Planning Engineer - Progressing to Senior Planner

City of London, London, England
Up to £65000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Pension
21 Aug 2018
18 Sep 2018
Resolute Recruit
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning Engineer - Progressing to Senior Planner
Excellent opportunity to join the new 5 billion Rail network that would be due to go live in 2027 across the Home Counties region.

Project: - East West Railway
Location:- London
Salary:- £65,000 Basic + 20% Guaranteed Bonus + Pension

Role Description:
This role is working directly for the East West Railway line that is due to open in 2027 operating between Oxford and Cambridge. This role offers the exciting challenge of being at the very start of the process. You are the client who will be developing the programme of works for the main contractors delivering the work on site.

Working with a core team, pulling in information from various parties involved with the project. Putting together the construction plans and programmes across the new railway line.

You need to have the ability to create project schedules, understand how a Railway track and infrastructure is developed. You don't need Rail experience but working on Civil Engineering based projects are key. Using the P6 programme you will also need experience in crating the programme not just updating it.

As the programme is over a long duration progress measurement experience and reporting in different stages of the Life cycle of the project will be key.
Day to day responsibilities could include:-

  • Developing, maintaining and communicating programmes and other time related material
  • Support planning & programme manager on collating and preparing the programme of works for future tenders that will be submitted to the main contractors.
  • Supporting the main contractors project team to provide schedule visibility, to achieve buy in of schedule and prepare what if scenarios to work with you.
  • Analysing changes to construction sequence and producing programmes to reveal the potential pros/cons attributable to Value Engineering options

Experience is key but you will need a form of Engineering qualification be it HNC / HND or Degree. This needs a planner that is an engineer not just for updating the programmes, understanding the project is just as key as developing the plans in the first place.

You need to be living and eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this position.

If you are interested in speaking about this role please contact Phil Crew at Resolute Recruit on 01332 34 55 66 or contact Phil on