Project Planner

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Parker Technical Services part of the Edwin James Group is a leading independently owned property and infrastructure support services company delivering integrated building and facilities management services. Our team of over 1000 people works for and with a diverse Blue Chip client base across diverse sectors including Manufacturing, Food, Government and private programs. Our goal is to be known as a straightforward, no-nonsense operation that is easy to understand, and easy to work with.

We provide a strong health and safety culture and ample personal development opportunities. Our ethos is Safety, Service, People this is known as the EJ way and is practised throughout the group

Due to exciting growth plans, new contract wins and acquisitions we have a new permanent job opportunity for an experienced Project Planner to assist in the deliver of mechanical and plumbing works based out of any of our offices in either Inverness, Aberdeen or in Glasgow

Key Responsibilities

This role will include a variety of tasks including the following:

  • Plan, Structure and lead the project from initial stages through to completion
  • Complete and distribute regular progress reports in line with project timetables
  • Manage progress and the communication of any updates between the programme and operational staff via meetings and reporting
  • Highlight both the dependencies and interfaces between trades
  • Maintain a fully logically linked Primavera P6 project programme
  • Ensure the schedule is resourced and update as required to reflect modifications in the execution strategy
  • Lead the planning of tender programmes
  • Calculate productivity ratios
Skills & Experience
We value everyone’s skills and experiences but for this role are looking for people who:
  • Proven experience of planning tools such as Primavera preferably on mechanical, electrical and plumbing projects
  • Operational experience of construction projects
  • Working experience of project management methodology
  • Proven ability in working with engineering / operational teams to capture real time progress
  • Preferably have experience working in an NEC3 contract environment (although not essential)
  • A competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to this position
  • Supported training both internally and externally
  • A company who put employee wellbeing at the forefront of its agenda
  • Career Development within a growing and constantly evolving business

If this is your dream role, then we’d love to hear from you

We are an equal opportunity employer who promotes and celebrates diversity within our business. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment Please contact us to request accommodation

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