Project Planner / Planner

Fawkes & Reece South
08 Jul 2024
30 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a leading Civil Engineering Contractor.

have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Planner to join their team at their offices in Porthmadog, Gwynedd.

They are looking for a someone who is already within this position; or looking to take the next step in your career.

They are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Portmeirion, Criccieth, Barmouth, Machynlleth, Llanbrynmair, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Llanrwst, Ruthin, Denbigh, Bodelwyddan, Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Llandudno, Abergwyngregyn, Bangor, Bethesda, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Crewe, Nantwich, Oswestry and the surrounding areas.

As part of a global business the career opportunities are limitless. They are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it's important that their people come from a variety of different backgrounds.


Reporting directly to the Head of Planning, the Project Planner will be responsible for assisting the Design Manager in the coordination of the design process on a project from tender to client and end-user handover.

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Project Planner will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Managing controlled project documentation
  • Drawing up and supporting the implementation of a construction programme
  • Defining methods and establishing outputs in consultation with the estimator and other team members
  • Preparing a resourced programme including reviewing the outcome for conformance with expectations and requirements
  • Compiling the forecast programmes
  • Contributing to the identification of change and undertaking assessments of the time effects
  • Preparing, maintaining and communicating the contractual programme to meet requirements
  • Working with the Site Agents to understand progress, milestones and activity completion
  • Treating Health and Safety and environmental matters as primary drivers of approach


The ideal candidate will be a Project Planner who is in receipt of the following:

  • Graduate degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and if you are a Chartered Civil Engineer, would prove highly beneficial
  • Experience of a wide range of civil engineering projects and disciplines
  • Experience of NEC contracts
  • Able to demonstrate a wide range of Civil Engineering knowledge
  • Demonstrable experience in Planning Software packages. If you have experience in any of P6, ASTA Powerproject and Microsoft Project, this would be advantageous in this role
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages such as - Word and Excel


For the successful Project Planner, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Training & Development
  • Car allowance & fuel expenses
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the company Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents