Senior Planning Engineer

Job Title: Senior Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J911484_1639671965
Contact Name: Jack Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 16, 2021 16:26

Job Description

Working From Home Senior Planning Engineer

Within this role you will be responsible for project control solutions using your expert knowledge within this discipline. You will also be a key contributor to improving processes, procedures and tools utilised by the function.

Within this role you will be joining an growing, strong, and reliable consultancy team, working on a variety of contracts within multiple sectors. As a Senior Planner, you are required to be planning focused, confident in running your own project as well as working effectively within a team.

You will be required to undertake short-term or long-term commissions to address a variety of customer and client needs. You need to possess a track record of cost management at pre and post contract, working on contracts through the development cycle to the delivery through the construction phase.

Key Responsibilities

* Adherence to Health & Safety practices and project specific procedures
* Collection of all data required to prepare Level 3 Programme Baselines
* Raising of activities and coding structure in the propriety software Primavera P6 (including the importance of correct WBS awareness & alignment)
* Co-ordination of logical links between engineering, procurement, and construction
* Calculation of activity durations from estimates and critical path identification
* Submission and formal approval of Baselines
* Exchange of electronic planning data with departments and clients
* Liaison with the procurement department and suppliers regarding equipment required on site dates
* Liaison with site planners and subcontractors for site execution timings
* Level 3 & 4 updating from: engineering, procurement & site planner feedback
* Scheduling of Programme activities on a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly basis
* Input/production and issue of weekly updated 6-week look-aheads
* Introduction and analysis of approved changes into the Programme
* Programme Risk Analysis and What-If scenario exercises
* Production of Ad-Hoc Programmes as required
* Analysis of schedule update data and communication of trends to relevant parties
* Production and distribution of reports & graphics, including EVM and forecasting
* Tracking of Key Dates and relevant KPI's
* Attendance at relevant project, progress, and planning meetings
You will confidently interface with
* Planning resources
* Design/Engineering/Procurement/Construction Departments
* Estimating & Change Control
* Site Planner
* Suppliers and Subcontractors
You will report to
* Project - Project Manager: Senior Planning Lead
* Corporate - Head of Planning
You will have:
* Previous experience in a similar role
* Stable employment history
* Ideally have worked in roles which have required Security Clearance
* Proactive and enthusiastic approach
* Confident communication skills with departments and clients
* Mobility to travel to sites and client locations as required
Your experience & training will include:
* Relevant formal qualification for the position
* Primavera P6 competent
* MSP competent (but not essential)
* MS Office competent
* Knowledge of contracts, including NEC and Extension of Time calculations

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