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Parsons Corporation Planning Engineer in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

The Planner/ Scheduler will work as part of the Project Controls team and will be responsible for implementing a schedule and earned value management across a selection of projects, in coordination with Project Managers and Engineering Leads.

The main objective of this role is to help generate a project-wide reporting and analysis tool, which will serve as the benchmark for evaluating projects’ performance. In addition, the Planner may be required to provide support to proposals and/or construction projects with respect to planning and scheduling issues and the progress of the works

The role Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field.

Familiarity with various software used in the Project Controls Department, such as Microsoft Office Suite.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in coordination with the Project

  • Manager

  • Develop detailed schedules with resource/cost loading at the activity level.

  • Develop and maintain detailed deliverable lists for each design project in coordination with Project/Engineering Manager.

  • Implement a deliverable-based progress measurement model and coordinate with Leads to maintain periodic updates.

  • Utilize Earned Value Management techniques to evaluate schedule and cost performance metrics.

  • Maintain bi-weekly updates of Earned Value Analysis dashboard at the project and Sector level.

  • Construction Support: Review, check and evaluate Contractors’ schedule of works. Monitor the work progress, compare to the accepted program of work and report to the Project Manager.

  • Prepare weekly and/or monthly progress reports covering the status of construction projects.

  • Proposal Support: Develop schedules in support of Parsons’ proposals for new pursuits.

  • Attend meetings (both internally and externally) and discuss/present schedule/progress related matters.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Construction or related field and minimum 10 years of experience in Planning/Scheduling, utilizing Primavera Project Management'P6'.

  • Experience working on both design and construction projects is a must.

  • Proven experience in utilization of Earned Value Management in performance analysis and reporting.

  • Must be fluent in English both written and spoken and be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and managers.

  • Must be able to represent Parsons in front of clients in meetings/presentations

  • Preferably have a minimum 5 years experience in the gulf region

  • Must have excellent skills in utilizing MS Office applications, especially Excel. Must be able to create and maintain complex spreadsheets, including the utilization

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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