ATSS Group has a shipbuilding client in Florida in need of a Senior Pipe Planner. 


Has day to day implementation responsibility for planning and scheduling the OPC work related to the Piping Integrated Program Team, including the development of the Integrated Master Schedule including development of work packages, logical relationships, resource loading, integration with other IPT plans, Critical Path analysis, and change management.


Develop, mentor and train junior level piping planners
Develop pipe work packages/work orders, maintains production routings and monitors process lead time to support the master schedule.
Monitor and maintain work package changes driven by ECN’s
Generate work packages, material requisitions, project component order releases, certain inventory transactions, etc.
Develop and manage a portion of the master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet production schedule and delivery date of marine vessels.
Application of the principles and practices of production planning and inventory control in an MRP environment. Ability to enter, maintain and generate accurate data and reports.
Overall responsible for coordinating and expediting the flow of work, manpower and materials within or between departments, crafts, and work locations.
Update and monitor labor/material estimates and actual performance at the work order level.
Design and create scheduling and staffing models that provide the best optimization of labor cost and production volume and efficiency.
Read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and blueprints, specifically piping system diagrams, isometrics and spool drawings
Perform material take offs to support labor estimates and supply chain requirements
Monitor IMS and provide in-yard-need dates to support the production plan.
Monitor and Track Enabling Events such as Engineering Outputs, Material and Equipment Ordering and Delivery Schedules
Perform work in accordance with ESG’s ISO standards and EVMS system description
Maintain Forecast Dates in Schedule
Identify/Implement BCR’s
Assist CAM and Production with schedule, labor and Subcontractor Management
Establish, Maintain and Update Subcontractor Schedules
Assist/Create, Run Reports Weekly/Monthly
Maintain High Standards in Schedule Quality
Support CAM’s in VAR Analysis
Ensure daily production requirements are achieved to meet customer expectations.
Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple projects.
Analyze production specifications and shipyard capacities to determine manufacturing processes, manpower, material, and tools, etc.
Communicate with craft superintendents to determine status of assigned work.
Expedite operations that delay production schedules and alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
Ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of production operations.
Provide information needed for Earned Value Management reporting.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Construction, or Engineering with five or more years’ experience in a Piping Production Lead, Piping Planner or Project Manager position desired. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


Intermediate level Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook experience required.
Experience with Primavera P6 in a resource loaded, EVMS Schedule.
Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior management, employees and government officials.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines.
Ability to read engineering drawings, specifications and blueprints, specifically piping system diagrams, isometrics and spool drawings.
Ability to rapidly obtain, sort, filter, and analyze large volumes of data.
Experience in industrial engineering, shipbuilding and production processes.

Experience working in a manufacturing environment and government contract work preferred.
Experience working with Cost Point Manufacturing Orders preferred.