Senior Planner

London & South East
£500 /day PAYE

Carmichael are looking for a Senior Planner to join the HS2 work in Hertfordshire on a contracting basis. 


The Senior Planner will be responsible for the planning duties for a viaduct. 


The Role 

  • use Primavera P6 planning software. The applicant must be competent in its use. The software is hosted on a cloud based system and experience of this arrangement would be beneficial (if not relevant training will be provided)
  • update the Clause 32 programme activities under your responsibility with progress information in order to produce an accurate forecast programme
  • produce barcharts, comparison against baselines, S curves, histograms and written narrative as required to convey progress information. This includes carrying out the weekly markup of progress information displayed within the office and boardroom for your section of responsibility
  • develop and revise the Stage 2 construction programme as new information becomes available and / or using your knowledge to develop the programme from first principles
  • develop programme what-if scenarios and provide appropriate programme advice to the construction team
  • review subcontractor’s monthly Clause 32 programmes in a timely manner and recommend acceptance or rejection giving logical reasons for your decisions
  • attend meetings and build relationships with the construction team so that you become an integral member of this team with expert knowledge of the construction programme and progress on this section
  • attend the weekly Planning Team meeting to report on progress during the week and update the team with work achievements and problems on your section
  • The Planning Team is lean and members are required to be flexible and support the Planning Manager as required, should there be a need to assist where there is a work overload in a particular area due to annual leave or for any other reason
  • Assist with mentoring the junior planners and apprentice when required


Skills & Experience 

  • Ability to demonstrate a proven track record of working in a Planner role on site on heavy civil engineering projects
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of civil engineer construction methods, outputs and resources e.g. reinforced concrete works (viaducts, bridges, culverts), earthworks, roads, drainage, piling, sheet piling, utility works,
  • Competent in the use of Primavera P6 programming software
  • Relevant Engineering Degree 
  • Experience working with subcontractors



Rate is inside ir35

Option to go permanent too 

MUST have heavy civils experience