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Parsons Corporation Planning Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Job Description:

Planning Engineer

Abu Dhabi

You have a talent for recognizing trends and aiming for bigger goals

You have an active interest in keeping up with trends, market needs, and your organization's competitive standing, and you share your broad awareness to inform decisions and recommendations. Your overview will help inform our ability to innovate, adapt, and stay ahead of the curve. We will listen carefully to your observations and recognize and reward your contributions.


  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems.

  • Review overall project status with the project management team and recommend corrective action where necessary

  • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work arounds.

  • Verifying actual progress and comparing actual performance to original plans.

  • Reports status of schedule to appropriate project and Company management as well to the client.

  • Evaluate allocation of resources and provide recommendations to maintain the required progress.

  • Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.

  • Accumulates historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

  • Lead meetings related to the schedule and its associated process and procedure.

  • Familiarity with delay analysis techniques and claims to review the submitted claims and prepare recommendation report.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management or project management, with minimum 12 years of experience in managing schedules and project controls activities related to infrastructure projects.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in GCC, particularly in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

  • Proficient PC skills including proficiency in P6 and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Knowledge of engineering, construction tools and general processes for infrastructure projects.

  • Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.