Civil Engineering Planner (Northern Ireland)

Wellington Professional Recruitment
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum + package
24 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Civil Engineering Planner (Northern Ireland): A leading Contractor is seeking to recruit an experienced Civil Engineering Planner for a permanent role in their Head Office outside Belfast, working on a number of projects across the UK and Ireland. The Civil Engineering Planner will provide planning management and support to the Pre-Contract Team. Due to an already busy workload they now have a requirement for a Construction Planner to add to an established planning team. Reporting directly to the Bid Director, you will produce tender and construction programmes compliant with tender sum, design, and produce methodologies agreed with Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Bid team. Ideally suited to someone already in a planning role, a project programmer with good construction experience, or a competent Civil Engineer or Project Manager with an interest in planning who can pick up Primavera software. This is a great job with a very reputable main contractor based full time in Northern Ireland. Your Responsibilities: Produce programmes, reports as required by the bid team, including indication of deviation from the baseline programme in P6 format. Provide detailed support and assistance to the Bid Team in order to enable the team to evaluate key points on the critical path and test and change logic where previously agreed to either improve upon the tender programme or to highlight key concerns. Manage the Primavera P6 programme for each project and its storage in the company's Enterprise Database. Attend progress meetings with Internal and External Customers and deliver presentations on the Tender programme as may be required. The management of designers and other suppliers' programmes to ensure their sequence of works are fully integrated into the tender programme. Introducing improvements and innovations where appropriate. Providing technical input and advice as necessary. Requirements for the Role: Understanding of the construction process and a sound understanding of engineering principles and their application, such that works are planned and designs are developed with appropriate regard for buildability. Some experience of planning civil engineering projects both at tender and delivery stage. Knowledge of Primavera P6 Software advantageous. General awareness of commercial issues relating to construction contacts. Ability to recognise and record change events during the Tender process. Strong problem solving skills with an ability to listen to and understand internal/external client requests, while maintaining clear communication of the planned works. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong organisational skills to organise and attend meetings with designers and other key suppliers to review progress of programmed work. Degree in Civil Engineering or a related discipline is preferred, but HND/HNC or equivalent will be considered. Chartered or Incorporated member of professional body or working towards it. If you feel this planning role is something you may be interested in and you would like to be considered please apply via the button shown or contact Stephen McConnell on 02890 820943 and we will contact you upon receipt of your application to discuss your suitability and the role specifics in more detail. This vacancy is being advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency on behalf of our client. This job was originally posted as