Project Planner – North Devon Link Road

Job Introduction

Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

We pride ourselves in providing the “personal touch” establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships at all levels within client organisations, throughout the supply chain and with stakeholders.

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We are currently looking for a Project Planner to join our team on site on the A361 North Devon Link Road scheme based in Barnstaple.

We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

The role will primarily cover the effective programme management of the A361 North Devon Link Road Project but will also assist in numerous highway infrastructure schemes across the Southwest England.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Project Manager for the schemes, you will be required to prepare and articulate competent plans for any scale of project that comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Development, maintenance and updating of Construction Programmes.
  • Monitor progress and resource levels against current programmes and amend accordingly. Reviewing activity outcomes for conformance with expectations and requirements.
  • Forecast the effects of variations and compensation events and impact delay analysis to assess their influence on current programmes.
  • Provide planning and programming advice to the site management team.
  • Identify alternative methods of undertaking work elements to reduce time and costs and mitigate material wastage.
  • Liaise and coordinate between construction, commercial and design teams to ensure timely and effective delivery of works information.
  • Develop as-built programmes from site records.
  • Assist in tender planning and providing timescales for construction works and their resource requirements and outputs.
  • Managing personally controlled project documentation in an orderly fashion.
  • Treating Health and Safety and environmental matters as primary drivers of approach.
  • Assimilating information and summarising in a manner understandable to others.
  • Contributing to the risk register and undertake programme risk analysis.
  • Encouraging and / or contributing method and output feedback.

The Ideal Candidate

As our ideal candidate you will posses:

  • Graduate and/ or chartered civil engineer or equivalent relevant experience
  • Substantial experience of a wide range of civil engineering, to Sub Agent level
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of NEC suite of contracts
  • A clear ability for logical thinking and working in an ordered fashion
  • Proficient and experienced user of Planning Software packages – MSP, P6, Asta
  • Competent user of Word and Excel

Why Tarmac

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless. 

You will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including: Bonus scheme Enhanced holiday entitlement Contributory pension scheme Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice. Training and development opportunities

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