Our client is looking for a Planning Engineer to join their team in their Norwich offices. This role will be responsible for providing planning support to projects in accordance with company Projects Planning processes to control and monitor the project schedule on Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction and Commissioning activities. This role reports direct into the Project Controls Team Leader.
This a contract position based in Norwich, working Monday to Friday. It will be available on a PAYE Day rate basis and candidates must have right to work in the UK to be considered.
Key responsibilities include:
To prepare the planning software (P6) with the appropriate WBS, Resources, Coding and Calendars in line with the Company Operating Procedures.
To engage with the Engineering and Construction teams to ensure the correct programme inputs are received and maintained throughout the project life cycle with reference to Engineering, Materials, Fabrication and Labour requirements.
To prepare resourced logic linked Level 4 Construction Programme(s), identify critical path(s), from engineering receipt through to handover to operations
Identify any schedule conflicts and report these to the Construction Team, assisting resolution where appropriate
Provide Level 3 summary programme(s) for integration into the Project Master Programme
To establish and maintain a Project Construction Baseline in line with the Project Key Milestones
Produce Baseline Gantt Charts, Histograms, S Curves and supporting Tabular Reports
Report Progress against the Baseline on a daily/weekly/monthly basis with supporting Gantt Charts, Histograms, S Curves and Tabular Reports, providing reforecast and variance analysis
Provide updated Level 3 summary programmes for integration into the Project Master Programme
Liaise with the Construction Team to ensure helicopter and boat resources are available and efficiently maximised
Provide support to the Project Management Team (PMT) in the relevant project meetings
Provide ad-hoc construction planning reports upon request
Qualifications / Experience:
HNC or Degree in relevant engineering or management topic / Project Controls related training
5 years' plus experience in similar role
Experience of working in an energy related industry and within an engineering/construction team is essential.
Good working knowledge of Primavera P6 and expert user in Excel
Able to analyse a project programme, detect issues, and effectively communicate the project's schedule performance, issues/concerns and recovery plans to the project team
Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
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