1 Nov 2016

Senior Planning Engineer

Execz – Posted by ExeczMogadishu, Banaadir, Somalia

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Job Description

Senior Planning Engineer

Somalia (Mogadishu)

1 Year Contract – Renewable

Type of Business:
Construction/Engineering Consulting Firm

4 000 – 6 000 US Dollars pm plus annual performance related bonus + accommodation, meals, laundry, healthcare insurance and local transport are provided free, 54 days paid leave per annum with 3 flights per annum paid to home country. For every 156 days in station, 27 days of leave to be taken.

Purpose of the Job:
The Senior Planning Engineer will provide a support function on a project/projects ensuring all Project Controls & Planning requirements of site management are maintained. As a Design Engineer he will be responsible to manage the design function and coordinate between the client, construction and design. To monitor the programme and ensure works are completed in a timely manner.

Main Functions:
As a Senior Planning Engineer:

Prepare Programmes
• Set up project calendar
• Set up Activities and Coding with construction managers
• Set up resource requirements using ALEC standard outputs
• Sequence & link the required activities, within given milestones.
• Establish the critical path through the programme
• Prepare information schedule in conjunction with construction manager
• Prepare subcontract appointment schedule with construction manager

Progress monitoring and updates
• Regular progress recording on site of actual progress
• Record & report actual progress against target programme
• Preparation of required reports for construction managers
• Interpret data and identify bottlenecks with construction manager
• Predict completion dates and prepare “Look-ahead” reports

Monitor resources and Key Performance Index items (KPI’s)
• Create baseline resource curves
• Record actual against planned on resource curves & KPI’s
• Create records of actual progress of KPI’s
• Liaise with construction managers regarding resource requirements

Sub-Contractor programmes
• Examine and report on subcontract programmes
• Ensure subcontract programmes are in line with site requirements
• Monitor subcontract work against programmes
• Report on subcontract progress to construction managers

Working Programmes
• Establish working programme requirements with construction managers
• Prepare working programmes in consultation with site supervision
• Monitor & report on working programmes
• Revise working programmes where required by construction managers

Delay analysis
• Record delay items and link to relevant programme activities
• Establish effect of delay items on programme
• Suggest recovery methods in conjunction with construction managers

As a Design Engineer:
• To understand the conditions of the contract with the client
• To ensure all work is carried out to the specific requirements of the client
• To be familiar with the BOQ for the contract
• To oversee the receipt of IFC drawings and sketches
• To review the RFI responses, and engineers instructions
• To receive and act on design changes
• To complete work to the highest standard, ensuring a high quality product for the client
• To authorise materials submittals and methods of work
• To ensure all documents are stored and filed accordingly
• To ensure document submittals are completed in a timely manner
• To ensure all work is completed in compliance with the site HSE plan
• To compile the monthly design report for Senior Managers
• To compile the weekly design report for Senior Managers
• To complete the submittal planning
• To delegate and oversee all tasks within the design team
• To monitor work performance and motivate staff
• To ensure the RA International shop drawings are completed
• To review design calculations
• To support Authority submissions where necessary
• To review support work calculations

• Civil Engineering or Building Degree or equivalent
• 5 – 6 years as Planning Engineer as well as Construction Design in the construction industry
• Training and experience in project controls & planning using Primavera P3, P5 or P6 and Excel
• Knowledge of key design software (Staad, Prokon, Etab)
• Knowledge of AutoCAD
• Advanced knowledge of MS Office
• Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat
• Ability to work well in a teamwork
• Ability to takes a proactive approach to work
• Show’s they can be trusted and information is kept in confidence
• Communicates well at all levels
• Plans their time and work accordingly
• Manages their time to the best possible advantage
• Completes a quality job – right first time
• Experience of motivating a team
• Ability to make good decisions, quickly
• Applies courage at work

How to Apply

Applicants please note that a specific consultant is dealing with this vacancy. To apply for this position please submit your CV through to response201@execz.co.za along with all your supporting documents, such a payslip and any certificates. You can also visit our website (www.execz.co.za) for more information on this vacancy and related others.

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time.

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