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Planning Engineer

  • Job reference: 931236
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: Up to GBP360 per day + Ltd Co
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 29/06/2020


Planning Engineer (Nuclear)

Location - Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth, PL2 2BG

Rate - £45 per hour Ltd Co

Duration - 6 months+

Security Clearance required to SC level

Role overview:

To provide project managers with accurate and timely project planning tools and cost reports for all work undertaken by the Engineering Services Technical Authority (ES TA) or Specified Project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer.

To develop the Project Planning and Cost Control functions within the Nuclear Engineering Directorate.

Principal tasks and responsibilities:

Project planning and co-ordination activities for ES TA or Specified Project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer.
To maintain the budget inventory of approved tasks for ES TA.
To provide a cost collection service for all project and overhead work within ES TA or Specified Project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer.
To develop the Project planning tools and deliverables within ES TA as required by the Nuclear Engineering Director.
To develop the cost collection service within ES TA as required by the Engineering Services Director.
To provide routine and detailed reports/support to meet the requirements of ES TA Facilities Manager and individual Project Managers/Centre Managers.
To assist in the development of a rationalised project planning and cost collection service for the whole of Engineering Services.
Co-ordinate the activities of Labour Capture input.
To manage a team of Administrators/Cost Engineers when project requirements arise.

Contractor is authorised to:
Make decisions and apply initiative and judgement within the business responsibly.
Liaise with various managers and their support staff across the Nuclear Engineering Directorate to collect data on tasks related to functions for which the Planning Engineer has responsibility.
Attend any forum where project programming and cost collection issues are discussed.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements
Academic: BTEC in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience
Nuclear: YINC

Sound knowledge of the Dockyard Nuclear environment.
Good communication and analytical skills and computer literate

Good working knowledge of windows-based computer applications, including an understanding of relational database methodology
Requisite project management / planning experience and Primavera P6 user.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.