Planner – Highways

Salary: 47000

Contract Type: Permanent

JOB TITLE: Planner

LOCATION: East Midlands

SALARY: up to £47,000 plus package (depending on experience)

My client a market leading contractor is looking for an exceptional Planner to be part of a top highways project based in the East Midlands.

Description and requirements


To work with the project planning team to develop, maintain and update the project programme.

Working closely with the site team and our suppliers, clearly communicating sections of the programme in a way that suits the user, managing the short-term programming and imputing progress into the master programme

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining and updating main project programme, applying the correct coding so that the programme suits the project and the clients needs.
  • Apply planned and actual resources to the programme.
  • Programmes are clearly communicated to all users in a way that suits them and that highlights the constraints and resources that they have to work with.
  • Provide the link between the planning and delivery teams initiating the short-term programme and assisting the delivery team with its development, providing a challenge about quality and results where necessary. Leads the 4-weekly collaborative planning sessions
  • plant, equipment and labour requirements
  • Identify areas of developing programme risk with the planning and project team.
  • Review supplier’s programmes, ensuring that they align with the required planning standards and project requirements / dates.

Skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Construction experience and technical understanding of engineering principles, construction techniques and best practices.
  • Understanding of various forms of construction documents, contracts and specifications.
  • Experience of various methods of planning, programming, and progress monitoring working for a construction contractor.
  • Understanding of the construction market, methods of construction, plant, equipment and labour requirements
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Degree/HND/HNC in Construction / Engineering or relevant time spent in delivery/construction role

Please do get in touch with Sabrina ODonnell at your soonest convenience if you would like to find out further information.

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