UK-North West (Region)

Simon Blakemore

First Name: 
Simon
Last Name: 
Blakemore

Professional Summary As a Project Planning Engineer for over fifteen years I have extensive experience working in a team environment on major engineering projects within energy transmission and defence industries. My employment has been throughout the UK and Australasia with project delivery values up to £110M. Being fully conversant with Primavera software from versions P3E to the P6 V8.3 my role has developed from Project Planner to Lead Project Planning Engineer gaining valuable staff management and coordination experience.

Professional Since: 
Jul-1994 (25.6 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Sep 2008 (11.5 yrs experience, WARNING: 14.2 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
6

Freelance Senior Planner, Van Oord via Minstrell Recruitment, Liverpool 2 Container Berth

START Date: 
March, 2014

March 2014 – date - Ross Planning contract for Van Oord via Minstrell Recruitment – Liverpool 2 Container Berth, analysis in P6, ChainLink, comment & updating

Analysis of Bam Nuttall P6 programme for JV partner Van Oord for new container berth, using past marine experience. Also using ChainLink time-chainage and provide a high-level report on the effect of current piling delays, nominally on a day per week basis after initial input. Work started comparing Issue 8 with previous issues, then roughly monthly updates.

Lead Planning Engineer, Siemens Transmission & Distribution UK, Dudgeon Windfarm

START Date: 
September, 2008

LEAD PROJECT PLANNING ENGINEER September 2008 - Present

Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd (STDL), Manchester, UK

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1600
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
600
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
100

Lead Planning Engineer, Siemens Transmission & Distribution UK, Dudgeon Windfarm

START Date: 
September, 2008

LEAD PROJECT PLANNING ENGINEER September 2008 - Present

Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd (STDL), Manchester, UK

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1600
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
600
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
100

Thomas (Gerry) Fishwick

First Name: 
Thomas (Gerry)
Last Name: 
Fishwick
• Strategic and Creative Thinker.
• Understanding of Clients Needs and Drivers for Time.
• Technical Expertise and Analytical Skills.
• Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
• Good Commercial Awareness and the effects of Time on Budgets.
• Good Understanding of Training, and the Mentoring of Junior Staff.
• Understanding of the Tender Process, and the effects of Time on Bids.
• Understanding of the impact of Good Planning on Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment
Professional Since: 
Dec-1983 (36.2 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Dec 1983 (36.2 yrs experience)
Years Experience: 
30

Alan Turner

First Name: 
Alan
Last Name: 
Turner

Alan served his time as a Plater / Templatemaker for a Fabrication and Construction company in Greater Manchester in the 1970's, he has 10 years Structural steel fabrication experience with exposure to Structural detailing from GA's to programming NC Drilling machines in the UK.

Professional Since: 
Dec-2011 (8.2 yrs experience)
Years Experience: 
0

Senior Planning Engineer, RLB | Rider Levett Bucknall, Various Projects (Safety Improvements / Product Diversification / Obsolesence)

START Date: 
April, 2013

Responsible for producing credible, fully resourced and costed project schedules for various projects (modification - production / safety related, replacement of obsolete equipment, new processes).

Maintaining schedules current, and reporting deviations.

Producing KPIs.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1400

Senior Planning Engineer, Simon Carves Ltd., New Build Polyethylene Plant for China

START Date: 
April, 2012
END Date: 
March, 2013

Responsible for:

Producing a credible, fully resourced and costed project schedule.

Maintaining schedule progress.

Highlighting areas of concern re; progress.

Producing KPIs.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
2000

Stuart Clarke

First Name: 
Stuart
Last Name: 
Clarke

I am Stuart Clarke i am 25 years old and I work for NG Bailey, Manchester Branch (UK). I have worked for NGB for 9 years this year (2014), serving four of them as an apprentice in heating and ventilation. I have recently moved off the tools to start a new career path in Planning so to date my experience is very limited, however I hope to develop my skills and become successful in this area.

I am currently working on Beacon Barracks Redevelopment Project, using Primavera P6 software, so any tips, hints, tricks would be very welcome if they could help me progress!

Professional Since: 
Aug-2005 (14.6 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Mar 2014 (6.0 yrs experience, WARNING: 8.6 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
44

Project Planner, N G Bailey & Co, Georges Dock Building, Liverpool

START Date: 
March, 2014

Georges Dock Building, Liverpool UK

The Georges Dock Building based in Liverpool UK was refurbishment project, converting unused office/storage space into a brand new, state of the art combined control room for Mersey Travel (Client) & Merseyside Police for the overseeing of the Mersey Tunnels.

The main use of the building itself is to supply fresh air, and extract fumes from the tunnels it is linked to however, it was the offices contained within the actual building that were being transformed. 

My ro

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
350

Market Place

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