Planner Electrical & Instrumentation

Civil & Structural
  • UK, South East, Berkshire, Reading
  • Contract, 16 months
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Planner Electrical & Instrumentation to join a highly reputable Blue-chip main contractor in Reading for 16 months, this company offer great development and progression opportunities and well known for putting their people first. Job Description: Some of the main...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 28.02.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1155/27204

Quote ref: 1155/27204

Job description

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Planner Electrical & Instrumentation to join a highly reputable Blue-chip main contractor in Reading for 16 months, this company offer great development and progression opportunities and well known for putting their people first.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Some of the main responsibilities for this role include:  

· To manage the program for the project or part of project to which you are assigned  

· To undertake monthly contractor PFA reviews as required under NEC contract conditions  

· To enforce the business & the Intelligent client’s policies and procedures across the project  

· To coach the operational project teams on planning elements of their work and integrate and communicate effectively with the project team  

· Develop the instrumentation schedule across the project through interactive planning sessions  

· Interface directly with supply Chain and undertake regular physical review & challenge of claimed progress in areas both on and offsite  

· Manage the planning at all stages of a project, identifying any rectification action required and influencing the parties responsible to complete these actions  

· Lead the generation of schedules (and their re-baselining where required) involving the project team to give understanding, buy-in and commitment  

· Provide coaching to the wider operational teams to enable them to work more effectively and with minimum direct planner support, hence improving overall efficiency  

· Application of technical and construction knowledge to produce integrated programs  

· Establishment of accurate and up-to-date programme metrics to define the status of projects across the portfolio  

· Work closely with the Project Manager and QS to maximise the potential of each project, attend site meetings when necessary to discuss and confirm progress.  

· Coordinate the supply chain to achieve production targets and key milestones  

· Act as the ‘conscience’ of the project, accurately defining project programme status  

· Develop and maintain the Rules of Credit for progress capture  

· Produce change requests and supporting data for any change of project baselines  

· Manage schedule-related elements of the risk mitigation plan / opportunity plan  

· Collect and maintain schedule data within the project library  

· Intervene where required to refocus planning efforts in the recovery or redirection of projects and develop recovery plans / review supply chain recovery plans

Requirements

Qualifications:  

· Qualifications in Electrical / Instrumentation / M&E Engineering, project or construction management, or equivalent vocational training and experience is desirable  

· Member of an appropriate professional body is desirable (ACostE, APM etc.)  

 

Technical Experience:  

· 5 years+ in a Planning role  

· Primavera P6 expert  

· Acumen Fuse user experience desirable  

· Nuclear experience desirable  

· Construction experience desirable  

· Earned Value Management  

· Expertise in the use of MS Excel (Pivot Tables etc.)

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