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Senior Planning Engineer - South East England

Ref: 334 Date Posted: Wednesday 26 Jul 2023

2020 Recruitment is looking for Senior Planning Engineers for our global engineering client based in Hersham.

These are full time Monday to Friday office based positions within the Hersham office on an initial 12 month contract. This role may also required business travel nationally and internationally.

The Role

Understanding of the project schedule, the schedule basis and the work process to be followed for plan creation.  Detailed knowledge of the project scope report and the execution strategy, including client reporting requirements to support project management.  Working with Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers and Lead Engineers to proactively develop and status the schedule.

  • Development of Level 2 Schedules to support Proposals
  • Development of fully integrated Baseline EPC Level 3 schedules
  • Monthly updates of Project Master Level 3 schedules
  • Collection of information / production of monthly Status Reports for Project Managers.
  • Production of progress, productive curves and earned value reporting.
  • Production / issue of formal reports (with input from Projects).
  • Preparing ad hoc progress reports to facilitate effective controls within Engineering.
  • Provide statistical data for management reviews.
  • Regular project team reviews, Public Planning Meeting and Last Planner Meetings.
  • Initiate day-to-day discussions with all groups involved in a project to assess the change / schedule implication of ongoing work.
  • Schedule reduction exercises to provide ballpark schedule views for alternatives.
  • Assist project team in development of action plans to avoid / minimise cost / schedule overruns.
  • Attend Lead Engineer’s Meetings.


Key Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 years major project planning engineering experience in an EPC head office environment in oil and gas industry essential.
  • Experienced user of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrated technical competency in the field of project Planning
  • Very good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrable interpersonal, teambuilding skills.
  • Working knowledge of all relevant engineering & construction codes and standards.
  • Experience with SAP an advantage.



Excellent remuneration PAYE or Umbrella