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Parsons Corporation Planning Engineer - Infrastructure in United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Planning Engineer - Infrastructure to join our team! In this role you will get to review, check and evaluate the Contractor’s time schedule of works.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Following the review, recommend, acceptance / rejection of the Contractor’s time schedule to Planning Manager/Senior Planning Engineer for forwarding the recommendation to the Engineer (PMC) and Client for program acceptance.

  • Monitor the work progress, compare to the accepted program of work and report to the Planning Manager.

  • Coordinate with the Planning Engineers of Client/PMC and the Contractor on all scheduling issues and progress.

  • Prepare weekly, monthly (or any period agreed with the Engineer (PMC) / Client) reports about the status of construction progress.

  • Evaluate, and forecast project progress and performance against the established accepted / amended schedule with critical milestones.

  • Assess the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Inform the Planning Manager/Senior Planning Engineer (for informing PMC / Client) of any potential delays in the project completion or the milestones.

  • Analyse, assess and participate in discussions about any suggested recovery program by the Contractor to mitigate any delays.

  • Participate in the assessment and analysis of time related claims by the contractor.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Construction or related field

  • Minimum of 10 years demonstrable experience in all aspects of civil supervision on major road, highway and general infrastructure projects preferably in the Gulf region.

  • Certification in planning and scheduling of projects and in using Primavera applications (Primavera Project Management / P6 and Primavera Contract Management I Expedition) and cost engineering preferred.

  • Project management experience in planning, scheduling and cost engineering.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in project planning, budgeting, cost phasing and control from the project initiation to close out phases, utilizing computer based systems (Primavera Project Management 'P6' and Primavera Contract Management 'Expedition'), within the framework' of an integrated project services function for the effective management of a wide range of concurrent projects, to meet the business plan objectives.

  • Familiarity with the techniques for schedule impact analysis.

  • Preferable have experience in the gulf region specially in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Preferably fully conversant with the standard forms of Contracts.

  • Must have a sound knowledge about contractual relationships.

  • Must be fully computer literate and able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, etc. and any project specific engineering and construction relevant software.

  • Must be fluent in English both written and spoken with an excellent capability in written technical skills, good report writing, analytical and computer skills as well as oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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