Experienced Maintenance Planner / Planning Engineer

Last Updated: 19th November 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Saudi Arabia


Phone Number


Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


• More than 7 years of successful experience in the Projects, Maintenance & shutdowns / Turnarounds in Oil & gas Industry.
• Experience include Maintenance Planning and execution, project execution, Preventive/ Predictive Maintenance, Material management, Maintenance contract Management, manpower management, maintenance budget preparation, shutdown/turnaround planning and execution
• Experience include Reliability Planning for rotating Equipment through Root Cause Analysis to develop a Loss elimination plan, assign Maintenance strategy and criticality of assets.
• Tracking, monitoring work progress and manpower requirements and updating schedule periodically and compare progress to the original or baseline, prepare the progress analysis & productivity reports then analyze the output
• Capable of interpretation of drawings like P&ID, Piping and Equipment Lay out, GA drawings & Piping isometrics, Structural and Civil drawings.
• Familiar with Material Inspection, Quality Control, dimensional check and documentation as per Construction Materials Standards
• Familiar with Welding Procedure Qualification, Welder Qualification, Selection of Electrodes, Weld Visual Inspection. Hydro Test and Pneumatic Test
• Well conversant with the challenges of working in remote locations and offshore platforms. Highly adaptable, offering significant problem solving skills, planning expertise, troubleshooting techniques and a proven ability to implement innovative solutions and optimize resources to achieve cost effective results.
• Working knowledge with Industrial engineering codes & standards apart from ARAMCO engineering standards


Calicut University
Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering

   Mar 2008
— Apr 2012


SATORP ( Saudi Aramco total Refining and petrochemicals co.)
Planning Engineer

   Dec 2017
— Current

• Responsible for the planning function of the all approved static equipment jobs included in the turnaround scope.
• Prepare work packages, Identify Activities, and load resources by using ROSSER software.
• Make a site visit to verify scope of work and location of the work, access needed, lifting requirement, insulation removal
• Identify turnaround activities; Estimate resources, durations, establish precedence, as the main input for the scheduling.
• Identify needs of assisted access (scaffolding, man-lifter), insulation removal as preparative activities for the static equipment related works. Notify to the Scaffolding Planner
• Identify flanged joints to be hot-bolting during the pre-turnaround phase; prepare hot-bolting plan
• Field tagging for the proper identification of the locations of the different static equipment works, which shall include blinds and valves locations.
• Work along with Material Planner and Warehouse personnel to do the Bag and Tag of the material requested for each Work Order, as part of the Pre-Turnaround activities.
• Work closely with the execution contractor to ensure his complete familiarization and commitment with the turnaround plan, which will be a key factor for the success of the turnaround.
• Prepare Work Instructions, Lifting Plans for the static equipment works under turnaround scope.
• Identify critical lifting operations to require a comprehensive rigging study.
• Assembly the Work Packages which shall include: work scope, plan, schedule, resources, scaffolding plan, BOM, blinds list, drawings, Work Instructions, JSA, cost estimate.
• Prepare post-turnaround report upon completion of the whole turnaround
• Perform other related duties as assigned by the TAR Planning Manager
• Preparing Daily, Weekly, Monthly progress and Status reports. Tracking AWR/ASR Jobs.
• Checking availability of material in warehouse in SAP and reserve the same in work order and Initiation of Purchase Requisitions based on required resources.
• Preparing Weekly & Monthly Material Procurement Status report, Tracking Turnaround Materials and Services.

Saudi Aramco- SMPR thru Hadi Hammad al Hammam Est.
Maintenance Planner

   Apr 2016
— Nov 2017

Responsibilities & duties
Responsible for maintenance planning and scheduling of normal maintenance, shut downs / Turnarounds of offshore oil wells and GOSPS (Gas & Oil Separator Plant) which includes maintenance of static and rotating equipment’s, cathodic protection and subsea lines repairs through SAP PM/MM & MS PROJECT. Responsible mainly to ensure safe, reliable and
cost effective maintenance within budget and schedule, ensuring sufficient resource availability to support maintenance, meeting applicable standards for smooth and safe operation of above plants.
• Create New equipment number and Functional location in the SAP System thru (IE01/IL01)
• Create Preventive/ Predictive maintenance Plan and Item in the SAP system thru (IP04/IP42/ IP10)
• Create Task list/ job list for preventive Maintenance work order in the SAP system thru Transaction ZI0005/IA01
• Conduct site visits & discuss with concerned work originators to estimate the exact scope of works for planned maintenance activities.
• To provide planning system support for routine and non-routine work activities through close liaison with area Plant Engineers/Specialist, Technical, Maintenance and operations personnel to ensure plant reliability and extended period of uninterrupted operation.
• Determines resource requirements (manpower, equipment and tools) and work sequences for maintenance jobs, and create request for any additional required resources.
• Detail planning of turnaround equipment such as heat Exchangers, columns, vessels, control and relief valve removal for servicing with assistance of discipline Engineers.
• Explaining/reviewing the schedule logic diagram with operation and maintenance team for fixing baseline schedule logic.
• Schedule work orders for regular corrective, preventive & predictive planned maintenance and finalize maintenance priorities as per scope of work.
• Prepares 14 days rolling plan and one weekly look ahead schedule.
• Update planned maintenance activities in the system (SAP PM) and verification of all resources for maintenance jobs.
• Compile and issue monthly maintenance progress reports of planned man hours, actual man hours, man power utilization, material cost and maintenance cost.
• Review maintenance backlog /schedule compliance, planning effectiveness and provide solution to catchup delays.
• Assist in coordinating routine maintenance requirements & major shutdowns activities
• Preparation of work scope for equipment repairs and leads the team for maintenance work activities to complete the work safely. Monitors the maintenance KPI’s and work towards to improve them.
• Lead the team and conduct the workshop for preparation of critical JSA
• Development and finalization of Maintenance Contracts with vendors, local contractors & manpower suppliers
• Assess fit for service conditions, perform preliminary engineering and provide justifications to upgrade or procure replacement for substandard, unsafe or unreliable equipment’s.
• Preparation of technical specification, bid evaluation, liaison with licensor & vendor for Procurement of new equipment’s.
• Participate in RAM/FMEA studies, implement RCM and assign the maintenance strategy for each asset.
• Review of Design packages issued for plant modifications, new work and upgrade projects and major capital projects.

BPCL Kochi Refinery Sub contract thru M & M Engineering Contractors.
Planning Engineer

   May 2012
— Mar 2016

Responsibilities & duties:
o Prepare and Update Project Schedule Based on the Contract
o Set work program and target milestones for each phase based on the project plan.
o Monitor critical activities based on the project schedule and advise project management.
o Planning work execution as per work specifications / requirements & work target.
o Administer and co-ordinate activities and ensure all assigned tasks are completed timely. Assist in workshop activities including assembly, testing and warehouse management.
o Keep an eye on all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements.
o Preparation of quotations, sourcing from local suppliers.
o Communicate with third party contractors to ensure all equipment is fit for purpose.
o Pre-commissioning and commissioning services under a single project management team in order to provide enhanced safety, quality and schedule performance on the project.
o Monitor day to day work progress and prepare the weekly and monthly program report.
o Maintain and record update of site work progress obtained from project manager.
o Assists in preparing work program, cash flow and manpower histogram or tenders.

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