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Planning Engineer - Systemwide

Requisition ID:  214846

THIS IS A SHORT TERM ASSIGMENT - 3 to 6 MONTHS

 

1. Purpose of the Job

Supporting the project teams with all planning related activities associated with the management of their contracts and reporting requirements.

 

2. Principal Accountabilities

  • Participating and supporting the project teams in project and programme planning and progress meetings. Identifying and maintaining programme / project milestone and schedule interface activities.
  • Responsible for preparing periodic progress reporting of Level 1 and Level 2 schedules.
  • Performing and/or coordinating, collecting, verifying, and integrating the work scope for all entities into the total project plan.
  • Performing productivity analysis of construction operations. Establishing the productivity basis to be utilized in estimates, as developed in concurrence with Construction. Reviewing labour estimates for reasonableness.
  • Establishing milestones for the total project or major portions of the project. Reviewing project work activities in support of project milestones. Coordinating the timely, systematic and complete acquisition of scope definition and related data.
  • Preparing and/ or reviewing schedule logic and duration changes in conjunction with the project team, to determine whether the schedules will adequately support the overall project schedule and comply with NEC contractual processes. These processes include checking that plans are complete and reflect the contractual scope of work, time risk allowances are clearly shown. In conjunction with other project team members review cost loading submissions.
  • Reviewing and evaluating schedule durations for all activities relative to the support of project milestones. Supervising/ directing the calculation of durations and other considerations affecting activity durations.
  • Planning, organising, and supervising schedule resource loading and analysis. Coordinating development of all bulk commodity release and installation curves. Integrating appropriate manpower requirements for each discipline/specialty relative to the overall project needs. Determining quantity and manpower levels in support of the project needs and schedule philosophy.
  • Obtaining schedule information required by all disciplines. Identifying schedule restraints and their effects on the total project schedule. Working with all departments to provide an understanding of the total project schedule needs. Integrating all schedule activities. Identifying schedule considerations and problems resulting from interdiscipline or group restraints and interfaces.
  • Supporting development of scheduling standards and procedures. Compiling, summarising, updating, and maintaining historical schedule data. Monitoring and reporting the critical path and schedule performance of the total project.
  • Performing project schedule analysis and studying of problem areas to determine criticality of schedule activities. Recommending alternatives for schedule improvement to project team for discussion and/or decision.
  • Coordinating information input into specific studies. Integrating activities and total work scope identification. Evaluating study results and recommending conclusions for project team consideration and discussion. Supervising/directing project schedule staffing and quantity reporting.
  • Preparing and presenting schedule impact reports. Leading the development and review of schedule recovery plans, including evaluation of additional resources/costs required to affect such plans.
  • Monitoring that schedule backup and historical archiving is carried out in accordance with programme requirements.
  • Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the Crossrail Target Zero principles.
  • Co-operate with Crossrail in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times
  • Act as a role model for Crossrail’s vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with Crossrail’s Ways of Working.  Encourage and support others to do so too
  • Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues
  • Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction.  Never knowingly put Crossrail’s information or information systems at risk

 

3. Main challenges of the job

  • Undertakes planning and scheduling processes that are required to manage contracts and contractor schedules.
  • Undertakes programme progress reporting.
  • Maintains accurate schedule interface requirements.
  • Adhering to NEC contract processes for management of schedule data and submissions.

 

4. Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)

  • Project Manager and Project Teams.
  • Contractor Project Manager and Planning Staff.
  • Programme Controls Team.
  • Project Business Manager.

 

5. Person Specification

  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
  • Relevant experience on a large scale infrastructure project.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Working knowledge of PC operating systems, with proficiency in several basic software applications.
  • Working knowledge of multiple discipline specific software applications, such as Primavera (P6) and Microsoft Office Applications, for example.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management customarily acquired over time through specialized instruction or practical experience.

 

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  
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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.