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CTG Turnaround Planner in Bishop, Texas

Title: Turnaround Planner

Location: US-TX-Bishop

Job Number: 19205565

Turnaround Planner – Bishop Site - 2019

CTG's premier Global Chemical Industry Manufacturing client located in Bishop, TX has an immediate need for a Turnaround Planner.

Job Overview:

The candidate will report to the Turnaround Tools Coordinator. The mechanical planner is a member of the TAR Management Team responsible for all assigned mechanical TAR planning as well as support for secondary discipline planning. The primary function of this role in the Turnaround Project Team is to assure that turnaround planning is prepared and executed in a manner that meets the Site’s Turnaround objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with the I&E, Electrical, and Operations Planners regarding scope development, scope additions, isolations, work planning, PPE, permitting requirements, etc.

  • Support the development of the site/unit infrastructure and facilities (provide summary of needs to Logistics Coordinator, esp. long-lead deliveries)

  • Ensure contractor understands the contents of mechanical work packages

Planning Phase:

  • Attend Core Team meetings as required

  • Follow Site Policies, Procedures, Guidelines and Technical Rules for repairing, inspecting or replacing equipment.

  • Analyze detail planning information from previous TAR(s), as required

  • Participate in the scope definition process, with a focus on the mechanical activities (equipment inspections, repairs and capital projects) as required

  • When advantageous, proposes alternative scope to meet the same objectives.

  • Plan Jobs assigned in the planning tool and produce the according to guidelines set by lead planners, planning coordinators and TAR manager

  • Plans Capital Project Execution Phase activities for the TAR as defined by the TAR and Construction managers.

  • Request secondary discipline (I&E, rotating equipment) planning support as needed

  • Support secondary discipline planning to finalize plans for the mechanical activities associated with I&E and rotating equipment jobs as necessary

Execution Phase:

  • During Execution, act as either an Execution Coordinator or Discovery Planner

  • When acting as an Execution Coordinator, interface with Execution Contractor to organize and conduct daily work, including safety and quality oversight

  • Keep the Turnaround Management Team apprised of the status and assure accurate “Progress” reporting on a daily basis

  • Attend daily execution meetings and provide insight into the interpretation of the scheduling data that is discussed.

  • Provide oversight to the scheduling progression effort and assure that scheduler deliverables are met during the duration of the execution

  • Capture current Job Plan deficiencies and or improvements ideas during Execution

  • Provide contractors with any additional documentation needed to conduct work properly

  • Document daily findings and events (notes/photographs).

  • When acting as a Discovery Work Planner

  • Follow Discovery Work Process and assure that discovery work or scope changes are added to the schedule and that the execution strategy supports the completion of this additional work

  • Plan the Discovery Work so as to provide planning/estimating/material and/or service procurement as necessary

  • Capture current Job Plan deficiencies and or improvements ideas during Execution

Post Turnaround Phase:

  • Provide input to contractor evaluations

  • Continue working with Execution Contractor to complete all Post TAR work

  • Evaluate repetitive Job Plans and correct any inefficiencies for future work

  • Evaluate the work processes and deliverables during the outage and document what went well and what could be in proved. Review this information with the Contractor staff and the Turnaround Management Team prior to the critique

  • Participants in Post TAR Critiques. Specifically provide input on the scheduling efforts and improvements (lessons learned) that can be made for future turnarounds

  • Ensure planning details, daily notes, photos, and other documentation are properly archived

Education and Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, and at least 7 years of professional experience in engineering and/or construction is required

  • Candidate must have overall Field Experience with General Maintenance functions

  • It is preferred the Candidate have Mechanical Crew leadership experience

  • Candidate is expected to be a self-starter and Goal oriented, to investigate and ask questions to meet planning goals

  • Computer Skills = MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), Visio, Word, Adobe Acrobat and SAP Experience is preferable

  • Candidate must be able to read Equipment and or piping drawings

  • Candidate must have basic knowledge of Primavera P6 schedules; How to read and interpret a schedule, to better work with a Scheduler and transfer information for optimization


Pay Rate: $35.00 - $50.00 per hour W-2 (DOE)

Duration: 12 Months, extendable

Shift: First

*Drug testing and background checks will be conducted prior to hire and may include random testing once placed on assignment.

APPLY NOW for resume review by Mary Jane “MJ” Slaughter or email mjslaughter@ctg.com.

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Job: Mechanical Engineering