Job description / Role
Senior Planning Engineer
Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
Parsons provides construction supervision consultancy to a flagship infrastructure project in Dubai, UAE. The planned development encompasses commercial districts linked by leisure developments that expand into further residential neighborhoods and parks in an area of approximately 400 hectares. Scope of work includes internal roads, external highway intersections, bridges, street lighting, electrical (HV and LV) networks, district cooling, potable water, sewerage, storm water drainage networks, waste management and other structures and infrastructure works.
Develop and review project schedule.
Plan, coordinate, supervise and direct all planning and scheduling activities.
Organize, implement and maintain scheduling management system supporting identified projects and their plans.
Assist to set up tasks and sub tasks to ensure satisfactory realization of project contract requirements as scheduled.
Ensure that corporate planning and schedule standards are implemented and that all project related activities comply.
Interact with project team and project managers to understand scope of work and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
Suggest management of risks affecting project schedules and interfaces.
Assist project team to develop and maintain periodic status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
15 years of relevant experience in supporting large scale infrastructure and land development projects.
Preferably with extensive experience working on similar projects in Dubai.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Adept in using Primavera and Microsoft Office applications.
Knowledge of engineering, construction tools and general processes for infrastructure projects.
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.