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Planning Engineer

Parsons International

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Ref: HP094-2904

Job description / Role

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Review and convey Engineer’s consent to the Contractors’ Baseline program of works in line with Contract conditions
• Validation of compatibility of assigned resources for timely completion of the project
• Generation of monthly Cash projection and resources histograms
• Preparation of consolidated report on contractor’s program for taking Employer’s consent
• Arranging coordination meetings with Employer’s representatives to demonstrate Contractor’s program, Engineer’s observations, if any, and necessary conditions to be imposed prior to his consent
• Assist Resident Engineer & Quantity Surveyor in tracking the project against its baseline schedule
• Identify the potential areas of delay, highlight the critical events & suggest / provide mitigation measures to minimize those delays during progress meetings
• Revise the internal schedule as per conclusions, design modifications or other alternatives to be taken by Engineer’s Design / Supervision Team and identify the impact on the internal schedule as a result of these actions/deficiencies
• Exercising alternative to assess their time impacts of any variations / omissions / instructions to demonstrate the Employer prior to finalizing/issuing such variation to the contractor
• Assist Resident Engineer & Construction Manager to advise Contractor for recovery plans of off-schedule and unanticipated eventualities
• Actively participate in project progress meetings at site
• Assisting project Senior Quantity Surveyor and Resident Engineer in responding to contractor’s notices by proving programming data feedback
• Commenting on Contractor’s slow progress and identify concurrent delay during course of execution
• Compilation of correspondences, drawings, and other contemporaneous records with coordination of site staff and contractor personnel to analyze Contractor’s Extension of time claim
• Assessment of contractor’s claim
• Preparation of Engineer’s initial report, impacted programs using suitable delay analyzing techniques to support/substantiate the Engineer’s recommendations on contractor’s claims
• Preparation of presentation of Engineer’s determination on Contractor’s claims to demonstrate the Employer’s representatives
• Participate in consultation meetings with Contractor’s representatives after Engineer’s initial assessment on his claim
• Attending meeting with Employer’s representative to demonstrate contractor’s claims and Engineer assessment


• Minimum of 8 years of related work experience ideally in infrastructure projects
• Possess a degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field
• Should have basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field
• Proficient PC skills including a working knowledge of various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite is preferred
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Ability to communicate logically and clearly with management and staff
• Commitment to safe work practices

About the Company

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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Planning Engineer salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 10,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience