participate in 3rd party scheduling roles interview boards as the scheduling SME.
Consolidate, review, and publish all schedule data needed for pre-reads for readiness reviews that require schedule data to complete the review. Participate in all readiness reviews as the scheduling SME.
Crucial Experience and Job Requirements:
+7 years Turnaround experience
+5 years as a Lead TAR Scheduler handling turnarounds with more than 200k direct hours over 5 or more units.
High School diploma
Active TWIC Card
This role will interact with each site’s TAR stakeholders, Project’s Controls Manager, and TAR manager as a TAR scheduling SME.
This role needs to have strong verbal and written communicate skills and work independently to accomplish deliverables.
Why join us
At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.
There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.