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Schlumberger OSS SENIOR PROJECT PLANNER in Houston, Texas


Job Title:


Job Discipline:

Operations Support



Job Summary:

Responsible for project planning duties including schedule development, schedule baselining, progress measurement set-up, schedule maintenance/progressing as well as schedule analysis/reporting to internal and external stakeholders and customers.

Need to be able to work independently, applying planning and scheduling techniques and ensure schedules are compliant with company planning procedures.


  • Ensure and drive for safe working and adherence to HSSE requirements.

  • Develops and maintains integrated product as well as major work package project schedules based on inputs through various supporting systems

  • Coordinates planning efforts to produce a baseline schedule and obtain the proper approvals (thru reviews) from all project stakeholders

  • Ensures that the project priorities are clearly communicated to project management, engineering, manufacturing, and other functions within the Organization, both at the project and work package levels

  • Reviews and integrates subcontractor schedules and ensures compliance with project requirements

  • Supports set up of the progress measurement and progress reporting systems in accordance with established procedures

  • Participates in risk identification and mitigation; prepares the integrated product or work package schedule for use in Pertmaster as well as the risk mapping matrix

  • Participates in internal / external project meetings and provide inputs/recommendations for the timely completion of the project

  • Develops project presentations and provides reporting information for both internal & external use (standard as well as customer specific reports) on an as required basis

  • Prepares detailed analysis of the project’s critical and sub-critical paths incl. the development of schedule recovery plans as required

  • Actively participates in the identification of project changes to the original scope and provides schedule impact information for the creation of change order requests

  • Implementation and update of project schedules for incorporation of approved change orders

  • Mentors/coaches junior planning staff

  • Participates and assists in refining and updating the Integrated Planning processes and procedures

  • Supports tender schedule creation for new ITT’s based on Scope of Work, execution strategy and customer delivery requirements

  • Implementation of lessons learned.



Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated previous planning experience within a manufacturing/engineering/ project management environment.

  • 5+ years of project controls work experience (or equivalent) in the oil and gas EPC and/or manufacturing environment








United States

Employment Status:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) preferred

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret and summarize information clearly and quickly

  • Experience working internationally with other locations

  • Excellent collaboration skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to working independently with minimum supervision and/or guidance

  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in the use of Primavera, MS Project and Microsoft Office applications

  • Knowledge of Pertmaster Risk Management Software and SAP is a plus


NSAM (North & South America)

Title for Posting:

Senior Project Planner


Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor—priority referral Protected Veterans requested.