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Schedule Engineer (Planner)

Requisition ID:  237564

  • Relocation Authorized:  None
  • Grade:  25-26
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes 
  • Requisition Posting End Date:  

Planner/Scheduler (On Project Title: Schedule Engineer) 


Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place. 


We are currently recruiting for long term career professionals, with an initial assignment supporting Telecommunications projects across the UK. Bechtel has been selected as a Delivery Partner on a £4 Billion programme to bring high speed internet connectivity to communities. The core focus is to deploy next generation fibre infrastructure across the public sector, businesses, mobile operators, and homes. These projects are key to improving connectivity for millions of people and boosting economic productivity in the long-term. 


To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel bring their experience and expertise to the role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants.  


Position Summary 

The Planner/Scheduler is part of a regional planning/scheduling team that provides for all technical planning and scheduling support for the region. The Schedule Engineer takes direction from the Regional Schedule Lead. 


Typical Responsibilities 

Change Management 

  • Prepares baselines including setting local baseline plans. Identifies trends including real-world root cause and prepares detailed analysis. Inputs to overarching change management policy. Executes robust change control away from baseline and updates systems 

Risk Management 

  • Identifies and facilitates the identification of risks and opportunities. Maintains a reliable change register. Reports on key risks and opportunity. Facilitates the transition from risk to issue. 

Data Analytics, Insight and Reporting  

  • Maintains, analyses and reports on complex data sets. Prepares recommendations based on the analysis. Develops data categorisations. Prepares detailed and summary level analysis in multiple formats and delivers such analysis to supervisor. Uses features of recognised professional data management software. 

Work Planning, Scheduling and Sequencing  

  • Implements the overall planning, scheduling and sequencing policy, procedure, and behaviour for the enterprise. Facilitates the development of complex work plans at the strategic as well as operational level. Implements the ruleset for baselines, progress updating, and variance reporting. Develops alternate schedule reporting to suit different audiences. Uses all the features of recognised professional planning and scheduling software. 

Process Definition and Improvement  

  • Identifies inefficiencies and potential improvements and makes recommendations on how to remove inefficiencies and implement improvements. Leads on the implementation of improvements to processes 

Supervision, Guidance and Direction 

  • Works as part of an integrated team. 

Skills and Qualifications 


  • Relevant University degree (or international equivalent) and relevant experience for similar scopes/scales of work, or in lieu of degree additional demonstrated experience 
  • Greater than 4 years of related experience in project controls, with a skillset in planning and scheduling for large, complex projects 
  • Full Driver’s License that is valid in the UK 


  • Experience in the construction and installation of fibre optic networks 


What you can expect from us: 

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer: 

  • Flexible Working 
  • Private Medical Coverage 
  • Life Insurance Program 
  • Pension Scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Long Term Disability Scheme  


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. 

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employe. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 



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