Project Planning Engineer

Project Planning Engineer


Project Planning Engineer, Winnersh/Remote, £40,000


Reporting directly to the Project Manager, the Project Planning Engineer will support the Project Manager and Water Bid Team  with respect to scheduling of water  project’s during the delivery phase and  all aspects of Water Proposal Planning, Execution and Writing including collating information, accurate scheduling, planning, template models and proposal writing using engineering and industry experience.

Providing overall project planning to maximise allocation and utilisation of both human resources and equipment to effectively support meeting customer requirements to time and budget.


Main Responsibilities


  • Manages all aspects of planning under their control using industry knowledge and experience to accurately plan and cost proposals for water clients.
  • Plans and prepares project schedules for human resource and equipment requirements: Draws up master overall project schedule to establish lead time of each project requirement(s) to meet clients start and end dates based on client work packs/orders.
  • Issue standardised plans and comprehensive schedules in various formats and detail to suit different users or audiences.
  • Identifies critical path for delivery and suggested milestones
  • Analyse validity of schedules submitted by outside parties contributing to the project
  • Monitor actual job progress, compare to baseline and report progress against schedule
  • Analyse and report productivity and trends
  • Forecast the impacts on schedule of proposed changes
  • Archive actual schedule achievements for estimating future similar projects
  • Develop and update the project master schedule to include all stakeholder requirements and interfaces
  • Be actively involved in the detailed review, analysis and monitoring of Specialist Subcontractors
  • Work closely on a day to day basis with the Project teams to monitor and/or amend the programme of work
  • Responsible (with the Project Manager) to interrogate and review the contractor’s and programme submissions and update the project master schedule
  • Report on progress and to all requests from Project Manager and Bid Team
  • Liaise with Stakeholders and Project Manager re scope and planning requirements
  • Develop project schedules at the proposal stage to allow project costs to be estimated based upon industry experience
  • Assist in the generation of water related proposal documents based upon developed project schedules
  • Promotes good standard of workmanship and quality control.
  • Monitor and report progress against plan, costs against budget during project execution.
  • Provide technical support to Project Manager and Bid Team.
  • Contribute to the proposal documents.
  • Ensure competency requirements are communicated to the Project Manager for recruitment needs.


HSEQ Responsibilities


It is mandatory that the incumbent is familiar with and follows the Company’s Policy for Health, Safety, Environment and Quality and takes an active part in the compliance and improvement of the Management Systems to maintain our system certification.  The incumbent must report any accidents, incidents, near misses, actual or potential problems with products, services or systems to the HSEQ Department Manager.


The incumbent also has legal responsibilities under country-specific health and safety legislation to follow all Company policies, procedures, guidelines, control measures, signage and permit conditions and to know what to do in an emergency.  The incumbent is also responsible for the health and safety arrangements of subordinates (if any) and for any persons visiting them while on the Company premises.