Vital resources have been employed by a main contractor in the east of Scotland, to assist them in appointing an experienced Planner to a major infrastructure project in the East.

Within this role, you would be expected to:

  • Perform scheduling and planning activities as per tender and contract requirements.
  • Create, maintain and review construction programmes and schedules
  • Develop pre construction requirements and produce schedules to achieve construction dates
  • Fully understand project programmes and schedules and communicate to the wider team
  • Present written method statements and programme commentaries
  • Co-ordinate work activity with external contractors, third parties, suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Consult and negotiate with third parties including consultants, designers and developers as required.
  • Provide information for and attend pre-tender, mid tender and post tender interviews or meetings.
  • Undertake detailed analysis of delays in contract plans and report accordingly to line manager.
  • Undertake revisions of project programmes as and when required
  • Provide planning input/information for PQQs, tender responses including quality submissions

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Pre and post contract experience in a construction planning role on major projects
  • Strong knowledge of planning requirements of different forms of construction contracts
  • Strong understanding of modern building techniques, plant and equipment and an appreciation of logistical needs/issues
  • Experienced user of Asta Powerproject, Primavera or MS Project
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) and database software
  • Previous experience in a similar capacity
  • Solid background in civil engineering
  • Degree educated (preferable)

For this our client, is willing to offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive package.

For more information, please contact Jamie Nicholson on 07717306822