CONSTRUCTION PLANNER

  • Interserve
  • Swansea, UK
  • Sep 24, 2019
Full time Construction Engineering

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

To provide planning and programming input into projects within the region at prequalification, tender and contract stage through the development of accurate methodologies and sequences. Develop meaningful Phase plans, stage drawings and written methodologies to meet the projects contractual requirements. The role will suited an existing planner or site manager transitioning into planning and has room for future development to a senior position.

The role will cover the South Wales region and could be based anywhere in the region, either on one of our live projects or based from our Swansea office.  Flexibility on location and willingness to travel is essential for this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing preconstruction/tender programmes, method statements phasing drawings and other supporting information in support of tenders
  • Provide planning and programming input into prequalification’s and bids which will involve developing the construction methodology
  • Liaising with bid managers, estimators, designers, temporary works department and specialist subcontractors as necessary to develop accurate programmes
  • Preparing presentation material using PowerPoint, Sketch-Up, Paint or similar and presenting our construction proposals at interview;
  • Develop 4D planning opportunities
  • At contract stage work with the site teams to develop the detailed construction, design and procurement programmes and other supporting information required to meet our contractual requirements
  • Provide support to site teams to review progress or update programmes and report as necessary
  • To support and be familiar with own role and responsibility in respect of Business Continuity Planning.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Keen interest in and a good knowledge of building, civil engineering, general construction and refurbishment techniques and methodology; Suitable level of safety training and hold an appropriate CSCS card;
  • Ability to absorb and assimilate project information quickly and to demonstrate clarity of thought in developing and presenting solutions;
  • An ability to think laterally and apply innovative solutions
  • Ability to work independently and manage own workload but must also be able to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Be able to communicate articulately with colleges as well as with clients, industry professionals and suppliers outside the company;
  • Capable of preparing programmes using one or more of the project management software packages in use in the company e.g. Power-project, Microsoft Project, Primavera;
  • demonstrate a good working knowledge of NEC and JCT Compliant Programmes
  • Have the ability to baseline and Reschedule Monthly reports
  • An understanding of the design and procurement process and an awareness of contractual matters
  • demonstrate experience of early contract involvement
  • Site experience (desirable)
  • Lean programming skills (desirable)
  • A understanding of Bim and 4d planning (desirable)
  • Familiarity with the standard Microsoft Office suite of software (particularly Word, Excel and Power-point)
  • A proven ability to develop logical and economical construction sequences together with associated supporting documentation.
  • The ability to demonstrate previous examples of innovating project experience where solution have benefited the project will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Asta Powerproject
  • Understanding of Temporary works processes
  • Understanding of TG20 scaffolding procedures and ability to prepare scaffold schedules

PERSON

  • Qualified to HND/Degree Level
  • Membership of a professional body e.g. CIOB or ICE is encouraged (desirable)
  • CSCS Card – Appropriate Level

Interserve is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. Everything we do is shaped by our core values. We are a leader in innovative and sustainable outcomes for our clients and a great place to work for our people. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. Headquartered in the UK, we have gross revenues of £3.3 billion and a workforce of 68,000 people worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities for all and are accredited by Investors in Diversity & the National Equality Standard. www.interserve.com/how-we-help/construction