Construction Planner

10 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an engineering degree qualified (or equivalent) Senior Construction Planner with hands-on rail or metro construction delivery experience who is interested in progressing in our project management and consultancy services team.

We are looking for people with the ability to make a difference, pro-actively define and manage risks and influence others to deliver successfully. Candidates must have significant skills and experience both as a rail (or similar transportation) construction planner working in a multi-disciplinary consultancy / contracting team or on behalf of our clients in project teams together with practical on site experience in project delivery.

You will be required to develop (possibly from scratch) strategic and tactical plans of work in all stages of the project lifecycle using a variety of typical tools, including the use of Primavera P6 (and other Oracle products), Bentley Microstation (and other Bentley products), Navisworks, TiLoS, Synchro etc. Where some proficiency is recognised, training will be provided for other software products.

Interested candidates should be progressing to or have achieved chartered status with a relevant professional body. You will be largely UK focused, based out of our London office. Opportunities may also arise to work in other areas of the UK and possibly overseas. Candidates must have strong technical capability, excellent communication and project management skills, and be willing to take on new challenges.

About You

A typical week would include:

* Production of delivery programmes for design and site delivery
* Set (or support the set up of) the standards and working methods for the construction planning function across an entire project.
* Support the development of a BIM-centric construction planning team, providing expertise and guidance as required to construction planning and project staff.
* Support the development and implementation of the BIM Strategy iensuring relevant aspects of people development, as well as, process and toolset enhancements are provided to meet the requirements of the UK Government BIM Maturity Model and associated industry best practises and standards (BS1192:2007, PAS1192:2012 etc).
* Develop and maintain construction processes and programmes, at both strategic and tactical levels.
* Co-ordinate the construction planning and scheduling of a variety of construction activities within one project or across a number of projects, including identification of testing and commissioning / deliver into operation activities.
* Define forecasts for labour, plant and materials, enabling optimisation of resources.
* Create suitable project logistics and traffic management strategies.
* Development of Constructability Assessments for use by the project team and clients in defining construction approaches.
* Provide support to management for all construction planning functions ensuring that issues within the construction programme are highlighted and understood.
* Give appropriate construction planning advice and direction to project staff, consultants, contractors and clients.
* Coordinate the availability of 3D CAD Models to enable dynamic use of the design data for construction planning application: 4D/5D/6D modelling etc.
* Contribute to the engineering input to multi-disciplinary railway engineering (design and consultancy) projects.
* Facilitate effective planning of the works within the project team.
* Deliver regular progress / programme updates and input to project reports.
* Deliver information regarding changes and delays that have impacted the programme on a period by period basis.
* Deliver necessary reports, to allow senior managers to direct the project appropriately.
* Provide specific programme outputs to support other project processes including ‘as built’ documentation.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

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