Building and Civils Planner

£550/Day Ltd

Carmichael are looking for a Building and Civils Planner to join our client’s team based near Reading.

The site-based role is to work under the supervision of the lead planner and specific work package manager to develop a detailed Delivery & Procurement schedule for external Civils Works on a major M&E fit out project.


Building and Civils Planner duties:

  • Understand Planning and Construction processes and be able to recommend methods of construction and able to seek opportunities and problem solve with the design & engineering team and supply chain to identify programme and production opportunities.
  • Ability to integrate with M&E, General Building and complex Plant work packages to achieve programme
  • Experienced in the implementation and use of earned value analysis (schedule and performance management)
  • Skilled in progress interrogation and scrutiny of / challenging contractor schedules
  • Close working with supply chain / internal project managers to develop / improve logic sequence
  • Experience of Developing WBS / OBS and development of schedules from limited information
  • Experience of Critical Path Analysis / late starts early starts / finishes
  • Understanding and interpreting Float Erosion and Critical activities
  • Managing Baselines
  • Development of What-if scenarios for exploring sequence effects on the schedule
  • Ability to interpret project documentation


Building and Civils Planner Skills / qualifications

  • Qualifications in Building and civils, project or construction management, or equivalent vocational training and experience is desirable
  • Member of an appropriate professional body is desirable (ACostE, APM etc. MICE etc.)
  • Previous site experience in delivering projects to programme
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of use of planning tools & techniques
  • Proficient with Primavera P6 in an Enterprise environment
  • SC Clearance desirable though not essential, must be capable of gaining DV


If you are interested in this role, please click apply today!