Planning/Costing Engineer

Requisition ID 
Department / Discipline 
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Work Location
KW Shuaiba

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking to recruit a Planning Engineer for KNPC New Acid Gas Removal Plant (AGRP) based in Mina Al Ahmadi Refinery, Kuwait.


  • Review the contractor’s EPC schedule to verify its integrity and revise as necessary using current milestone dates and benchmark projects
  • Review and approval of the EPC Contractor’s progress measurement system and other planning related documents
  • Review and approval of the project management and coordination procedures
  • Monitor the progress being claimed by the contractor, raise any areas of concern and propose corrective actions
  • Participate in risk identification, analysis, mitigation and manage potential risk to project objectives
  • Verify the incorporation of the impact of approved changes in contract schedule and cost
  • Participate in progress review meetings
  • Verify and certify EPC contractor’s invoices with respect to progress percentage and the amount invoiced
  • Monitor EPC contractor’s cost / progress performance
  • Review and assess variation requests, evaluate and recommend the eligibility of the contractor’s claims
  • Preparing cost reports periodically and as required for presentation to the management
  • Assisting in preparation / finalization of asset tables for the completed projects
  • Coordinate for financial closure requirement for final account and final payment criteria

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from recognized University
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the refinery and petrochemical industries
  • Prior Middle East experience an asset

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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