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  • Location: Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Renewables
  • Contact: Laura Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0191 415 3300
  • Start Date: 2022-01-31
  • Expiry Date: 16 January 2022
  • Job Ref: DaXtra_3780685
Planner - Tyne & Wear

Ask yourself

Do you want to work for a leading global company on a journey to net zero emissions? A company who are accelerating growth in renewables, embracing the need for change and new opportunities that lie within the transition of the global energy markets? 

Do you want to be part of the world’s largest offshore windfarm? 

NRL are very proud to be working with a company taking a leading role in Energy Transition, Equinor.  

 A broad energy company with more than 21,000 colleagues committed to providing affordable energy for societies worldwide. They are on a journey to net zero emissions through optimising their oil and gas portfolio, accelerating growth in renewables and pioneering developments in carbon capture and hydrogen.  

As part of a multi-billion pound investment off the North East Coast of England Equinor are looking to build their team. 

What Equinor’s staff say:  

“My absolute favourite thing about working for Equinor is the people I get to interact with. The people in my team are highly skilled, and I take the opportunity to learn from them every day”. 

“I think it is an exciting time to be working in the energy industry, given the challenges associated with climate change. I believe in Equinor's ambition to shape a sustainable energy future and I want to be part of the journey”. 

Duties will include: 

Produce and verify initial WTG, transmission and balance of plant service plans and sequences  

Support set up of service contracts to ensure contractor planning and maintenance history requirements are captured, understood and delivered  

Maintain and follow up pre-operations activity plan  

Ensure bundling of work scope is considered in all aspects of planning set up  

Responsible for organisation of all planned and corrective work, and the follow up of SWA Service Provider’s scheduling during WTG warranty period  

Responsible for producing 5-year Master Plan, 1-year Operations Plan and 2-week Work Order Plan  

Responsible for creation of operational framing conditions for each shift to go alongside the Work Order plan  

Lead the planning meetings, ensuring all relevant work processes are followed, resource is in place to carry out the work and all work has relevant supporting RAMS  

Ensure work planning, maintenance and safety information is high quality, with timely processing and follow up of due dates within corporate IT systems in line with management system processes  

Collaborate with the asset O&M engineers to support the operation and maintenance of all wind farm assets. 


Experience of planning, scheduling and/or maintenance activities 

HNC/HND in a technology discipline or similar 

Project Management qualification an advantage 

Utilisation of SAP preferred 

Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications 

Fluent English oral and writing 

Previous experience of using Safran advantageous 

Personal Qualities  

Hands-on and proactive, and a good communicator.  

Creative approach to problem solving.  

Can support and contribute to a diverse and dynamic team  

Have the ability to understand and collaborate in delivering on both internal and external needs.  

Proficient oral and written communications skills; with ability to collaborate with multiple internal and external stakeholders and support functions.  

Open minded to furthering knowledge and experience base.  

Live near Port of Tyne or be willing to move to the area.  

Be prepared to do short term business travels domestically and internationally if required.  

What is in it for you: 

A collaborative and innovative culture 

Attractive benefit and reward package 

Endless opportunities 

Innovation for the future 


Work-life balance