Planner

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General information

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Bachy Soletanche is a worldwide, leading specialist in modern geotechnics and foundation engineering. We bring our experience, innovation, and expertise together to deliver the highest quality ground engineering solutions. Whether you are seeking a small-scale sub-contractor or a major joint venture partner, we operate at every level and can offer as much support as you need to deliver your programme.
We believe that successful outcomes are based on collaboration, mutual respect and well-resourced teamwork. Our designs and advice are based on reliable evidence and relevant experience. Our designers, engineers, project managers and workforce all work together to protect your best interests.
Depending on the scale of your project, you will receive the specialist guidance of either our Core Business or Major Projects team to ensure we offer the most tailored approach to your scheme.
We listen, we question, we challenge, and we deliver.
  

Publication date

3/28/2024

Job details

Job category

ENGINEERING/DESIGN STUDIES/METHODS - Planning Engineer

Job title

Planner

Contract type

Fixed-term contract

Duration of the contract

18 Months

Description of the assignment

JOB TITLE: Planner - 18 Months Fixed Term Contract 

FUNCTION: SB3 - HS2

ROLE LEVEL: Reports to: Site Operations Planner 

LOCATION: Allocated Project - Birmingham 

ROLE PURPOSE:

Responsible to the Senior Operations Planner for the range of activities involved in the project planning life cycle, which includes:

  • Ensuring that the programme content is functionally compliant with the planning procedures and guidance.
  • Identifying planning scope, major constraints and contract requirements.
  • Identifying major quantities and factors affecting the programme.
  • Establishing and agreeing with Operations construction outputs and agree working hours with appropriate Estimator.
  • Establishing and agreeing with Operations and Bid Team key methods of construction, sequencing, installation and commissioning.
  • Producing and documenting the planning deliverables including programmes, planning philosophy, presentations and reports.
  • Producing the Tender Programme and supporting information in accordance with the tender requirements
  • Developing overall programmes, issuing to all parties for review and implementing recommendations, innovation and best practice as applicable.
  • Reconciling company and sub-contract plant/labour and major materials elements in conjunction where appropriate applying resource levelling techniques as necessary.
  • Interfacing with third parties to identify and resolve issues.

In addition to the above, at contract stage the Planner is accountable to the Planning/Project Lead for:

  • Ensuring that the Contract Programme is produced, managed, and maintained in accordance with the planning procedures.
  • The overall planning strategy and the timing & sequence of the Contract Programme activities
  • The issue and communication of the Contract Programme to the Project Lead for onward issue to Client and Project Team
  • Ensuring that all other project planning and programming necessary for the execution of the contract is properly undertaken.
  • Provide support, as required to the BIM coordinators to meet the project requirements or tender submission deliverables.
  • Set up appropriate lean visual programme to assist the Project Team to timely deliver projects and improve productivity, performance and safety of projects.
  • Live the JV values.
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm.
  • Support the delivery of CSUK’s Sustainability activities  

Profile

PERSONAL QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

Individuals will require:

  • Must have operational experience (i.e., site engineer/site agent) together with previous significant experience of planning services in small to medium sized projects within the construction and engineering industry.
  • Proficiency in the use of planning techniques and the required planning toolsets e.g., Project, Primavera 6.
  • An understanding of various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications.
  • An understanding of various methods of planning, programming, and progress monitoring.
  • An understanding of risk and opportunity management with particular reference to planning programming.
  • An understanding of the events that initiate, and of the methods used to demonstrate, delay, or change entitlement.
  • An understanding of various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications.
  • An understanding of various methods of planning, programming, and progress monitoring.
  • Good understanding of risk and opportunity management with particular reference to planning/programming.
  • An understanding of the events that initiate, and of the methods used to demonstrate, compensation event entitlement.
  • An understanding of the construction market, methods of construction, plant, equipment, and labour requirements.
  • Relevant CSCS Card.
  • An OND/HND in a relevant subject is desirable.
  • Experience in working in a NEC form of contract environment

Why us?

Bachy Soletanche is a worldwide, leading specialist in modern geotechnics and foundation engineering. We bring our experience, innovation and expertise together to deliver the highest quality ground engineering solutions. Whether you are seeking a small-scale sub-contractor or a major joint venture partner, we operate at every level and can offer as much support as you need to deliver your programme.

In return for your expertise, and enthusiasm, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including:

Company car scheme
Company Pension Scheme
Private Medical Cover
Life Assurance
Sick Pay and Income Protection Scheme
A Comprehensive Wellbeing Programme
Employee Perks (Discount Programme)
Professional Member Support


Bachy Soletanche is committed to equal opportunities in employment with the aim of ensuring that everyone who applies to work for us receives fair treatment. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or belief and pregnancy/maternity

Job location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom, England, West Midlands

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