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Planning Engineer

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: £45 - £60 per hour + Umbrella Rate per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Gemma Cummings
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82120_1710849242


Location: Plymouth (Hybrid)

Duration: Intially 6 Month contract

Rate: £45 - £60 per hour umbrella rate depending on experience

Note: Must hold live SC or be eligable for SC


The client is seeking to appoint a Planning Engineer within the Facilities Engineering Programme Management Office (PMO).

The PMO comprises a team of 30 Planning, Project Engineering and Business Support professionals, providing a planning and project controls service to the Facilities Engineering design team.

This is an exciting opportunity to progress your career and assist in the delivery of Defence design and safety engineering projects.

Your role will be permanent and will provide an interface between the internal customer and design / safety engineering teams.

The department offers a friendly, flexible working environment, with opportunities for development and progression within the Company

The Role:

As a Planning Engineer you will:

  • develop detail within new & existing post initiation project schedules,
  • maintain schedules and ensure correct cost collection
  • update progress and supply accurate reports, analysis with variances investigation,
  • manage project baselines
  • Undertake change management

Key Skills/Experiences:

Demonstrable knowledge of primavera P6 or other Project Management systems and in have a good working knowledge of windows based applications.

Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management. You will have a good knowledge of project controls and management principles.

It would be advantageous for you to have experience of facilities management in a regulated environment.