Planning Engineer

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15 days ago

Planning Engineer

Duration: 6 months initially

Pay: £40 - £45 an hour Inside IR35

Location: Devonport, Plymouth - Hybrid

Active SC is required

The Role

You will be working for an aerospace, defence and nuclear engineering services company.

You will provide project managers with accurate and timely project planning tools and cost reports for all work undertaken by the Engineering Services Technical Authority (ES TA) or Specified Project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer.

You will develop the Project Planning and Cost Control functions within the Nuclear Engineering Directorate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project planning and co-ordination activities for ES TA or Specified Project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer.
  • To maintain the budget inventory of approved tasks for ES TA.
  • To provide a cost collection service for all project and overhead work within ES TA or Specified Project(s) allocated by the Senior Planning Engineer.
  • To develop the Project planning tools and deliverables within ES TA as required by the Nuclear Engineering Director.
  • To develop the cost collection service within ES TA as required by the Engineering Services Director.
  • To provide routine and detailed reports/support to meet the requirements of ES TA Facilities Manager and individual Project Managers/Centre Managers.
  • To assist in the development of a rationalised project planning and cost collection service for the whole of Engineering Services.
  • Co-ordinate the activities of Labour Capture input.
  • To manage a team of Administrators/Cost Engineers when project requirements arise.


  • BTEC in an engineering discipline or relevant experience
  • Active SC
  • Sound knowledge of a dockyard nuclear environment.
  • Good communication and analytical skills and computer literate
  • Good working knowledge of windows-based computer applications, including an understanding of relational database methodology
  • Requisite project management / planning experience
  • Primavera P6 user
  • Naval and Nuclear backgrounds are highly desirable

If you feel you would be a good fit for this role please submit your CV in the first instance for review.

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