Senior Planning Engineer

Job Title: Senior Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: D.O.E.
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1712-47_1513852400
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2017 10:33

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting a Senior Planning Engineer to work for our client based in Leicester, the duration is estimated to be 12 months. This is a contract role with excellent hourly rates dependant on experience, the client is engaged on projects in the Nuclear industry.


Role Profile

Reports To: Head of Planning

Main Purpose:

To support Senior Project Managers and Projects Managers in the delivery of their projects by providing a high level Planning service for the preparation of project plans, producing baseline scheduled tasks, resource profiles and financial models, and providing programme updates as required.

Key Responsibilities:

* 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.
* Act as mentor to Junior Planning members to assist in their personal development.


* HNC or equivalent in an appropriate engineering discipline.


* 5 - 7 years planning experience in a project based engineering environment using Primavera planning software.
* Project planning and change management for small/medium/Large sized EPC projects.
* Worked with Project Managers to deliver successfully packages of work on major multi-disciplined projects.
* Supervised junior members of planning staff.
* Worked in a tender planning environment for EPC projects

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.