Senior Planning Engineer – Construction

North West

Senior Planning Engineer

Northwest England

Senior Planning Engineer


Our client, a major construction consultant, who specialises in Construction Planning and Project Controls, are looking to hire an experienced Planning Engineer to join their already established team working on a major construction infrastructure project in the Northwest/ Cumbria UK.

Your role will involve assessments of submissions to the programme, including design and the construction phases. You will analyse aspects of the programme through monthly submissions and reporting focussing on float, critical path, time risk allowance etc.

The role will also be focused on the practicality and realistic nature of the programme and whether it complies with the scope, assessing the progress claimed and keep a detailed record of actual progress on site to cross reference claims from contractors. Security Clearence will be required to perform the role so candidates will need to have or be able to obtain this.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and accept/ decline construction plans from contractors.
  • Create and regularly update a programme that will assess and forecast all issues.
  • Provide strategic advice to the Project Manager and Commercial team, whilst also ensuring ensure the commercial interests of the client are protected.
  • Work closely with the Project Managers to create programs to assess compensation event quotations.


  • Strong knowledge of construction planning/ planning engineering on JCT/ NEC contracts, with prior experience working within change management.
  • Previous experience using Primavera P6 within a major construction or infrastructure projects.
  • Experience from sectors such as civil engineering, mechanical & electrical engineering or construction would be ideal.
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Security clearance ideally SC level or prior BC can be utilised.

Salary range £55-60,000 + 20% bonus, + car allowance and benefits.

For candidates who are prepared to or need to live away from home, living away from home expenses will also be offered.

If you are interested in this role, please apply online and one of our team will be in touch,