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P6 Planning Engineer - Defence/nuclear engineering

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: £45 - 60 per hour + PAYE/Umbrella per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Security Cleared
  • Contact: Louise Wardle
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Expiry Date: 16 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 195532LW

A Planning Engineer with a defence/nuclear engineering background is required to provide project managers with accurate and timely project planning tools and cost reports for all work undertaken by the Engineering Services Technical Authority (ES TA) or Specified Project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer and to develop the Project Planning and Cost Control functions within the Nuclear Engineering Directorate. The role is currently remote working but candidates must be prepared to work on site in Plymouth for some of the week. 

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Project planning and co-ordination activities for specified Project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer.
To maintain the budget inventory of approved tasks
To provide a cost collection service for all project and overhead work within specified project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer.
To develop the Project planning tools and deliverables as required by the Nuclear Engineering Director.
To develop the cost collection service as required by the Engineering Services Director.
To provide routine and detailed reports/support to meet the requirements of Facilities Manager and individual Project Managers/Centre Managers.
To assist in the development of a rationalised project planning and cost collection service for the whole of Engineering Services.
Co-ordinate the activities of Labour Capture input.
To manage a team of Administrators/Cost Engineers when project requirements arise.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

BTEC in an engineering discipline or relevant experience
Good communication and analytical skills and computer literate
Good working knowledge of windows-based computer applications, including an understanding of relational database methodology Requisite project management / planning experience and Primavera P6 user.

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.