Senior Planner

Closing date: 
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 17:00
Kier Utilities
United Kingdom

Senior Planner

Salary and benefits:
Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance, matched pension up to 7.5%, numerous retail discounts and 26 days annual leave

Location: Within 1 hours’ commute of Lakenheath

Business area: Major Projects

Kier and VolkerFitzpatrick, working as a Joint Venture, have been awarded a  £160m contract to deliver new infrastructure to ready RAF Lakenheath for Europe's first permanent home for the US Air Force F-35 Fighter Jet.

The F-35 Beddown Programme, which is part of a wider programme of work to support the US Air Force operations in the UK, involves construction and renovation of a number of buildings and infrastructure projects on the Suffolk site, including a six-bay flight simulator, an aircraft maintenance unit, new hangars, and 42 aircraft parking aprons.

Kier Major Projects is looking to recruit a Senior Planner to work on up and coming projects in the UK.

Key responsibilities:
* Production of phasing plans and programmes to determine construction sequences from “first principles” with assistance from engineering/construction.
* Co-ordination of input from all departments into the programme.
* Be able to work on large joint ventures.
* Experience with tendering on large civil projects.
* Progress of programmes with site teams and highlight areas of concern and introduce mitigation measures.
* Regular site visits so as to assist site teams with planning matters.
* Liaison with site teams regarding input into programme development.
* Collation of progress information and production of progress reporting.
* Update Programme following Change Control procedure.
Skills and experience required:
* Academic qualification (BSc, HNC/D etc.) in Civil Engineering.
* Extensive experience in the construction industry including experience in the planning and programming of nuclear sites.
* Experienced operator of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project software.
* Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card is desirable.
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