Are you a skilled Lead Planner with significant offshore shutdown experience in the Oil & Gas industry? Brunel is actively recruiting on behalf of a leading Oil & Gas Operator for a confident & decisive Lead Shutdown Planner. 12 month contract role based in Perth working 45 hours per week. Organisation One of the leading Operators in the industry and among the most respected in the world. Committed to innovation, they truly are a major global player with a huge presence in Australia. An Industry leader responsible for developing some of the worlds largest & most complex projects globally. With a reputation for employing the best candidates on the market & retaining solid performers, this is a company that offer outstanding compensation packages, a collaborative work environment and a balanced work-life culture. Job description The Lead Shutdown Planner is responsible for all aspects of the shutdown integrated schedule, including pre-execution planning and preparation activities, pre-shutdown execution activities, Operations rundown, restart and decontamination activities, and shutdown event activities. The Lead Shutdown Planner will prepare detailed schedules, assist in the development of execution plans, establish robust progress controls, forecast potential issues and prepare recovery plans. Responsibilities include liaising with all shutdown and IOSC functional groups to ensure the shutdown is planned in sufficient detail to allow adequate forecasting to ensure Shutdown milestones are achieved. The Lead Shutdown Planner will also have a key role in the offshore execution and close out and reconciliation phases of the shutdown. Requirements - Minimum qualification is Trade/Diploma level qualification in Electrical or Mechanical field; - Minimum 10 years' experience in planning / scheduling associated with major offshore oil and gas projects; - Past planning experience with oil and gas facility shutdowns; - Advanced application of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (SAP or other); - Advanced scheduling tool experience e.g. Primavera or similar; - Proven planning coordination and leadership skills in large projects environment; - Experience with Plant shutdown/turnaround activities, including planning, resource requirements, cost management, material reservations, etc.; - Must have strong PC skills including the use of MS Word, Excel, and Project; - Able to adjust to changing schedules and priorities; - Must be able to work in multi-discipline large project team environment; - Must exhibit effective communication and people management skills.Note: Successful candidates will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in Australia. Offer With over 100 offices in 42 countries we are proud to offer this exciting career opportunity with an industry leader. As a Lead Shutdown Planner seconded by Brunel, it means you are employed by us & guided in this process by a dedicated Account Manager. In addition to your salary that is always paid on time, we also offer excellent benefits, such as favorable super fund etc. At Brunel, you are securing not only a contract but also your career. We provide the tools for success; world class training and advanced technology to ensure you succeed within Brunel. In addition, Brunel also provides excellent upward and international mobility worldwide.