Planning Engineer

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £50.00 - £51 per hour

  • Contact:

    Stephen Slade

  • Contact email:

    stephen.slade@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH120042_1583424324

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-04

  • Start date:

    ASAP


PLANNING ENGINEER

Location: Newbury
Duration: 12 months
Rate: £50.00/hr Umbrella or £38.24/hr PAYE

Experis are seeking a Planning Engineer to provide a high-level planning service for the preparation of project plans, producing baseline scheduled tasks, resource profiles and financial models.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Experienced in a project-based engineering environment using Primavera planning software.
  • Knowledgeable in project planning and change management for EPC projects.
  • Worked with Project Managers to deliver successfully packages of work on major multi-disciplined projects.
  • Worked in a tender planning environment for EPC projects



Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare robust tender and contract programmes using the designated planning tools.
  • Fully resource programmes, produce resource histograms, resource level programmes, understand and communicate the effect on programme schedules to project team.
  • Include appropriate financial data in the programme to produce a project cost/time distribution profile and communicate the results to the project team.
  • Display and analyse the project Critical Path and advise the project team of the results and any appropriate corrective action.
  • Produce/maintain project baselines and execute the change control process as appropriate.
  • Correctly record project progress in the programme (ensuring the planning software correctly calculates the data), reschedule programme to take effect of the progress data and communicate the results (schedule, resource and financial) to the project team and advise of any appropriate corrective action.
  • Produce project reports/data directly from the planning software arranging the data to align with the company accounting software.
  • Understand and report on project using Earned Value Analysis techniques and interpret/communicate the results and any corrective action to the project team.
  • Produce programmes that satisfy contractual requirements incl. NEC3.
  • All programmes and documentation to be produced to company practices and procedures
  • Manage a portfolio of project programmes and supporting Planning Engineers/Junior Planning Engineers including supervision and checking of work to ensure that all work complies with company standards and procedures.



Education.

  • HNC or equivalent in an appropriate engineering discipline.