Project Planner

Reference rfc2939
Salary €neg
Industry Engineering-construction
Location Dublin

The Company

State owned company based in Dublin.


  • This role will encompass the total planning requirements of the Capital Programme
  • Manage all Contractors construction programme
  • Presentations to the project team, clients and others
  • Producing construction schedules for agreement with client in conjunction with the relevant PM’s.
  • Fully resource/cost loaded schedule including the updating of contractor’s construction schedules.
  • Track planned v actual progress and produce reports – monitoring of same.
  • Working with other project team members to capture & log any issues affecting progress
  • Develop resources histogram and output ratios.
  • Coordinate with site management the planning requirements.
  • Prepare progress reports based on base line programme and critical path – the reports mustminclude details of recommendations to maintain required completion
  •  Prepare recovery programmes
  • Project Planning using Primavera Software and MS Project’ or/and Asta software.

The Person

  • As a Project Planner you will possess the ability to analyse and convert BOQ’s into a progress measuring format suitable for the project.
  • Possess a first class understanding of labour man hour’s and weightings
  • The Project planner/Project Controls Engineer will use WBS to divide projects into Discipline’s as required.
  • Must be totally conversant with Project Progress Reporting using Earned Value, S Curve’s,  Histograms and Commodity Curves.
  • Update Cost Loading of primavera schedules on a regular basics or as required by the PMO.
  • Attend all contractor’s meetings.
  • Represent the company at progress and planning meetings.


  • 3 rd level qualification in Engineer or Construction.
  • Membership of a relevant/ recognised organisation. [e.g., Institute of Planners /  PMI-SP].
  • experience in Primavera P6 software Role, as a minimum.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Primavera, Microsoft Project, Asta Power Project
  • Experienced in working on projects valued at €10- €100 million within the Civil Engineering Sector.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Ability to work well in a pressurized team environment is crucial, and on own initiative when required.
  • Analytical thinker with demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at a high level of quality
  • Attending site meetings (internal & client based) • Monitoring original v actual budgets for scope growth/changes/creep.

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