Planning Engineer

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The main responsibility of planning engineer is to prepare time schedule of project and ensure that all pre-planned deadlines are met and programs







Software Skills: He should be well versed in Scheduling software used on the project like Primavera P6. He should have knowledge of different level of schedules like L1, L2, L3, L4. He should know advanced Microsoft Excel for data visualization if required & Microsoft PowerPoint for presentations.
Progress Measurement Sheet (PMS): Planning engineer should be able to prepare and maintain PMS. He should have knowledge of WBS in a project and how to set weight percentage factors.
Event Recording: He should maintain the event records to prepare Extension of Time – EOT later on.
Minutes of Meetings-MOM: He needs to review and prepare MOM and float the concerned stakeholder later on. He should be able to handle the Contractor & can challenge the Project Management Team at the same time if anything seems out of track.
Risk Register Maintenance: He is solely responsible for getting updates & keep the Risk Register. Also, he should continuously update the PM with any corrective action.
Change Order Request: He is the one if he finds any feasible change in scope needs to evaluate the resources, time, etc. & raises it to the concern.
Project Analysis: He should be good enough to prepare presentable related S Curves like for Earned Value Analysis, can analyze SPI-Schedule Performance Index, CPI-Cost performance Indicators, Cost Variance, Schedule Variance, Progress Measurement System, and so on as per requirements.
Invoice Preparation / Review: As per his job role, he needs to prepare the Invoice or review according to contractual project requirements.
Understand & Knows Drawings: He should be well versed in drawing reading at least to evaluate the quantities, although this is a job of a QS- Quantity Surveyor but on a smaller project, you may have fewer resources in the case.
Daily, Weekly & Monthly Reports: Planning Engineer should be able to do continuous tracking of the project & can prepare required reports as per contract.
Understanding of Contract nomenclature: He should have good understanding of contractual documents so that he can prepare a plan to avoid scope creep in the project.
Lesson Learned Report: He is responsible for preparing & maintain lessons learned throughout the whole project.







Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Civil or Mechanical.
Minimum of three years’ experience in planning, estimating and other areas of project controls in a construction environment.
Excellent level of proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office programs
Operating knowledge and experience of planning tools
Basic knowledge and experience in HS & E requirements
Knowledge and experience in ERP systems, preferably SAP.
Proficient with computer programs and a working knowledge of new technology
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers, outside agencies, business partners.
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills