Planning Engineer

Planning Engineer

My Client is looking for a Planning Engineer to be based out of the London Office, as the Planning Engineer you will be Supporting the project teams with all planning related activities associated with the management of their contracts and reporting requirements.

Job Description

Planning Engineer
London - Tottenham Court Road
Rate - £400 - £450 per day
6 months +

My Client is looking for a Planning Engineer to be based out of the London Office, as the Planning Engineer you will be Supporting the project teams with all planning related activities associated with the management of their contracts and reporting requirements.

Principal Accountabilities

- Participating and supporting the project teams in project and programme planning and progress meetings. Identifying and maintaining programme / project milestone and schedule interface activities.
- Performing and/or coordinating, collecting, verifying, and integrating the work scope for all entities into the total project plan.
- Performing productivity analysis of construction operations. Establishing the productivity basis to be utilized in estimates, as developed in concurrence with Construction. Reviewing labour estimates for reasonableness.
- Establishing milestones for the total project or major portions of the project. Reviewing project work activities in support of project milestones. Coordinating the timely, systematic and complete acquisition of scope definition and related data.
- Preparing and/ or reviewing schedule logic and duration changes in conjunction with the project team, to determine whether the schedules will adequately support the overall project schedule and comply with NEC contractual processes. These processes include checking that plans are complete and reflect the contractual scope of work, time risk allowances are clearly shown. In conjunction with other project team members review cost loading submissions.
- Reviewing and evaluating schedule durations for all activities relative to the support of project milestones. Supervising/ directing the calculation of durations and other considerations affecting activity durations.
- Planning, organising, and supervising schedule resource loading and analysis. Coordinating development of all bulk commodity release and installation curves. Integrating appropriate manpower requirements for each discipline/specialty relative to the overall project needs. Determining quantity and manpower levels in support of the project needs and schedule philosophy.
- Obtaining schedule information required by all disciplines. Identifying schedule restraints and their effects on the total project schedule. Working with all departments to provide an understanding of the total project schedule needs. Integrating all schedule activities. Identifying schedule considerations and problems resulting from interdiscipline or group restraints and interfaces.
- Supporting development of scheduling standards and procedures. Compiling, summarising, updating, and maintaining historical schedule data. Monitoring and reporting the critical path and schedule performance of the total project.
- Performing project schedule analysis and studying of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities. Recommending alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.
- Coordinating information input into specific studies. Integrating activities and total work scope identification. Evaluating study results and recommending conclusions for project team consideration and discussion. Supervising/directing project schedule staffing and quantity reporting.
- Preparing and presenting schedule impact reports. Leading the development and review of schedule recovery plans, including evaluation of additional resources/costs required to affect such plans.
- Monitoring that schedule backup and historical archiving is carried out in accordance with programme requirements.

Mandatory CRL Requirements

- Co-operate with Crossrail in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.
- Act as a role model for Crossrail's vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrail's Ways of Working. Encourage and support others to do so too.
- Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues.
- Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put Crossrail information or information systems at risk.
- To be responsible for the management of Health and Safety for direct reports.

Main Challenges of the Job
- Undertakes planning and scheduling processes that are required to manage contracts and contractor schedules.
- Undertakes programme progress reporting.
- Maintains accurate schedule interface requirements.
- Adhering to NEC contract processes for management of schedule data and submissions.

Person Specification
- Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
- Relevant experience on a large scale infrastructure project.
- Skilled in oral and written communication.
- Working knowledge of PC operating systems, with proficiency in several basic software applications.
- Working knowledge of multiple discipline specific software applications, such as Primavera (P6) and Microsoft Office Applications, for example.
- Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

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Key Consultant

Adam Razzell

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I provide skilled professionals for the engineering and operational aspects of the rail signalling and telecoms industry. My area of specialist expertise is within signalling design. I have established a very good reputation in my field and am proud to represent a large pool of extremely talented candidates.

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