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Construction Planning Engineer

Construction Planning Engineer

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About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


We require a Construction Planning Engineer to work onsite for a Gas Compression upgrade project. The candidate will need a strong background in Construction Planning experience including Civil, Mechanical, Piping and Electrical/Instrumentation installation. Onsite Construction Planning experience within Oil and Gas or Power is essential.

Initially this role will be based in Manchester to develop a detailed Construction schedule then move to site in Peterborough.

What will I be doing?

  • Develop the Baseline Construction schedule
  • Ensure Planning and Scheduling requirements are incorporated into subcontract enquiries and evaluate responses
  • Ensure Subcontract schedules are incorporated into a Master Delivery Schedule
  • Ensure timely development of an integrated schedule baseline to the prescribed level of detail
  • Establish the resource plan and project measurement systems
  • Ensure project schedule is continually monitored, updated and reported against including forecasts and comparisons against baselines

  • Implement earned value analysis (schedule and performance management)

About you

  • Degree in Engineering, Construction related technical discipline, QCF Diploma or NVQ in Project Controls or equivalent industry experience
  • Construction Planning role

  • Primavera P6 proficient
  • Oil and Gas experience
  • Construction experience
  • NEC3 experience

Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.