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  • Location

    Chellaston, Derbyshire

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Davinia Farr

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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1st Step Solutions are currently working with a National M&E Contractor that have an opportunity for a Planner to join their team in Derbyshire.

Job Purpose:
* To support the project team by utilising project planning systems and processes as a basis for developing proposal and project schedules

Aims and Objectives:
* To focus on the expected team behaviours for achieving significant results and outcomes for the business, ensuring its leading-edge status within the industry and reputation with its customers are maintained

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
* To develop, integrate, and analyse detailed project schedules and plans including development of critical path and project float
* To obtain input from project team members, subcontractors, and clients to support the development of the project schedule and subsequently update schedule progress and forecasting
* To monitor hours and cost trends, additional work orders and any other elements of the project
* To evaluate schedule alternatives to support project changes and provide timely analysis and reporting to the project team
* To evaluate potential schedule impacts from progress of engineering and design, procurement, fabrication, commissioning and installation
* To analyse project performance and assist the project team with recommending any corrective action measures to mitigate impacts to cost and schedule
* Ensure the maintenance of all essential documentation

Person Specification:
Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

* Proficiency with scheduling software (Primavera Project Planner-P6 & MS Project & ASTA)
* Good working knowledge of construction / field service and related workflow processes
* Qualified to at least HNC level in Building Services Engineering or equivalent but will preferably have attained chartered engineer status and hold a relevant degree or equivalent
* Willing to work in team environment supporting other team members in accomplishing project goals and objectives
* High level of self-motivation, organisational ability, and drive to meet deadline
* Confidence and commitment to providing a high quality, professional service.
* Knowledge & Working experience of the NEC form of contract

* Detailed commercial, design, financial and project knowledge of multi-discipline contracts

* Teamwork: actively contributes to the team and strives to improve teams' effectiveness through personal commitment
* Planning, Organising & Executing: able to understand the priorities, plan and organise the work and manage own time to deliver within the expected timescales
* Communication: communicates clearly and concisely, impressing others and ensuring understanding of all relevant information in all circumstances
* Commercial Awareness: understands the importance for managing costs and expense, applying the necessary controls
* Risk Management: is aware on the impact on risk to the business and applies the necessary controls
* Adaptability: is responsive and open to changing circumstance
* Drive for Excellence: aims to deliver a high standard of work
* Self-Motivation and Development: is confident in own ability and is motivated to deliver, using opportunities to further develop
* Customer Awareness: responsive to the needs of the customer and aims to deliver customer satisfaction