Vacancy Details

TAR & Projects Planner

TAR & Projects Planner - Refinery - Greater Chicago

Roles Synopsys

A Fortune 100 Refinery business is searching for a Planner to focus on Turnarounds and Capital Expenditure Projects for their refinery in Greater Chicago.

The TAR & CapEx Planner will work on the plans and scheduling for turnarounds and capital projects alongside others in the planning team.

You will have responsibility for areas including EHS, compliance, planning, execution, coordination, budgeting, and cost control for the projects to which they are assigned.

You will drive the planning process and will communicate planning status of all work ensuring that milestones are met on time and in budget.


  • Work to aid the development of TAR and capital work scopes through data gathering utilizing technical resources, inspections, reliability, engineering, etc.
  • Ensure most qualified and cost-effective contractors are procured.
  • Develop work breakdown structures to facilitate cost analysis/tracking/forecasting for budgets.
  • Assist in the development of turnaround and capital budget.
  • Supervise & coach other planners as needed.
  • Work with purchasing on procurement of goods/services to ensure quality and timely delivery.
  • Develop and assemble management documents for communication of safety, cost tracking, schedule compliance, etc.


  • High School Diploma/Equivalent & 6+ years in chemical/refining setting.
  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably Construction Management, & 2+ years in chemical/refining setting.
  • Planning software knowledge.
  • SAP experience a plus.

TEC Group International is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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