Total Energies Is Hiring: Project Planning & Control Engineer – South Africa

Job Description

As a Project Planning & Control Engineer, you will be responsible for the following activities :

Technical requirements and responsibilities:
Detailed analysis and continuous understanding/implementation of the PPA and EPC Contracts in all aspects relating to planning and reporting.
Support the financial team in terms of verification of payment milestones achievement and expected payment status based on the schedule analysis.
Support other workstreams, including Engineering and Economic Development by providing inputs and planning services.
Continuous coordination with all project disciplines and Project Director to ensure full real-time understanding of project health and risks.

Planning and control:

Together with the EPC Contractor, responsible of development and maintenance of the Project Schedule and project control procedures, including the correct implementation of all project control tools, such as WBS, progress curves, monthly/weekly updates and reporting.
Continuous monitoring of the Critical Path activities, with special attention to implementation of proper milestones and KPIs for anticipated warning to the Project Management team, focusing on de-risking the Project.

Ensure the proper implementation, together with the EPC Contractor, of the detailed project control tools, focusing on the preparation of the Level4 schedules and different detailed registers for proper monitoring of the weekly progress.


Review and comments to the Monthly progress report coming from the EPC Contractor, with special focus on all contractual issues that can be a risk for the Project Company or the schedule itself.
Document Control: Oversee and Manage the work of the Document Controller.
In the event that an any claim is arising in the project: responsible to prepare/analyze/configure the different analysis required to address the claim.

Candidate profile

As a Project Planning & Control Engineer, ideally you will possess the following :

Bachelor Degree in Engineering is highly recommended.
Experience in the EPC side is mandatory. Experience as a developer/Owner is welcome.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in Planning, Scheduling, of large projects, with at least 5 years in PV Projects, with 1 project fully completed. In case that PV experience cannot be ensured, the candidate shall demonstrate that he/she has an outstanding profile with 5 years minimum experience in a similar environment.

Proficiency in Primavera Planning & Scheduling Software and tools related to project control (including but not limited to MS Project and other Microsoft Office Suite tools).Willingness to be located at the Construction site during the construction period

Should be accurate, methodical, and organized. Also have a collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills.

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