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Job Title JP-2019-102 Planning Engineer – Commissioning & Start Up

Swift Engineering  Baku office is looking for candidates for the below position:

Position Title: Planning Engineer - Commissioning and Start-up


  • To work as part of the CLIENT Commissioning & Start Up (CSU) team providing and leading functional planning support to the ACE CSU manager and the CSU team.
  • To initially develop and maintain a level 3 resource loaded commissioning & start up plan for the ACE Topsides; Topsides Rig and Living Quarters from first-principles in collaboration with the construction team (MC dates), commissioning team (CTP’s) and operations (SH1).
  • Collaborate with AGT Cat ‘B’ / ACE Brownfield integrated planning team.
  • Support the ACE planning team lead in achieving the objectives of the ACE planning function. 
  • Ensure timely and high quality delivery against key planning / reporting activities and deliverables. 


  • Ensure key planning deliverables are developed, maintained, assessed, and communicated.
  • Assist in developing system priorities, and produce / maintain SH1 Ready For Start Up “skylines” aligned with requirements for Start Up Execution Milestones.
  • Establish resources for the level 3 CSU schedule based on benchmarks.
  • Maintain a commissioning readiness plan.
  • Maintain a commissioning readiness dashboard.
  • Maintain a level 3 resource loaded commissioning & start up plan.
  • Prepare and maintain a commissioning execution dashboard.
  • Assist in performing “what if” and/or risked scheduling scenarios (as required) to support development of alternative work sequences.
  • Assist in providing experience based duration estimates as inputs to schedule risk analysis (SRA) exercises.
  • Provide CSU input to the ACE master control schedule (MCS).
  • Ensure compliance with CLIENT planning and scheduling practices and procedures.


  • Work with the ACE CSU manager, ACE planning team lead, ACE construction planning engineers, ACE construction/ commissioning leads, ACE project controls manager.
  • Interface with operations team.
  • Interface with the Topsides fabrication contractor planning engineers.


  • CLIENT planning and scheduling procedure & guides.
  • Primavera (P6) project planning software.
  • Microsoft suite of software Inc. Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBI.


  • Prior construction / commissioning & start up related planning and scheduling experience on Oil & Gas facilities, with CLIENT major project experience.
  • Previous experience of initial development / maintaining / reporting against a level 3 resource loaded commissioning execution schedule.
  • Sound background and experience in major projects planning processes.
  • Advanced influencing and communication skills in English language.