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Planning Engineer (Construction / shaft)

Job Introduction

The HS2 Main Civils Contracts include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels).

Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM driven), SCL tunnels/adits, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, utilities diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

We currently have a vacancy for a Planning Engineer  on our HS2 Main Works Contract.

Assist the Planning Manager to develop and monitor the construction programme, ensuring compliance with the SCS planning standards and HS2 requirements to provide a safe, efficient and cost effective programme meeting all required access dates, milestones and key dates. Reporting to the Senior Planner and Planning Manager.

 

The Planner (Construction) is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Construction programme meets all required access dates, milestones and key dates in compliance with the Employer’s Planning requirements, contract data and works information.
  • Contribute to assessment of programme risks, including development and implementation of mitigation measures.
  • Interfacing with other functional teams including, but not limited to: BIM team, design team, procurement team, consents team and construction execution.
  • Adhering to BIM team requirements and integration of the construction programme into the BIM model.
  • Progress monitoring and regular updating of the construction programme, including forecasting of potential problem areas and proposing mitigation measures to the Project Manager.
  • Cooperation with the Senior Change Planner/Manager in all related construction programme matters.
  • Helping to liaise with the client’s construction planning team, stakeholders and with other works packages to communicate the SCS Construction Planning approach and to ensure sharing of best practice, innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Pursuing excellence and continuous improvement of the SCS construction planning approach, modification of standard processes and procedures for effective and continuously improvement.
  • Develop and maintain short term plans for the responsible asset including gaining updates from the functions.   

 

 

Role Responsibility

The Planner (Construction) is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Construction programme meets all required access dates, milestones and key dates in compliance with the Employer’s Planning requirements, contract data and works information.
  • Contribute to assessment of programme risks, including development and implementation of mitigation measures.
  • Interfacing with other functional teams including, but not limited to: BIM team, design team, procurement team, consents team and construction execution.
  • Adhering to BIM team requirements and integration of the construction programme into the BIM model.
  • Progress monitoring and regular updating of the construction programme, including forecasting of potential problem areas and proposing mitigation measures to the Project Manager.
  • Cooperation with the Senior Change Planner/Manager in all related construction programme matters.
  • Helping to liaise with the client’s construction planning team, stakeholders and with other works packages to communicate the SCS Construction Planning approach and to ensure sharing of best practice, innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Pursuing excellence and continuous improvement of the SCS construction planning approach, modification of standard processes and procedures for effective and continuously improvement.
  • Develop and maintain short term plans for the responsible asset including gaining updates from the functions.   

The Ideal Candidate

  • Degree in civil engineering or an appropriate professional qualification
  • Prior experience in planning function in civil engineering projects preferred in shaft or underground project)
  • Knowledge of the development and implementation of Asset structures, Planning Standards, WBS and Planning processes in a BIM environment.
  • Competence in Primavera P6 or other planning software
  • Knowledge of Safety, Environment and Risk Management
  • Strong communication skills

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