Engineering Planner

at Principle Power
Location Emeryville
Date Posted May 12, 2021
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Engineering Planner

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Emeryville, U.S.

Education Required: Bachelor's Degree preferred

Position Start: ASAP

General Description

The Engineering Planner is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing fully resource loaded schedules for use by the Engineering Management and Project Management functions in the estimation and execution management of the full range of proposals, projects and engineering programs undertaken by Principle Power.

The Engineering planner may also be called upon to assist project teams in the development of Project Execution Plans addressing procurement, construction and logistics activities associated with the development of WindFloat based wind farm developments.

The Engineering Planner reports to the VP Engineering.


• Internal: Engineering Discipline Leads, Project Engineering Managers, Study Managers, Project Managers, Business Development Managers

• External: Customer, Fabricators, Installation Contractors, Engineering Subcontractors, and Equipment Vendors

Main Accountabilities

• Establish a suite of baseline, resource-loaded Engineering schedules for the full range of WindFloat Engineering and R&D projects to include: Concept Definition, Pre-FEED, FEED / Basic Design and Detailed Design

• Establish a rolled-up master Engineering program schedule to enable the forecasting of engineering resource requirements on a discipline by discipline basis, based on current projects and forecast awards

• In response to RFQs, develop tender-specific resource loaded schedules to support CTR development and proposal development

• For successful project awards, update proposal schedules to establish the baseline project schedule

• Manage each project schedule to reflect progress and agreed changes and feed back into the master Engineering program schedule

Required Education:

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field preferred

• PMO certification would be an advantage

Required Professional Experience:

• Minimum 5 years of directly applicable professional experience is required

• 6 to 10 years is highly preferred

• Experience in setting up engineering planning and control systems and processes from scratch would be an advantage

Required Knowledge:

• In depth experience of offshore floating platform engineering and delivery for the wind energy and/or oil and gas industry

• Demonstrated experience in Engineering planning for floating offshore platforms either in the wind industry (preferred) or oil and gas

• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

• Advanced knowledge of industry-standard planning software such as Primavera P6

• Fluency in English; proficiency in French and Portuguese would be an advantage

Other requirements:

• Fluency in English (both written and oral)

• Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills

• Creative approach to problem-solving

• Systematic and detail-oriented approach to deliver high-quality outputs both within defined schedules and with short notice

• Process and results oriented with high degree of operational autonomy and responsibility for output

• Customer-minded and collaborative

• Comfortable working in a multi-cultural environment and willing to travel abroad to support responsibilities, potentially for extended durations

• Authorization to work in the US

• Willingness to bridge the time gap between US and Europe

To apply, please send CV and cover letter to