Planning Engineer

  • Job Reference: SF56789
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Cavendish Nuclear
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary: £33,000 to £43,000
  • Sector: Administration, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Planning Engineer
Location: Warrington, Cheshire + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: £33,000 - £43,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56789

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Planning Engineer at our Warrington site.

The role
As a Planning Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. As our experienced Planning Engineer, you will be the driving force behind ensuring a seamless project and programme delivery.

Day-to-day, you'll be the driving force behind orchestrating schedules independently, focusing on complex scenarios across P3M. Your role involves crafting and maintaining integrated schedules for projects and programmes, whilst considering dependencies and resource requirements.

  • Develop/implement and maintain the Project structures (WBS/OBS/RBS/CBS)
  • Develop/baseline and maintain the Project integrated schedule. (Level 1-3)
  • Ensure alignment between the integrated scheduling toolset and the companies financial and material demand toolset. This includes alignment of any Level 4/5 schedules.
  • Regular status update of the integrated schedule and the provision of metrics (e.g. critical path/total float) and schedule analysis of the impact to the project.
  • Resource/cost loaded schedules to inform the IBP and also to provide financial status of the project

This role is full time, 37 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with three days days in the office/onsite and two days working from home.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Planning Engineer

  • Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
  • Extensive experience applying schedule management in a complex environment
  • Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3/JCT etc )
  • Advanced knowledge of scheduling toolsets e.g. Primavera/MSP etc
  • Quantitative risk analysis experience

Qualifications for the Planning Engineer

  • Ideally a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in engineering / project / construction management or a related field

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 20/05/2024

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