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Lead Planner (Serbia)

Requisition ID:  223034

Project Summary:  The Project is a 112.4 km dual-carriageway motorway located approx. 200km south of Belgrade in a low-level flood plain along the Morava River. The motorway spans from Pojate on the A1 (the North-South motorway in central Serbia) through Kruševac (which used to be an industrial hub of Yugoslavia) and up into Preljina near Čačak.

Located in the West Morava river valley, the Pojate to Preljina Motorway is considered essential to building the economic corridor to the industrial city of Kruševac, connecting it with important regional commercial centers like Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the port city of Bar, Montenegro. This route alignment is part of the comprehensive road network envisaged by the South-East European Transport Organization (SEETO) as part of Route 5 between Bulgaria and the Adriatic coast. The Government of Serbia (GoS) has already identified this connection as of critical importance to the development of roads infrastructure in Serbia.


Position Summary:  The Lead Planner for the project is responsible for managing a team of circa three (3) Bechtel, Enka and local planners and directing all program level schedule development and maintenance monitoring activities. He/She will also manage any contract notice and reporting requirements and direct the planning team in analysis/study and problem-solving activities and maintain all  required interfaces internal to Bechtel and the Joint Venture and external with the customer including scope change control, risk and Consortium reporting as necessary. 



Job Duties and Responsibilities




Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field
  • Nine to 13 years of relevant project controls experience with an emphasis on project planning.
  • Preferred experience managing large motorway/civil projects
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in directing, planning, and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office. Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria for project planning and scheduling activities.
  • Skilled in direction, personnel administration, and training of technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication, with a demonstrated ability to present planning and scheduling information to management and clients.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analyzing, and solving problems. Knowledgeable about current industry and technical developments.


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Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.