Junior Planner - United Kingdom

07 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Planner, Swindon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon
Job Summary
Strong order book, means that we need to ramp up delivery to meet various client programme commitments. Recruitment into these junior roles will aid growth of the team, allow career progression for existing employees and help with overall management of fatigue and morale.
Job Description:
General Description: Working from the AECOM office in Swindon and reporting to the Rail divisions S&C Alliance Responsible Manager, the Junior Planner will in cooperation with a more senior planner work towards producing all the necessary on-site safety paperwork and documentation. They will make and submit the labour requests, be the custodian of the SWP register and file the site document returns. The junior planner will assist the responsible manager in finding and booking track access to Network rail time scales.
They must be able to prioritise their own work load. Have a keen attention to detail and be flexible and adaptable in approach.
The Junior Planner will work towards attaining a full understanding of the planning role and aspire to work without supervision.

Adheres to planning hierarchy

Produce the on-site safety paperwork

Assists in AECOM/S&C Alliance representation at NR planning meetings

Plans work to priorities set by Senior Planner

Monitor and report on productivity

File and monitor the site returns

Any other duties as directed by Operations Management

Work towards NR competencies PTS / COSS / SSoW planner


Opportunities for site work and overtime. Weekend working and occasional night working will be expected / required

Opportunities for progression

Opportunities to gain industry recognises qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Rail experience not essential as training will be given

Attention to detail, methodical and organised

Use of Excel and Word essential

Able to read and understand plans, training will be given

Flexible with working hours.

Driving Licence essential

Willingness to learn on-the-job.

Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential

Preferred Qualifications

A Level or equivalent as minimum

Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group DCS
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 199784BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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