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Planning Engineer / Senior Engineer

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Position: Planning Engineer / Senior Engineer
Location: Warrington
Type: Contract
Salary Negotiable

Our client has a requirement for Planning Engineer / Senior Engineer with a background in engineering who will be required to work on a contract basis in Warrington. Job Description:

This role is to provide planning services on SCP project to ensure delivery of planning to time, cost and quality. Working within the AXIOM SCP project controls team, the individual will be responsible for planning, Earned Value (EV) reporting and interrogation of cost data as directed by the planning manager and PM team. Working alongside others in the team, there may be opportunities to support the cost engineering activities.

Job Responsibilities:
• Undertake activities to support the delivery of the project to time, cost and quality, and work in accordance with the required procedures and processes.
• Contribute to the planning strategy for assigned tasks and sub tasks, so that the approach taken in each case is effective and appropriate to the project needs and client requirements.
• Contribute to the management of the baseline plan and monitor progress against this plan for designated activities, highlighting any issues promptly and recommending actions.
• Contribute to the monthly reporting requirements, including progress and earned value reporting, to support financial forecasting and any necessary corrective action.
• Proactively identify and highlight any progress issues which threaten successful delivery of the project, so that recovery action may be taken.
• Contribute to the management of change events and provide the necessary planning/cost engineering support, so that all relevant issues, actions and risks are understood and taken into account.
• Liaise with the engineering team for progress reporting and change management.
• Liaise with the client project controls team as required.

Level of discretion:
• Routine project planning activities are not supervised.
• Refers any issues that threaten project delivery to manager.
• Works within Axiom procedures at all times.

Essential Experience:
• Minimum HNC/D.
• Conversant with Primavera and Microsoft Suite of tools.
• Reasonable level of Microsoft Excel knowledge and skills.
• Basic project management skills.
• Capable of managing own work and that of others.
• Commercial awareness.
• Relevant experience, typically equivalent to 5-8 years, in project planning.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment.

Preferred Experience:
• Professional qualification.
• Experience in contracting environment and contracting styles.
• Relevant design / site experience.
• Appreciation of Cost Engineering.
• Conversant with Primavera and Microsoft Suite of tools.
• Experience in the use of P6 import / exporting via XLS.

BPSS Security clearance will be required.

At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our Engineering consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for any individual who has an experienced background in Planning Engineering / Senior Engineering looking to work for a reputable engineering organisation.

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