Planning Engineer – ATKINS – Saudi Arabia

Faithful+Gould are currently looking for an experienced Planning Engineer to form part of our Project Management Consultant (PMC) project team based on a large mixed use Development in Riyadh. The main objective of the PMC is to implement and manage the overall Development Programme, which includes infrastructure enhancement works, as well as retail mall and hospitality new build and refurbishment elements. The team shall be expected to assist the client in any way possible to ensure the Development is completed to the required timescales and within their stated budgets. The project is expected to last for up to 3 years for Phase 1, with an option for Phase 2 lasting a further 2-3 years also.


Responsibilities

Ability to assist in developing initial baseline schedules with little project information. This requires previous experience is hospitality / mix use development projects.
Assist in the preparation and management of overview and strategic programmes, including design, procurement and construction schedules together with supporting information required schedules
Coordinate, and assist the Senior planning engineer in the preparation and development of master planning, engineering, procurement, and construction schedules together with associated information required schedules
Develop project dashboard reports in excel, MS Power BI or other reporting tools
Review the schedules and related documents from the designers and contractors including monthly reports and analyse the content to ensure compliance with project objectives
Review schedule trends to identify problem areas and recommend corrective action to management. Monitor actual progress against planned progress
Monitor engineering design progress, material and equipment procurement and construction and commissioning status
Prepare progress monitoring tools using earned value for the management and monitoring of the above mentioned schedules. Monitor progress both on and off site. Identify deviations (progress trends) in both construction and procurement progress and suggest possible courses of corrective action
Interface on a daily basis with the designers, PMCs, main contractor sub contractors and internal management.
Carry out studies into scheduling, manpower, productivity and material flow as needed
Attend offsite meetings as requested by the client
Review schedules for slippage of key dates
Identify stakeholder key tasks in the baseline schedule
Assist in the defence / approval of any claim for time extension or major change to the schedule
Other duties as requested from time to time
Participate with the project management team, as directed by the Project Director, to achieve project deliverables.
Issue high-level schedule weekly updates
Identify and report main issues interfering with progress
Identify and report on measures for improving schedule performance
Coordinate with Senior Planning Engineers on all aspects of the work
Provide all time related information to the Senior Planning Engineer
Follow the procedures, tools, templates, instruction, etc.
Monitor the timing of submittals against schedule requirements
Assist in the preparation and management of overview and strategic programmes, including design, procurement and construction schedules together with supporting information required schedules

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-05-15
Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role: Construction and Building
Company Industry: Construction/Civil Engineering

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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