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Freelance Project Planner

  • Location: Northumberland
  • Sector: Building, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Planner
  • Salary: £375 - £400 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: PP - Civils_1583741967
Job description

PSR is representing a major tier one civil engineering contractor that has a national reach. Our client has secured a number of significant projects this year including a number of schemes in Tyne & Wear. Our client has the capability to undertake complex schemes across the UK, but at the same time be involved in local smaller schemes from £1m+. They work in most specialisms within construction and infrastructure.

Candidates are expected to have experience as a Planner working on civil engineering projects, preferably on roads or similar infrastructure related work. You will benefit from working for a contractor that has an interesting and diverse portfolio of clients including competitively tendered and framework projects and genuine career opportunities. Our client has a regional office, where you will be based and visit projects for update meetings, client meetings and collaborate with the site teams. Typically you will be working on 2 to 3 projects within 1- 1.5 hour radius of the office.

Duties Include:

  • Accurate planning updates and progress reporting
  • Critical path analysis
  • Creation of programmes to NEC contract requirements
  • Project team meetings
  • Identify changes to the programme
  • As-built programmes
  • Liaise with external consultants and internal teams
  • Work with the Bid Team to develop methodology and resource allocations

The freelance rate on offer is negotiable, dependent on an individuals experience. Candidates whom have undertaken a similar role previously, with an equivalent contractor should be able to achieve the higher end of the pay bracket.