Senior Planner (MEP)

Location Greater London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££90,000 to £100,000
Contact name: Conor Gilmore

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Job ref: BH1695
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: Q2 2024

 A Senior Planner (MEP) opening has been created by a Tier 1 Main Contractor in the Construction industry. The role is based out of London with site-based travel expected. It pays up to £100,000 + benefits and a car/travel allowance.

This your opportunity to join a leading Construction Main Contractor, specialising in delivering complex Commercial, Education & Residential projects across London. The company’s commitment to excellence and dedication to client satisfaction have positioned them as industry leaders in delivering high-quality, sustainable and cost-effective construction solutions. 

Position Overview: 

This Tier 1 Main Construction Contractor is seeking an experienced Senior Planner with a background in MEP to join their dynamic team in London. The Senior Planner will be responsible for developing and managing project schedules using ASTA Powerproject software, ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Project Planning and Scheduling:

Develop and maintain detailed project schedules using ASTA Powerproject software, incorporating all MEP activities and milestones. 

Resource Allocation:

Coordinate with project teams to allocate resources effectively, including manpower, equipment, and materials, to ensure optimal project performance. 

Progress Monitoring:

Regularly monitor project progress against established schedules, identifying potential delays and implementing corrective actions as necessary to keep projects on track. 

Risk Management:

Identify project risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimise their impact on project schedules and budgets. 

Stakeholder Communication:

Communicate schedule updates, progress reports, and project milestones to internal teams, clients, and stakeholders to ensure alignment and transparency throughout the project lifecycle. 

Quality Assurance:

Collaborate with project teams to ensure that MEP activities are completed to the highest quality standards and in compliance with relevant regulations and specifications. 

Continuous Improvement:

Proactively identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiencies within the planning and scheduling function, implementing best practices to optimize project delivery. 

Team Leadership:

Provide guidance and mentorship to junior planners and project teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous learning. 

Desired Experience: 

·         Senior experience in construction planning and scheduling, with a focus on MEP projects.

·         Proficiency in ASTA Powerproject software .

·         Demonstrable experience of MEP systems and construction processes.

·         Good communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

·         Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise tasks effectively.

·         Knowledge of relevant construction regulations and industry standards. 

Working for a Tier 1 Main Construction Contractor will push your career to the highest levels in Project Planning. So, are you ready to make a real difference as a Planning Engineer? Join this future focussed Construction Contractor in building a brighter future. Apply now and become part of the team …