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Assistant Planner

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per year
Benefits: + Benefits
Reference: J22926
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 20th June 2022
Closing: 18th July 2022

Do you want to work for a company who value and invests in their staff? An employer who puts staff morale, engagement and retention as a priority no matter the external market conditions? Then read on!

Our client, a highly reputable civil engineering contractor based in the West of Scotland, is looking to expand their team by adding an Assistant Planner with experience within the Civil Engineering sector primarily within the water sector.

Due to a successful run of project wins and a sustained period of growth they are looking to add to their commercial team. They are currently operating within Water, Marine and Power sectors, but have capabilities to offer a diverse service offering to their clients making them one of the faster-growing organisations in the Scottish Market.

You won’t be short of opportunities within this business, as they have an array of exciting yet challenging projects to work on and furthermore they are investors in people, so you could really kickstart your Planning career with them.

As an Assistant Planner your responsibilities will include:
• Assisting with the Planning and Management team to create impact on programme and progress.
• Working closely with bid teams, producing outline programmes for tenders.
• Build NEC compliant programmes from first principles using relevant scope, specifications & drawings.
• Identifying contract requirements and constraints.
• Assist the planning team on the development of workable, project programmes
• Liaise with other functional staff ensuring the programme incorporates all activities and detailed logic associated with those functions
• Monitor progress, analyse trending schedules and cost information then produce date and report finding to management in a proactive, timely manner.

You should have a methodical approach, great interpersonal skill and have the following skills:
• Educated to a degree or HNC level in a relevant civil, mechanical or electrical engineering discipline.
• Have proven expertise within the civil engineering industry
• Contractually aware, ideally with NEC3 or NEC4 contracts
• Passionate about promoting a safe working culture on your projects
• Primavera P6 software experience is preferred and further understanding of Microsoft Project & other packages is advantageous.

This is a full-time position that offers flexible working opportunities and long term job security. On offer is a competitive salary and a well- rounded benefit package. If this sounds like just the job for you then we’d love to hear from you to discuss the company and the role in more detail. Please apply with a copy of your most recent CV or for more information, contact Kirstin Marshall on 01786 446651 quoting J22926.

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