About the client: Our client was founded in in the mid-90s, operating from an office within the Home Counties with the aim of developing the business into a company capable of undertaking works packages across Civils, Groundworks, Rail. Since then, they have become one of the most well-known & respected contractors in London and one of only a few to be a Tier 1 supplier to Network rail, with an annual Turnover in excess of £140m.

  1. Provide leadership and take responsibility for the planning and production control processes  
  2. Communicate a logical sequence of events, ensure that all programmes are compliant with the Project requirements, and are co-created and adopted by the whole construction team; ensuring that the most economical/ advantageous construction solutions are adopted.
  3. Provide leadership, support and training for assistant/junior planners and production controllers and contribute to their career development.
  4. Analyse performance/ provide and maintain progress reports, and advise team of likely impact and recommend solutions. 
  5. Provide key resource requirements.
  6. Contribute to accurate preliminary assessment of time resource and performance requirements.
  7. Provide/ coordinate time related information for 2nd and 3rd tier suppliers.
  8. Represent the Project with the contractor and stakeholders.
  9. Provide expert content to documents and submissions.
  10. Provide general support to management
  11. Awareness of Environmental issues within the construction company environment and the Environmental Manual policy and objectives

Key Skills

  • Competent (and confident) in technical aspects of planning.
  • Technically confident.
  • Experienced in a wide range of contracts/ work types.
  • Good communicator.
  • Team player.
  • Experienced in construction methods.
  • Able to provide quality information within deadlines.
  • Empathy with other departments and projects.
  • Flexible.

About the Benefits: An excellent opportunity to further your career as an Estimator with a company that will develop and ensure progression. A very competitive salary also.

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