Senior Planning Engineer

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Job title Senior Planning Engineer
Ref CBS9JP00005148
Location Whitehaven
Region Cumbria
Company Low Level Waste
Salary 40.00-45.00 GBP per hour
Duration 12 Months
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Senior Planning Engineer

Reference: CBS9JP00005148

Location: Drigg, Cumbria

Rate: £45 LTD per hour

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 12 months+

Contact details: Joanne Anders - 07927563874

The Role Description:

• To provide a project controls planning service to independently and robustly manage, measure and report performance of a significant, dynamic and rapidly changing programme of work within the bounds of the LLWR project controls framework and with a level of professional input in the execution of the role.

• Provide an effective planning and reporting service including build and maintenance of integrated resource loaded schedules, application of rules of credit where appropriate, and robust challenge to contractor progress submissions

• Develop schedules at the most effective level for differing requirements; including detailed working schedules and the ability to advise and implement roll up of these to a higher level where appropriate

• Experience or understanding of working within a regulated environment and the requirements of working within a ‘gated’ project structure

• Ensure baseline adherence, demonstrate excellence in maintaining an accurate baseline position and be proficient in the development of baseline change proposals

• Independently develop, manage and maintain significant programmes of work in accordance with LLWR established project controls framework through detailed volume production and the trending and change control process

• Provide Earned Value Analysis, identify critical areas, trends and recommend recovery options, and

contribute to clear and concise reporting

• Provide accurate forecasts for schedule performance within the financial year and project lifetime

• Maintain planning databases for areas of work, and ensure validation and integrity of data across systems

• Provide a governance role within the project controls framework by assisting in the preparation and

maintenance of project control policies and procedures, and actively promote adherence to them throughout the business

• Assist in mentoring and supporting colleagues in their development

• To provide support to the application of risk processes and to the Project Teams, Risk Co-ordinator and Risk Manager in risk identification, reviews, workshops and upkeep of risk registers

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Controls Manager

• Contribute to on-going project controls systems development

• To be aware of all environmental responsibilities of this role


• Has relevant experience in a project controls planning discipline (Nuclear preferable but not essential) and be able to demonstrate knowledge of, and share best practice

• Conveys strong communication and interaction skills, externally and internally

• Demonstrates ability to produce and present information to high standards

• Able to work under pressure and adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands and meeting tight deadlines

• Experience of Primavera

• Excellent planning and organisational skills

• Excellent IT skills (MS Office databases company software)


Prior use of Prism G2

Prior use of Business World

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