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Project Planners / Planning Engineers / Project Controls (Nuclear / Industrial)

  • Job reference: FG-002965
  • Sector: Construction, Energy, Nuclear, Planning
  • Location: United Kingdom
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Why not...

Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the transport, property and industry sectors. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise.


We are currently looking for Project Planners / Planning Engineers / Project Controls professionals at the following levels for a number of high profile Industrial / Nuclear sector projects in the North West:


  • Project Planner / Planning Engineer / Senior Planning Engineer
  • Project Controls Engineer / Senior Project Controls Engineer / Project Controls Manager



Previous experience working within the following Industry sectors is highly desirable:


  • Energy -  Nuclear, Power Generation, Petrochemical
  • Process - Heavy industry, Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical & Utilities
  • Infrastructure – Civils, Rail and Highways
  • Defence



Please note that whilst the Industry team is based in our Warrington office, we have opportunities across the North West in the following locations:


  • Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside
  • Capenhurst, Sellafield, Heysham


Faithful+Gould have been crowned Construction Consultant/ Surveyor of the year in the 2015 Building Awards. This is the second time in four years Faithful+Gould have won this prestigious title.


Faithful+Gould are a signatory to the RICS Inclusive Employer Quality Mark

The responsibilities: 
  • Develop, control, monitor, analyse and report on schedule related aspects for designated projects within a Portfolio.
  • Establish and monitor a cost and resource loaded, logic linked, baseline plan for the project in accordance with Programme Office processes
  • Capture project budgetary costs and resources in the plan to determine time phasing of expenditure and the total project budget.
  • Establish robust Work Breakdown and Project Control Structures in terms of project scope, in accordance with Investment Delivery processes, templates and Procedures.
  • Interface with other departments regarding the project’s activities which may have an impact and ensure these are correctly captured.
  • Minimum of HNC/HND in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience.
  • Breadth of experience across whole project and programme lifecycle. (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation/Commissioning processes).
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Good working knowledge of Primavera, preferably P6.
  • High level of numeracy and excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent MS Office skills, well versed in the preparation of reports and information using packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Exhibits a strong awareness of the level of interaction required with the project team function to support the successful delivery of projects.
  • The ability to reconcile cost information as it applies to the programmes of work.
  • Proficient in the interpretation of estimating, scheduling, programming and risk tools.
  • Proficient in the use of Earned Value Analysis.
  • Self motivated with good interpersonal skills working in a team environment.
  • Good attention to detail with good time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills.
Additional Information:
 The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EAA coming to the UK for employment.  Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA (who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.

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