Planning Engineer


Dubai, UAE

Posted on: 13 May 2024

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Employment: Full Time

At Stantec, we approach every project as a partnership, because our work creates a lasting impact on our clients’ communities. We believe that when smart, passionate, creative people come together, real possibilities are within reach.

The Stantec community unites more than 30,000 employees working in over 450 locations across 6 continents. Our people are at the heart of everything we do; they give our work purpose. If you want to be a part of our unwavering team and can bring your sense of imagination and determination to every challenge, then this is the right place for you.

Stantec is looking for a Planning Engineer to join our dynamic team in Dubai.

The Planning Engineer will assist the Resident Engineer in reviewing the Contractor's Programme.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop, implement, and maintain Project Planning & Scheduling strategy, plans and procedures in line with the proposal requirements.
• Develop preliminary schedules and identify project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks and targets to determine the staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project through the project measurement system.
• Analyze monthly schedule submittals and prepare input into overall monthly Project reports consistent with the overall Project reporting system.
• Carry out Schedule Risk Analysis. Identify schedule slippages and potential slippages and develop and propose mitigation actions.
• Provide support to verify claimed monthly progress against invoices, variations and change orders.
• Work alongside Project Control function within the Project Management team, to ensure that project cost phasing is kept up to date in line with current forecasts.
• Anticipate and resolve any problems, bottlenecks/scheduling conflicts.

• Degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Profession or an Engineering related field.
• 8 - 10 years relevant experience
• Proficient in the use of Primavera P6 and MS Project.
• Demonstrable experience of liaison with consultants on multiple construction contracts
• Fluent in spoken and written English and able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders
• PMP Project Management Professional Certified
• The ability to manage a heavy workload, with a close attention to detail.
• Excellent computer skills.
• A customer-focused approach, possessing impressive communication skills.
• The ability to work autonomously, reviewing your work on a regular basis while consistently meeting your objectives and the capabilities to meet tight deadlines.
• Committed to working with all levels of management on a daily and ongoing basis.
• A proactive approach, working effectively in coordinating activities and complex tasks, taking professional responsibility in all matters.
• Be of the highest calibre: punctual, attentive and competent in adhering to Stantec policies, procedures and working practices.
• A flexible approach to working hours and travel


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. This allows us to assess what’s needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

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