TH2, Global Gate Tower 4, Ground Floor, Saadiyat Island
Planning Engineer
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Jan 23, 2023

Job Summary:

Lead is in requirement for a planning engineer reporting to project controls manager working on design and construction works of infrastructure, residential villas and commercial buildings. The planning engineer will work closely with his/her counterpart from consultants, designers and contractors to develop maintain and analyse design and construction works for a successful delivery of the Jubail Island phases.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist and develop Master Schedule integrating multiple packages considering their interdependencies to identify and reflect the impact of one schedule/project on others.
  • Strong foreseeability to identify the potential risks/conflicts, and document them in the Project Risk Register
  • Review and convey consent to the Engineer’s Review of the Project and / or Contractors’ Baseline schedule of works in line with Contract conditions
  • Interface with Design Consultants, PMC’s & contractors
  • Evaluate the planning and scheduling information from the updated / progress schedules.
  • Identify the potential areas of delay/slippage, highlight the critical events & suggest mitigation measures / corrective actions / robust recovery plan.
  • Prepare regular progress reports / monthly reports with program analysis and recommendations, addressing program issues to ensure timely project completion.
  • Preparing presentations for Management regarding the work progress concerning interim and major milestones.
  • Detailed assessment of the claims including Extension of Time, Disruption, etc using leading delay analysis methodologies including time impact analysis & window analysis with the strong skill to demonstrate the contractor’s/ Engineer’s concurrent delays.
  • Discuss, coordinate, and resolve the planning and scheduling problems with the team members
  • Attending various meetings including kick-off, progress review, etc,
  • Agree on the progress measurement system (PMS) and key indicators with the consultants/contractors during the project for monitoring purposes.
  • Ability to communicate clearly to conduct presentations to management and interface effectively with a diverse group of professionals.
  • Issue delay notices for the contractor’s/Engineer’s culpable delay and/or slow performance letters recording areas where the contractor’s/Engineer’s performance is behind the schedule.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or construction management from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in planning and scheduling relevant projects.
  • PMC/Developer experience mandatory.
  • Successful applicants will have experience in working on infrastructure, utilities, and/or building.
  • Projects coupled with an excellent overall understanding of the construction industry, along with interface and coordination requirements in the industry.
  • Proficiency in scheduling software, particularly Primavera P6.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of industry best practices and regulations.

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