01274 505696 info@pmdrs.co.uk


Job Position P6 Planner – Contract (3-6 months)
Job category (multi-select) Planning
Job Profile A leading civil engineering and construction company mainly operating within the water industry and directly employing over 1000 people. They are a business who believes in investing in our employees with over £1m spent on
training and development last year.
Job Description An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious individual to support their project teams in delivering the planning function on projects delivered for their client – WEM Framework.

As a P6 Planner you will be responsible for:

* Involvement with Site Team in all aspects of project planning, programming and progress monitoring, including information flow, procurement, and site works.
* To liaise with the Client, subcontractors, suppliers and designers on all matters relating to planning, and to attend and contribute to site meetings and other associated meetings.
* Assist in the management of change in regards of impact on programmes and progress.
* Provide the planning service on tenders and projects
* Attend pre-contract meeting to explain the planning aspects of the contract.
* Office based or site based as an integral part of the bid or project teams.
* Monitor and prepare a progress report on the project programme.
* Maintain look ahead programmes and advise on implications to both Client & Project Team.
* Competence of Planning software (Primavera P6)
* Consider and discuss alternatives with the Project Manager.
* Advise and liaise with in-house temporary work and design engineers of project requirements.
* Contribute to Risk Assessment and review of programme and method
Implement Company procedures.
* Appraise, co-ordinate and integrate subcontract and design programmes.
* Champions good planning practice by all involved in the project
* Maintain the as-built programme, be able to tell the story of what happened and why
* Act as map maker for the project

Candidate Specification The ideal candidate will have the following experience / qualifications:

* Primavera P6 experience is essential. Microsoft Project would be desirable but not essential.
* Appropriate Degree (desirable) / HNC (minimum).
* CSCS card required.
* Extensive industry experience in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure
* Ability to communicate the planning strategy for a complex programme to the wider team to ensure accuracy of information.
* Experience of working within a collaborative environment.
* Knowledge of Project Controls including earned value and schedule risk analysis.
* Other software Microsoft applications including Excel, Powerpoint, Word is desirable

Full driving license is essential.

Work Pattern Full-Time
Position Location Blackburn


  • Company car or Car Allowance (£7-8k) dependent on position and salary
  • Pension scheme matched
  • Health Care
  • Child Care
  • 26 days’ holiday – extra unpaid available
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Bi-annual bonus 8-10%


If you would like any more information and would like to discuss further please don’t hesitate in contacting James Dawson – Director – on 01274 505696 / 07850602097 or email your CV to james.dawson@pmdrs.co.uk or office@pmdrs.co.uk or visit the website www.pmdrs.co.uk to see all live roles.