My client is looking to recruit planning engineers for their offices in West Midlands
Reporting To: Senior Contracts Manager
The Planning Engineer is responsible for the tender and project programming on assigned proposals and projects and advising the Project Manager/Engineer on system and labour requirements to effectively satisfy company and contractual planning and cost obligations.
Direction from the Projects Delivery Director on planning and administrative matters. Once allocated wholly or partly to a proposal or project, use of time is under the sole discretion of the relevant Project Manager (or Project Engineer if one is appointed on the project in question) or Bid Manager (Proposals Engineer).
To ensure projects are planned to meet milestones and cost targets.
To support the Project Manager, Construction Manager and Commissioning Manager in development of programmes to meet their objectives.
To assist in developing and modifying project planning techniques, with the objective of improving the Project Managers ability to control the project programme costs and to manage resources to meet contractual deadlines.
To maintain effective liaison between site operations and office planning activities.
To ensure a standard of quality of schedule reporting and forecasting for individual projects for both Company and Client Management.
To use effectively all programmes, techniques and equipment assigned to individual proposals and projects.
To ensure early warning systems exist on individual projects for the schedule deviations to be notified at the earliest possible time for remedial action by Project Management.
To comply with all Health and Safety responsibilities commensurate with the role, as outlined in the Health and Safety policy.
Any other duties commensurate with the position as may be assigned from time to time.
Water experience regarding Clean water / Waste Water, Construction MEICA installation, updating etc is essential for this role.
Must be competent in Primavera
HNC/D or equivalent qualification in a related discipline
Demonstrable relevant experience
The successful and effective implementation of company planning and project control systems.
The effective use made by Project Managers and the project team of schedule and early warning systems.
The effectiveness of communication between site and office based planning activities.