Project Planner

ATA Recruitment Ltd
Bristol (City Centre)
08 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Planner – Highways



This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading civil engineering and infrastructure contractors on a long-term contract basis. Working within the Highways division, you’ll join a dedicated team working on an exciting new junction programme designed to facilitate a better quality of travel for one of Avonmouth’s key road arteries. With an ever-expanding team and a history of delivering excellence to both major national schemes and local maintenance frameworks, it’s a great time to join the Highways sector of this market-leading firm. If you’re looking to further your career as a Project Planner and you’ve got plenty of Highways major projects experience, this is the one for you!


You’ll be jumping straight in at the deep end as a Project Planner on this multi-million-pound scheme encompassing a brand-new junction, roundabout, bridge and associated road upgrades. Enabling works are currently underway and ground is due to be broken on site over the next couple of months, so you’ll be in on the action right from the start. As a site-based Project Planner, you’ll be working directly with the projects and commercial teams to develop client-facing contract programmes and will also have the opportunity to travel to head office when supporting work-winning pre-qualifications and tenders across the Highways division. On a daily basis, your duties will include updating the Detailed Design Programme and Pre-Construction Schedule alongside designers to ensure a robust and achievable schedule is delivered which accurately reflects risk and key project milestone impact opportunities. Alongside this, you’ll also be responsible for cost loading the schedule, generated earned value analysis, monthly updating schedule and reports and factoring in the impact of compensation events or any other project impact. There’s plenty to sink your teeth into here, so if you’re think you’re up for the challenge, register your interest today to book an interview slot.


Major projects Highways experience is a must for this position. You’ll play an important role in this busy, dedicated planning team so you’ll need to be able to work both as part of a team and independently on this multi-million-pound key project. You’ll need to be able to scrutinise design information and provide value-adding input to ensure the optimum solutions are developed throughout the construction phase. You’ll also need to be highly technically skilled and effective and efficient in the use of Primavera P6. Extensive experience in Earned Value Analysis (EVA) is also essential for this role as it will play a significant part in your daily duties. Alongside this, you’ll ideally come from a strong civils background and be educated to HNC/HND or degree level in Civil Engineering.


  • Extensive Highways major projects experience

  • Experience in P6

  • EVA competency

  • HNC/HND or Degree educated in Civil Engineering

  • Willing to work both on site and travel to head office


  • c£400 per day LTD DOE


To apply for the role, do so directly through the advert or send your CV to . If you’d like more information before applying, please call and ask for Sophie.

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