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Site construction planner

Bridgwater, Somerset



Sector: Nuclear

Posted: 02/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23603_1696242557

Site Construction Planner
Salary up to £66,815 (DOE) + 13% Secondment allowance (if based more than 2 hours' drive from site)
About the role:
Astute's Nuclear team is partnering with a large UK Nuclear company that are looking to recruit a Site Construction Planner to work on Hinkley Point C projects based out of Bridgwater.

As the Site Construction Planner, you will be responsible for managing the detailed site construction schedules for mechanical, electrical & HVAC installation at site to ensure compliance within the project integrated work schedule & detailed task order schedules.

If you're an experience Site Construction Planner and are looking to work for an organisation that is established in the Nuclear sector then please get in touch.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the MEH Planning Manager you will:
  • Provide & update weekly planning data in project controls systems.
  • Produce detailed planning reports at level 5 & 6 to support construction teams.
  • Identifying quantities and factors affecting the programme from live information at site
  • Identifying planning scope, major constraints, and contract requirements
  • Establishing and agreeing with all relevant stakeholder's construction outputs and associated working hours.
  • Establishing and agreeing with stakeholders' key methods of construction, sequencing, installation, and handover to commissioning.
  • Producing and documenting the planning deliverables including programmes, planning philosophy, presentations, and reports.
  • Produce adhoc detailed schedules (lifting, temporary works schedules e.g. CBS, scaffolding etc.)
  • Site schedule reporting.
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • Hold an OND/HND in a relevant subject is desirable, as is Professional membership of one or more of the following: RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE.
  • Have experience of planning services within large scale projects within the construction industry (£2000m+)
  • Understand various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications including JCT, NEC or bespoke forms of Construction Contracts
  • Understand various methods of planning, programming, and progress monitoring.
  • Have an understanding of the construction market, methods of construction, plant, equipment, and labour requirements.
  • Be experienced working with 4D planning is desirable
Personal skills:
The Site Construction Planner role would suit someone who is:
  • Experienced in coordinating Multimillion Pond projects.
  • Has excellent organisational & time management skills
Salary and benefits of the Head of Radioactive Waste role:
  • Salary up to £66,815 (DOE)
  • 13 % Secondment allowance - if based more than 2 hours' drive from site.
  • Generous holiday allowance - 25 days + Bank holidays
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02393910041 to speak to Matthew Brindley who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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