Planning Engineer OR Site Engineer (Civil Engineering)

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Fri, 2019-06-14

Help our community grow, forward this to any engineers looking to get into Planning – Dublin based.


Our client is a leading engineering and construction business operating across the UK and Ireland

Due to a significant workload they now have a requirement for a Planning Engineer to be based in their office in Dublin

They will consider someone with no previous planning experience and looking to forge a career within planning but this would be equivalent to a senior engineer level i.e. spent minimum 3-5 years on site and progressed through engineering ranks.

  • An Engineer/Project Manager with Civils experience
  • Dublin with travel 

Our client will consider more qualified candidates for this role, but they must have relevant site engineering and planning experience- civil engineering/infrastructure

If you no longer want to be in site based engineering role and are looking for a more fixed office based 9 to 5 this opportunity might well be for you!!

You would have a good handle on construction methodologies and have produced short term programmes.

Ideally you would have had some planning experience but in a short period of time would be expected to be self-sufficient in planning works for tenders, progress mark-ups, resource loading and be able to advise projects on where they might find opportunity to gain betterment on a project programme.

You will also be expected to contribute to the project reporting using KPIs centred around production rates and outputs.

Planning Overview

The Planning function is key to the success of a project - planning and sequencing the permanent works, logistics and temporary works phasing, engaging our project teams in BIM and assisting with development of the cost plan.

As a Planner you will develop and implement project solutions, recording progress and setting the course for the short, medium and long term project delivery. 

Working alongside their Heads of Delivery, Project Managers, Construction Managers, Engineers and Supervisors, you will proactively engage with the entire team, gaining vital experience of all roles involved in the construction process.

In addition, you will work closely with the Design and Operational teams, as well as the commercial function who will help to ensure cost controls are in place and monitored. When interacting with their clients, you will be an ambassador for the company

Personal Qualifications/Experience

Looking to progress a career as a Project Planner specifically within new build and civil engineering/infrastructure

Production of Tender Programmes

Experience working closely with the Bid team

Sector experience ideally includes substructures, enabling and infrastructure, landscaping and superstructure packages; to building houses

You will be an outgoing, personable individual with exceptional communication skills.

Asta/Planning programmes/software experience

Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Relevant CSCS Card

A degree, or HND in a relevant subject is desirable, as is Professional membership of one or more of the following: RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE


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