The Planning Engineer is responsible, but not limited to, the following:
- Provides cost estimations for temporary works and preliminaries.
- Prepares computer generated schedule programming (Primavera, MS Project or others) to monitor the progress and substantiate time and cost entitlements.
- Prepares pre-tender, tender and contract programmes.
- Reviews tender and contract conditions so as to highlight onerous provisions, conflicts and discrepancies and to propose recommendations to mitigate risks.
- Monitors the progress of the construction programme and determines the delay events and their impacts.
- Prepares progress reports and progress audits.
- Prepares commissioning programmes.
- Prepares recovery programmes.
- Prepares baseline schedule which includes resource loading and progress.
- Keeps updated on the construction industry practices and standards, and recommends ways to improve the planning and scheduling systems.
- Provides advice on post-contract claims, reviews, disputes and litigation on programming.
Minimum Qualifications/ Job Experience:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in any Engineering discipline.
- Hands-on experience with Primavera and/or MS Project software is a requirement.
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Good knowledge of construction and general application of principles, theories and industry practices and standards.
- Proficient with planning and scheduling techniques.
- Ability to influence various stakeholders and build long-term relationships.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Strong time management skills with exceptional attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks/ projects at one time.
- Ability to analyse and synthesize complex issues quickly.