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Project Planner


Koch Specialty Plant Services LLC has an opening for a PROJECT PLANNER / PROJECT COORDINATOR to work in the area of Industrial Process Columns, Drums and Tanks. This position for KSPS is for a clients along the Gulf Coast with primary duties consisting of detailed plan development of assigned work scope, generally involving installation of mass transfer equipment, pressure vessel modifications, and mechanical work including heat exchangers, valves and piping.

This role is not eligible for Sponsorship. Relocation assistance will not be provided.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Perform job site assessments to view the work areas
  • Review drawings, customer requirements and specifications to develop work scope activities
  • Use knowledge of best work practices and procedures to develop project execution strategy and identify task constraints
  • Assess manpower requirements and determine estimated durations for the work activities
  • Define “Division of Responsibilities” for project resources (manpower, equipment, support contractors, PPE, consumables, etc.)
  • Interface with Safety Professionals, Industrial Hygiene and Operations Professionals to develop Safety Execution Plans for the work
  • Develop and compile Job Packages for field execution team, containing drawings, work scope, safety plans, etc.
  • Assess and determine construction equipment needs
  • Interface with contractors to verify work plans
  • Support customer Turnaround Planner by providing work activities, activity durations and manpower for scheduled development

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • 3+ years in a planning/scheduling role
  • At least 1 year of experience using Prometheus software for planning/scheduling
  • 3+ years or more of related industrial plant experience
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and demonstrated ability to develop scope of work and schedule
  • One (1) or more years of practical experience working with business software such as MS Office, SAP, Oracle, etc.
  • Familiarity with mass transfer equipment, heat exchangers, valves and piping
  • Candidates must be able to meet all company and customer qualifications to access job site including training requirements

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 5+ years or more of related industrial plant experience
  • 5+ years of experience working with towers and pressure vessels
  • 5+ years of turnaround planning experience
  • Past experience working as a foreman or above
  • Solid working knowledge of towers and drums including the installation of trays, packing, and other internals
  • Working knowledge of Primavera or other equivalent planning software
  • Working knowledge of Lifting/Rigging procedures

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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