Assistant Planner Job, Aldershot

Our client who is a major Government backed construction firm are looking to recruit as Assistant Planner for a major construction project in North Hampshire.

Assistant Planner

North Hampshire


£30,000 to £35,000

Assistant Planner

Our client who is a major Government backed construction firm are looking to recruit as Assistant Planner for a major construction project in North Hampshire. The project is to provide construction support and planning assistance on a major redevelopment of MOD living accommodation and quarters.

Purpose of the role:

  • Reporting directly to the Senior Planner, the Planning & Scheduling Engineer is in charge of, and responsible for, part of the overall Pre-Construction programme. He / she will develop and maintain the programme for the scope of work for which he / she is responsible

Key Responsibilities:

  • Observe and promote Health and Safety requirements.
  • Develop and maintain the Procurement Tender programmes with input from the Procurement / Construction project team and support from the customer’s site team.
  • Provide Planning support to Tender evaluations
  • Provide Planning support to the Pre-construction Design planner
  • Provide Planning support to Transition Programme Planner
  • Update and report on Trade Package procurement programme.
  • Attend site regularly, assist site Project Planners and report on progress.
  • Develop other programme updates and studies as required.
  • Use Primavera P6 for the Master Project Schedule for various detailed schedules as needed to support the Engineering group and Project needs.
  • Organize internal meetings with the relevant project members to update the programmes
  • Update the programme with actual progress and design sequence development for both the Customer Trade and Lump sum Contractors and third party activities.
  • Analyse the activities, durations, links, and critical path; inform the Project Managers when variations or delays from the plan are detected; forecast completion dates; and recommend recovery plans to mitigate delays.
  • Manage interfaces with other programmes, such as Site Works, Utility works, Procurement, Commissioning, contractors, and the Client, to identify and manage upstream and downstream impacts and relationships.
  • Prepare and issue formal weekly and monthly updates/reports and ad-hoc studies, analysis, and reports.
  • Monitor work and update plans and schedules with actual physical progress
  • Incorporate changes into plans
  • Identify variances, and potential variances, from baseline plans and discuss with project manager potential corrective action required to ensure schedule compliance
  • Manage personally controlled project documentation in an orderly manner
  • Prepare option studies and develop new works proposals in consultation with the PMs and Pre-construction Director.
  • Assimilate information and summarising it in a manner that can be used to communicate the work scope to others

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of a range of engineering, procurement and construction
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in large multi-year projects
  • Excellent knowledge of Primavera P6, including resource allocation and standard scheduling techniques.
  • Excellent / Good knowledge of Excel
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and MS Project.
  • Experience of Time Schedule Management
  • Design, Procurement, Construction and/or commissioning scheduling experience
  • Excellent project control
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent oral and written English proficiency with excellent communication skills
  • Logical thinking and working in an ordered fashion
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Planning, leading, organising and controlling skills
  • Team Player
  • Relevant post qualification experience

This role will be taken quickly so please apply today.

Construction, Planning, Construction, Building, Planner


  • Aldershot (Hampshire, England)
    Job Location
  • £30000 - £35000 per annum
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Permanent
    Employment Type

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