Senior Planner (1416)

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BAM Construction are recruiting a Senior Planner to join the Western region, to be based in Exeter. There will be the expectation of travel to projects and offices throughout the Western region.

About the role
• Preparation of design, procurement and construction programmes using Asta Powerproject for pre-qualifications, tenders and live projects.
• Identifying and selecting the appropriate techniques and sequence of events for each project.
• Analysing sites and local environments to determine appropriate logistics solutions and resources.
• Using specialist planning computer software, including synchro or similar.
• Preparing logistics plans and phasing layouts, using PowerPoint and Google Sketch-Up.
• Writing method statements.
• Scheduling labour, selecting of major plant and access equipment including scaffold schedules, tower crane utilisation and temporary works.
• Attending and presenting at client interviews.
• Preparing detailed working programmes.
• Agreeing subcontractor trade programmes.
• Monitoring progress throughout the construction process and comparing this with the projected schedule of work.
• Reporting findings, and recommending solutions to recover delays.
• Recording relevant events for potential entitlement claims.
• Using graphical and scheduled media to reflect progress, event impacts and forecasts.
• Liaising with and supporting the rest of Project Team throughout the process, making adjustments to project plans as necessary.
• Providing advice and support on the development of specific systems of working.
• Preparing project and activity feedback reports.
• Helping to develop the companies planning processes and procedures.
• Liaising with and coordinating trade contractor's programmes on site.

Who are we looking for?
• Demonstrable experience in contract, tender and NEC planning.
• Ideally Degree qualified, minimum qualification to HNC, HND level.
• Experience in using; Asta Powerproject, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word.
• Knowledge in MS Project and Primavera (preferred but not essential).
• Knowledge and practice in 3D/4D modelling (preferred but not essential).
• Good communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment or as an individual.
• Good understanding of construction technics, sequencing & methodology.

What do we offer?
In addition to an attractive salary and benefits package, including a car allowance and bonus, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

If you share our value of doing what you say you will, to the best of your ability, every time, we want to hear from you.

We are committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce that reflects our customer base and the communities in which we operate, creating an environment that enables everyone to fulfil their potential.


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Crown House, Acland Road, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom, EX4 6PB
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