Planner (Civil)

Dornan Engineering Services Limited
13 Mar 2018
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Dornan is an International Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation Company which has gained significant experience across a wide section of construction sectors. At Dornan, we are committed to achieving client satisfaction through safely offering value, deliverability and quality.

We are currently recruiting a planner with Civil experience for a WTE project near Birmingham.

This is an excellent opportunity to secure a position with Dornan as we continue our expansion across new sectors and global regions throughout Ireland,UK and Europe.


  • Project planning using Primavera P6 or ASTA PowerProject
  • Develop pre-construction, construction and commissioning program’s as part of the Dornan project team.
  • Represent the company at progress/planning meetings/workshop’s
  • Development of the project controls systems specific to the project.
    • Setup WBS
    • Set up progress measurement system (PMS)
    • Develop the schedule, S-curves and manpower histograms
    • Cost loading of programs (as required)
    • Baseline the schedule
  • Implementing the project controls system:
    • Progress measuring of all works, direct & sub-contract, using the Dornan bespoke PMS
    • Monitoring of labour man hours & analyse labour efficiencies
    • Update the schedule in primavera/ASTA
    • Systems turnover tracking
    • Monitor delays & client notifications as required
    • Monthly project reporting to senior management

Candidate profile

  • Should have 5+ years previous experience.
  • Experience in the field of construction planning in mechanical/electrical contracting would be advantageous.
  • Ideally the candidate will have a mechanical/electrical construction background in both commercial and industrial sectors.
  • Ex-trade & engineering degree candidates will be considered
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a fully integrated team is essential.
  • Career driven & ambitious

Computer skills

  • Primavera, Asta
  • Advanced Excel
  • Report production
  • MS Office

Additional info

  • Training in Dornan’s extensive project controls procedures will be provided via the planning department
  • The planner is seen as the facilitator of the project controls system and will be aided by the greater project team.
  • Career development opportunities with Dornan’s employee development scheme.
  • Dornan is a CPD accredited employer

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