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Planning Engineer

Planning Engineer

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Contact phone:

    01452 225120

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Planning Engineer, Contract, Newbury

Top 5 Major Tasks and Activities:

  • Develop/implement and maintain the Project structures (WBS/OBS/RBS/CBS)
  • Develop/baseline and maintain the Project integrated schedule. (Level 1-3)
  • Ensure alignment between the integrated scheduling toolset and the companies financial and material demand toolset. This includes alignment of any Level 4/5 schedules.
  • Regular status update of the integrated schedule and the provision of metrics (eg critical path/total float) and schedule analysis of the impact to the project.
  • Resource/cost loaded schedules to inform the IBP and also to provide financial status of the project

Additional Key Accountabilities:

  • Provision of schedule risk analysis updates on a monthly basis and to inform the baseline
  • Inclusion of key milestones and status against these
  • Critical path analysis of the integrated schedule on a regular basis * Correctly record project progress in the schedule), reschedule to take effect of the progress data and communicate the results to the project team and advise of any appropriate corrective action.
  • Understand and report on project using Earned Value Analysis techniques and interpret/communicate the results and any corrective action to the project team.
  • Establishing and leading on Interactive Planning workshops
  • Leading on Rolling Wave (lookahead) meetings
  • Ensuring that the schedule is cost loaded in line with the Baseline budgets
  • Ensuring that the schedule is updated with forecast dates and Estimates at Completion (EAC's)
  • Lead on alignment of schedule to project change register.


  • Ideally a bachelors degree (or equivalent) in engineering / project / construction management or a related field
  • Professional qualification (eg APM/Acoste/RICS) (or equivalent)
  • Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
  • Extensive experience applying schedule management in a complex environment
  • Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3/JCT
  • Advanced knowledge of scheduling toolsets e.g. Primavera/MSP
  • Quantitative risk analysis experience
  • Forensic Planning
  • Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out
  • BPSS Security Clearance

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