Planning Engineer

Planning Engineer

  • Location

    Moor Row

  • Sector:

    Defence, MOD & Aerospace, Project Controls, Power, Nuclear & Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40 - £50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sarah McGovern

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8994

  • Job ref:

    Planner - Cumbria

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    2 years

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible.

We are recruiting for a Planning Engineer on behalf of one of our leading clients in the Cumbria area. This will be a contract position working for 3 days per week until September, then working full time in a 2 year contract.

You will be working on a large scale Nuclear Project and must be able to obtain UK Security Clearance and hold a UK Passport.

  • Preparation of Monthly Project Reports (internal and external)
  • Variances investigation and reporting e.g. investigating schedule variances
  • Assisting Project Managers & Project Engineers with producing EAC (estimate at completion)
  • Liaising with subcontractors to establish & progress against deliverables
  • Managing project baselines
  • Assisting PMs with change management
  • Ad hoc project reporting
  • Provision of Planning Support to Tenders
Essential Experience:

  • Experience in a Project Planning role
  • Experience with Primavera P6 planning software
  • Excel skills
  • Experience with financial or cost management software
  • Attention to detail and good numerical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • A QCF qualification in Planning/ Project Controls is an advantage, but no

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